Jack Sturlson's Short Story Essay: The Dream Hero

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One evening Jack Sturlson was walking home from colleague as usual. After three years of college he finally did it, he enrolled to his second year. What? Being held back a few years is normal, right? Such worrying thoughts and others filled his mind on his way back. Back at home he tossed his jacket on a chair right next to his new Dive VR headset, which he had to work for a few months to be able to afford it. Jack fell lazily on his bed. He was thinking about the thing his friends said to him yesterday. His friends were all some kind of psychics or espers , which could astral project. He didn’t really believe them until one of his friends told everyone what Jack was doing on one of his free days. He knew everything, even the sick porn …show more content…
The citizens of Axel Town were used to suddenly summoned heroes, that’s why they even built a nice little podium in the middle of the town to welcome them, but there was an unusual exception. A sleepy hero randomly appears every few cycles and as suddenly as he appears he disappears after leaving the building he was spot. The people call him the Dream Hero, not because he was beautiful looking or strong as their God, no it was because he was always stumbling around, looking half asleep. How true their gossips were.

The partially functioning John was used to this, so he brought up him inventory screen and picked a new shiny weapon and armor that were for some reason there. As a power gamer he never wore a cool looking set of armour if their stats sucked. Even half asleep this habit stayed with him. After stumbling to the door and avoiding all the half-naked half-human girls he found himself in a hot dry dessert. Wait you’re surely asking why he appeared in that “inn”? Simple, last time he was there he was feeling a little bit horny, but that is a story that I will be talking about in 9 months. After all he managed to im… Dammit John! Keep it together and focus on the test subject! Julia

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