“I summon you, the beasts of war!” Craig called out.
“Relax, buddy, it’s only a video game. The end of the world is not at stake.”
“You’re too easy going, Kevin,” Craig said. “This is a serious competition and it’s kill or be killed. Take no prisoners, Winner takes all.”
“Boys,” the brothers’ mother called from the kitchen, “shut off that stupid, violent game. Dinner is ready.”
“It’s not violent, Ma,” Craig called back, “it’s Mario Kart.”
“Well, it’s Mac and cheese night, so get your butts over here.”
“Cool,” the brothers said in unison and ran to the kitchen.
Written for the Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie First Line Friday prompt. Also for these daily prompts: The Daily Spur (fear), Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (altruistic), Your Daily Word Prompt (dither), and Ragtag Daily Prompt (halfway).