Sometimes A Fancy Mustache Is Not Enough


I'm just this guy, you know?

To expand on that, I am also the following...

- A former ficly member who is 38 years old and is schizoaffective (depressive type)

- Into creating languages and fantasy worlds from scratch

- A listener of audiobooks & good tunes

- Always too hard on myself

I twiddled my mustache. Simply because I had a mustache which was very twiddle-able. It curled in a way that laughed at gravity, without wax of any kind and no roustabout would be able to ever knock it askew.

I toweled the sweat from my brow like so many times before and cracked each knuckle individually as to give them a proper wake up.

"Time for business, boyos," I whispered to them as I balled my fists until the aforementioned knuckles turned white in an anticipatory way.


The crowd roared for me. It felt good. The cheers poured over me like like a barman pouring a bucket over a drunkard in the cobblestone alley.


The crowd hushed for the newcomer. You could hear the puffs of smoke from the cigars at ringside. I gave the kid a playful sneer and put up my proverbial dukes. He looked nervous, but ready to give and take punches of great magnitude.

Surely this would be a fight to reme-



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ElshaHawk LoA

ElshaHawk LoA

K.O. The mustache clearly wasn't powerful enough.

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Mighty-Joe Young LOA

Mighty-Joe Young LOA

Incredible simile about the bucket, I just want you to know i am planning on stealing that in the future. This was great example of how much feeling and story can go into flash. You are awesome!!

  • #1832 Posted 6 years ago
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Hahaha! I'm amazed at how quickly you built a character I wasn't upset to see knocked out. Between praising his own mustache to his playful sneer in the ring, it's evident this guy is cocky.

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