It's time once again for Five Sentence Fiction. The prompt for this week is LIMITLESS.
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Chapter 40: The Elixir of Limitlessness
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The small vial Warberry had handed Ylana contained a soft pink liquid called the “Elixir of Limitlessness.” Why it had to have such a philosophical-sounding name, she could only guess. Maybe everything on this world had to have the air of mystery about it.
In essence, this elixir was supposed to, in limited cases, turn the impossible into that which is merely unlikely (apparently it would never be enough to save the planet from the supposed guarantee of doom-she even made sure to ask).
She hovered above Nara’s sickbed, ready to administer the treatment, her stomach in knots as she wondered where she would go from here should this fail.