Daily Writing Prompt #472

October 24, 2014

Space travel is possible via transportation spells, but only one-way.

Daily Writing Prompt #471

October 23, 2014

A mage manages to influence soldiers on both sides of battlefield to drop their spears and fistfight the entire battle.

Daily Writing Prompt #470

October 22, 2014

When living things die, they respawn as a completely random organism. They retain about 25% of their memories, and these come back over the extent of their next life. These memories build over the collective lives.

Daily Writing Prompt #469

October 21, 2014

A magic system based on how much fun the user has. For example, a kid playing a video game she’s been looking forward to for months can use much more powerful magic than a student studying his least favorite subject for a test he’s not ready for. The type of usable magic could depend on what the user is doing to have fun (physical activity could buff the body, mental activity could buff the mind, etc.).

Daily Writing Prompt #468

October 20, 2014

Magic users can swallow different types of pills for different effects and abilities. However, the same dangers apply as with real-life pills: side-effects, allergies, and overdoes are all real problems. Furthermore, with magic pills, the side-effects and allergic reactions can be slightly more extreme.

Daily Writing Prompt #467

October 19, 2014

In the same vein as #466, two heroes of destiny kill the evil overlord together, then can’t agree on who gets to rule the world in his place, so they fight each other till an evil overlord comes and kills them both while they’re weakened.

Daily Writing Prompt #466

October 18, 2014

The evil overlord manages to kill the heroine, but then another evil overlord who wanted to kill her first appears and fights the first one. They send armies at each other, and when their numbers are both dwindled to nothing, the heroine’s supporters wipe them both out and place the “rightful king” on the throne.

He repeats the entire process in 40 years, of course.

Daily Writing Prompt #465

October 17, 2014

To use powers, people have to draw energy from emotions. However, if they don’t have enough of any given emotion, they can’t use the powers associated with that emotion. For example, irrational people can’t use very technical powers, angry people can’t heal, and kind people can’t attack.

Daily Writing Prompt #464

October 16, 2014

People can fine-tune their hair to give themselves different powers from static shocks to directed thunderstorms.

Daily Writing Prompt #463

October 15, 2014

A rare breed of sheep found in arctic climates has wool that generates a strong electric shock to any metal that touches it. This makes it the perfect counter to heavily armored knights, and it’s also nice and comfy. The catch to this supposed super-armor is that anything but metal can slice right through it (and also you can’t use metal shears on it).

(Dominick, your misspelling of “share” as “shear” prompted this. Credit to you, bro.)

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