He arrived on a Saturday in the midst of a vicious storm, the mighty Thor.
“What are you doing on the computer?” Thor said, impressed with himself that he was now familiar with much technology from his travels around our world.
“I’m playing Candy Crush. It’s an annoying game where you…”
“Crushing candies!?! Let me have at this game of crushing, I am well equipped to take care of any candies that annoy you!” Thor walks confidently to the computer with Mjölnir held high.
“Umm, Thor? You can’t use your hammer to crush the candies.”
But, clearly, he wasn’t listening because he was smashing my computer screen ranting about how he would smite the candies and destroy the bombs. Since he was so excited, I played the game with the mouse and made him think he was in control.
Gods dig that, ya’ know?
For days this went on until he was crazy with anger and seeing candies, re-generating chocolate and stripes everywhere.
“This level 191 is making a mockery of me! I can’t do it and the round lady won’t stop crying. I can see why you hate this game and I don’t understand why you continue to play!”
“Neither do I, Thor, neither do I.”
We finally came upon a beautiful day here in South Carolina and I decided to take Thor down to see the lighthouse on Hilton Head Island.
He insisted on driving.
When we arrived, he took one look at the lighthouse and was impressed with how high it was. He told me it reminded him of the striped candies in Candy Crush and he said, “The candies may have evaded me last night, but I WILL conquer this house of light!”
…and so we did.
Even though we conquered the lighthouse, he was still feeling a bit down about Candy Crush, so I showed him some tiny striped lighthouses in the gift shop…
and he smashed them to pieces.
Needless to say, we are not welcome at the lighthouse anymore, but Thor was happy and that was all that mattered.
All in all it was a marvelous trip and, even though Thor left with a hatred for the number 191 and no desire whatsoever to see a candy in any form again, he told me that he had a grand time.
Since his next stop is to California and he heard the ladies are quite lovely there, he made one last stop to exchange girl advice.
..and then he was off for more adventures.
Have you seen Thor? Are you addicted to Candy Crush? Have you been following his travels on Debra Kristi’s blog?