Of course he was VERY displeased. Out of anger, he sent randomly two hurricanes down to Earth. And an earthquake. Others had ended up quite well. Why wouldn't he want in Andromeda too? Or the Butterfly Galaxy. Or Cigar. Like a boss. This way, he was going to be the earthlings' Admin, which didn't even deserve to have their name written with an initial. I would ban them all. Poor them - two hands, two feet and that stupidly small head of theirs with a brain out of which they only used ten percent. Ugh. Probably that is why they keep insisting on drawing him with a white beard, when actually

(Translated by Nina Iulia Tufă / University of Bucharest, Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literatures, MTTLC, year I / Corrected by Silvia Petrescu, coordinator of the translations)

Real Fiction is a collective project started in 2013 by Florin Piersic Jr. The concept of Real Fiction continued to exist as a Facebook group, after a volume of stories was published at Humanitas Publishing House. (In January 2021, the group has 3.000 members.) The authors write ultra-short stories, with the texts limited to 500 characters (in Romanian, so the length of the English translation might be a little different) - a flash-fiction exercise on a topic that changes almost daily. The group's coordinators are Florin Piersic Jr., Gabriel Molnar, and Luchian Abel. (Drawing by Adrian T. Roman)

*Versiunea în română a acestui text se poate citi aici, în rubrica Ficţiuni Reale.

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