Altered Ego by Beverly Diehl

The line of impatient people stretched longer than that in front of the Apple Store.  Yet, it was only a tiny tent, half-hidden behind the chain link and debris of a construction site, bearing a tattered cardboard sign: “Discover the Real You.”  When her turn came, Miranda handed the man her ticket, and stepped inside to find…an oval mirror. A plump, tired-looking woman with graying hair and a crooked incisor gazed back at her.

And then, with a roar, a fierce-eyed dragon appeared, sleek and beautiful, with shimmering indigo-and-purple wings.

And a crooked incisor.

© Copyright 2016 Beverly Diehl. All rights reserved.
• • • • •
Beverly Diehl writes on the wild side. Find her on Facebook and check out her writing blog.