I was tagged by Simple American, but I would have tagged myself in any case, cause I find this one intriguing. If you find it the same, then consider yourself tagged, too.
The Rules : Write a composition using the following 10 words. The composition is not to be more than 300 words in length. The words must be used in the order found on the list. Each word presented in the list must be used only once.
The Words: Actinide, Juvenescence, Ease, Oval Office, Cottager, Accede, Biryani, Crashing, Screenplay, Space shuttle
The following is exactly 300 words.
So, you want to hear about Thor. Well, I'll tell you. About Thor. And Lawrence. The chauffeur and the butler's assistant. Both attractive, but Thor got there first. 'Thorium and Lawrencium, we're both radioactive, but only I occur naturally. He needs to be synthesized. His half-life is much shorter than mine.' So I chose Thor. What can I say? I’m a sucker for an actinide.
At first, it was just so right. I was in a continual state of bliss, returned to juvenescence. I felt for the first time truly at ease. But it couldn't last. I liked being driven to his little house on the outskirts of town, but I am destined for mansions, for the Oval Office, not a cottage. I wasn't born to be a cottager.
So, I had to let him go. He protested of course, tried to win me back, but in the end he had no choice but to accede to my desires. Not that it was easy for me, especially with that last ditch effort with the champagne and home-cooked biryani. But I held fast.
After that, we lost touch. Rumour has it that, without my affections, his life came crashing down, in a haze of drink and drugs. But of course, that's not the case anymore, as we both know. How could I know that screenplay he was working on, that I laughed at the whole time we were together, knowing he'd never finish it, would be so big? While I languish here in mere ordinary riches, he could be out buying a space shuttle from all the marketing tie-in profits, for all I know. How was I to know? If only I had known...
Actually, I'm not feeling so well. Maybe we should call this interview a little short now....