Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Drabble: Secret Identity

Secret Identity

“Dad, I know you’re excited about this superhero thing, but I really think you should rethink the name.”

“How come? It’s a perfectly good name for a guy who controls electricity.”

“Well, it’s just... I think that kid at the Super Squad was playing a joke. Do you know what that symbol is on your costume?”

“This?” He makes the sign with his hand. “They said it was some ancient Hindu mudra.”


“Though the slogan they gave me makes no sense. I guess ‘the stink’ refers to evildoers, but what’s ‘the pink?’ Is it a gay joke?”

“Oh, Dad...”

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