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The Potion

Length: 13 pages7 minutes


A short story about a boy who visits a pair of old gypsies to obtain a magic potion. When he realizes that the potion seems mundane and may not be magical at all, he must question how far he is willing to go to believe the two women. Why he needs the potion, and what he wants to gain by drinking it are secrets he hopes desperately to keep. But when dealing with these two old crones, he comes to realize that the quick road to happiness offered by magic may come with a price that he may not be able to pay.

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