#AtoZChallenge: X? (tiny tale #31)

“Okay. Who can tell me the value of x in this question?”, asked the teacher.
As her students raced to be the first to solve the problem, the young teacher’s memories took her back to the time when she was a student…

(A flashback to 20 years before the present day)

“Swati, have you been daydreaming again. Tell me, what is x?”
Little Swati thought for a while and blurted out, “It’s the EXTRA INGREDIENT that Professor Utonium accidentally added to the concoction…. CHEMICAL X.
Thus, the POWERPUFF GIRLS WERE BORN!”

“Using their ultra super powers,
BLOSSOM, BUBBLES, and BUTTERCUP have dedicated their lives to FIGHTING CRIME and the FORCES OF EVIL!!!”, continued a grinning Swati.

Her teacher stood with her mouth hanging open, too stunned to react. Meanwhile all around her, the entire class exploded into laughter and applause.

© 2017 Shweta Suresh. All rights reserved.

Author’s Note:

I’m busy preparing for an upcoming exam. But I promise that I’ll reply to all those wonderful comments and I’ll catch up on all your blog posts that I haven’t had a chance to read soon. My schedule is way too hectic now! Sorry. 😦 Do keep reading and commenting. 🙂

Image courtesy: Pixabay

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Here are the links to my other #AtoZChallenge tiny tales. Click on any letter to read the corresponding tiny tale.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Oh, I loved that cartoon. 😀 Any other fans? Please don’t hesitate to share your thoughts.

I have decided to join my fellow bloggers Sue and Melanie in displaying “a list of all the fiction-based A to Zs on all of our blogs, and thus engage in the ancient art of Online Cross-Promotion.” Do visit my fellow A to Z Fictioneers whose blogs I’ve displayed on the sidebar!

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