Festive Tasks: Door 5, Task 4 – Charlie, the Gothic Romance Virgin Eater

Festive Tasks Master Update Post HERE

Task 4: (Cheeky) If you have a cat (or can borrow one from a friend), take a picture of him/her looking particularly fierce and ready to eat a naughty child. If you really want to go all out, photoshop a giant version of your cat onto a picture, prowling the countryside looking for lazy children to eat.

Well, OK — so it’s not exactly children …

4 thoughts on “Festive Tasks: Door 5, Task 4 – Charlie, the Gothic Romance Virgin Eater

  1. Hah, very good! 🙂 Though I expect your cat will bat your teeny Gothick virgin under a giant mat and pounce a few times on the bump before fetching her out, throwing her around in the air and then stalking away quite bored because the virgin was quite, quite still…

    1. All cats hate the flash — I think it‘s because it hurts their eyes because it does something to the substance that makes their eyes reflect light.

      I just used a cutout from a photo taken at daylight hours, when Charlie was climbing down from something — a very prosaic stack of files, in fact!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Literature Reviews

Adventures in Arda

Note: This was my summer 2022 project — but while I posted the associated project pages here at the time (Middle-earth and its sub-project pages concerning the people and peoples, timeline, geography, etc. of Arda and Middle-earth, see enumeration under the Boromir meme, below), I never got around to also copying this introductory post from […]

Read More
Literature Reviews

Michael J. Sullivan: Riyria

The Riyria Revelations are the fantasy series that brought Michael J. Sullivan instant recognition back in the late 2000s.  Originally published as a series of six installments, they are now available as a set of three books, with each of the three books comprising two volumes of the original format.  As he did with almost […]

Read More
Literature Reviews

Michael J. Sullivan: Legends of the First Empire

Michael J. Sullivan’s Riyria books have been on my TBR for a while, but until I’d read two short stories from the cycle — The Jester and Professional Integrity — I hadn’t been sure whether his writing would be for me.  Then I found out that (much like Tolkien’s Silmarillion, Unfinished Tales, and The History […]

Read More