RULES: Write a story inspired by the chosen theme in no more than 75 words, not including the title. One entry per person. All stories Copyright 2012 by their respective authors, who grant the Chronicles Network the non-exclusive right to publish them here. The complete rules can be found at Rules for the Writing Challenges. Contest ends at 11:59 pm GMT, February 23 2012 Voting Ends at 11:59 pm GMT, February 28 2012 You do not have to submit a story in order to vote -- in fact, we encourage all Chrons members to take part in choosing a winner. The Magnificent Prize: The Dignified Congratulations/Grovelling Admiration of Your Peers and the challenge of choosing the next month's theme or genre. The Theme for February: Devotion The Genre: Speculative Fiction Good luck!