A DIVINE WAGER (1317 words, Fantasy)
Gods get bored. Wouldn’t you, if you lived for millennia? Sometimes, a few decades are long enough to make us start to itch. Even those of us whose dominion is chaos and mischief eventually suffer from the crushing tedium of eternity. Some deities resign themselves to the boredom and accept it as a necessary consequence of immortality. Others among us find more creative means to keep the ennui at bay. We like to engage in a bit of sport to keep ourselves entertained.
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