Be Careful What you Wish For...
“...a good duck!”
“I said ‘What the devil is this?’ He said ‘That is what you commanded, Mistress.’, and looked at me with a twinkle in his ancient eyes. Later he blamed it on the fact that he had been in a bottle for a thousand years and that I had a bit of a cold, but that’s by the by. He knew what he had done. But I thought very carefully thereafter, I can tell you. So, after some deliberation I said, ‘For my second wish, Make the duck a goose that lays golden eggs’.“
“... and for my third, you will ensure that it never leaves me, by transforming yourself into a harness so that it will go wherever I go.’ And with that, the genie gave a rather sick grin and disappeared. That will teach him to try to trick me, eh Genie?”
This story was written for Angela Goff's Visual Dare