The Perks of Being a WAHlflower – Part 1

Waluigi’s real name isn’t Waluigi. He can’t remember his real name these days.

He’d ask his parents, but he doesn’t know who they are. This is a novelty. In the Mushroom Kingdom, there aren’t many humans, and most of those are held in high esteem. The royal family is human. The kingdom’s heroes are human. There’s a weird space princess who floats around that people believe is human.

Waluigi doesn’t think any of them are his parents. He hopes not. He kind of has a thing about the space princess.

Not that it matters. Not that she’d remember him.

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The Perks of Being a WAHlflower – Waluigi / Slowpoke Fanfiction Part 0

My book group recently had a fanfiction month.  We were each given two characters to write a fanfiction about: then we read them all and voted for/discussed our favourites.  I was given these two, by somebody who, in her own words, ‘hate[s] fanfiction’.  The resulting story came second by a single point, ostensibly because it was too long for a fanfic competition…  Hopefully it’s therefore the perfect length (ten chapters) for a writing blog.  Enjoy!

The telephone rang. It was the fifth time. At the seventh ring, a grubby glove snatched up the golden receiver.

‘Alright already! Who’s this?’

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