The library carries old rituals, shelved in wafer-thin booklets.
He checks out a pictorial history of London, the ritual to cure erectile dysfunction secreted within. Its magic doesn’t work, but the painting of the Great Fire of 1666 does.
Great. Another thing to be embarrassed about.
A version of the story above originally appeared on Twitter, as a response to both the #vss365 and #2WayTues microfiction prompts of January 29, 2019.