AHHHHHHH! I gasped aloud when I realized where this was going. Gave me tingles down my spine. Whoa. The Greek Mythology on its own was cool enough, but then you just punch the reader in the gut with this terrifyingly *possible* "what-if?" Yikes.
Although I do think it is too short. I could see you expanding it to contain some of the landscape that Dante writes of in the Inferno. 'Dung would land quite splendidly in the Eighth Circle of Hell, amongst the thieves who continually transform from human to reptile and back again. Although that would make it a dark tale indeed.
Ooh...creepy. We briefly studied mythology in my English class last year...
Now, I swear I remember reviewing this very excellent story... I dunno.. this was very, very well written. I totally love it. It was incredibly different and I hope Mundungus doesn't do a stupid thing like that in canon! lol.. Great job!
Author's Response: You probably did read it before. I made a few minor changes and submitted it again in hopes of getting it to show up as a "Most Recent" story. Unluckily for me, things didn't work out right and it, again, failed to make it into that part of the data base. I just hope that the new database design will lead more people to it.
A very original idea! Even though it was rather serious at the end, I couldn't help but laugh at Flecher's stupidity. It would be something Flecher would do, destroy everything without knowing it. He was so in character here. Very good!
Author's Response: Thanks! I'm currently considering a tale of how Dung became who and what he is, examining the decisions he faced in life and how he made them. Again, it probably will be a very dark piece.