And with a wave of his mighty hand, he hath sent waters to cover the Earth.
And the waters swept away oxen and sheep, grain and all manner of crops, every type of abode and homestead, and men and women too.
Why hath he done such? Because he looketh about and did not like what he saw.
"Dang it!" said Big Ed Furley, Afternoon Superintendent at the County Reservoir. "The setting on Switch No. 3 looked wrong, I pull the switch, and all this happens!"
"How are we ever gonna get all that water back?"
Here's hoping this doesn't offend anyone. Look at it as newspaper copy written by an overzealous intern of an unfortunate occurrence in a nearby township. Look at it as my contribution to this week's Friday Fictioneers based on the picture prompt above.
The other mighty Fictioneers offer a flood of other interpretations on the prompt by clicking here.
Here's something that is major news for the overzealous intern to write up: I brought this baby in at 94 words, a rarity for me. You can thank Big Ed Furley .... and malfunctioning Switch No.3.