Urban Volcano

Fiction by Börkur Sigurbjörnsson

Flash fiction

Get a life!

Get a life! — Illustration by Börkur Sigurbjörnsson
Illustration by Börkur Sigurbjörnsson

“Get a life!” you shouted, slamming the door behind you. I did not really understand what you were trying to say. I mean — I had reached level 247 and had 84 extra lives. I mean — how can you improve on that?

Börkur is an avid storyteller with a keen eye for quirky characters, funny dialogs and vivid scenario descriptions. Much of his writing falls within the genre of realistic fiction and his stories are more often than not based on real events in the author’s life. Although the tales contain grains of truth, they are melded with fiction, making the reader curious to know the line between reality and fantasy.