“Who thought he would make a good judge?”
“What do you mean?”
“Quite apart from the fact that he is a mass-murderer and arsonist, shouldn’t a judge be level-headed, not prone to violent outbursts?”
“Oh, well, it works. Not many people oppose him. Or contradict him. People who have a mind do not want to make him angry.”
“And you put… that there as a reminder?”
“Makes for less violence all around.”
“A huge pile of skulls and one donkey-jawbone.”
“Look, he has obviously been chosen for the position by God, or he wouldn’t have managed ‘…that’.”
I'm attempting the April A to Z challenge, with fiction with at most 100 words. "G is for God Touched" came from Royce Day.
If you have prompts for later in the alphabet, please give them to me.