Finally I get in on this prompt, almost seven days into the mix, but still in time. I met Alastair through Friday fictioneers and only recently saw this prompt and wanted to be a part. So here is my first entry, titled – The Girl Talisman. http://alastairsphotofiction.wordpress.com/2013/06/30/photo-fiction-sunday-july-7th-2013/
James couldn’t believe he was gullible enough to part with $495 dollars. If he had something worth that it would be different, but he did not. Instead he had this sill looking picec of whatever somewhat resembling a girl.
He knew he’d channeled the experience of that movie when he was a teen where Kelly LeBrock was created using a Barbie Doll**. If only he could be so lucky.
“Well, I might as well get it over with!” he exclaimed to the graven object.
“Mukulu diala buno bunga elcanga huhaho!” he said, reading the words that accompanied his purchase.
He stood silently as a couple of minutes passed, then he shook his head.
“I hoped a good looking man would free me this time,” he heard behind him.
When he turned he saw a goddess from the islands. “Best $495 I ever spent!” he smiled.
** The movie I referenced was made in 1985 and starred Kelly LeBrock, Anthony Michael hall and Ilan Mitchell-Smith. I included the trailer if you are interested.