Writing Prompt: The Bizzaro World
In the DC comics Universe, a planet called “HTRAE(Earth Spelled backwards) is populated with bizarre versions of super heroes. A Seinfeld episode made the idea of this Bizarro World popular, where the characters encountered their opposite selves. Craft a scene in which you meet an opposite version of yourself –or a story in a bizarre , backwards world.
“A Bizarre Backwards World”
My friend invited me to visit an island, which according to her was, “A Bizarre Backwords World”. I readily accepted her invitation, I thought I was already living in one, how much more bizarre can this island be.
“You don’t understand here everything is backwards, it is a backwards world.” Her explanation baffled me, so I thought let’s see what I can find out.
My first encounter was with a man driving his car he was driving it backwards. I was horrified and was wondering how many pedestrians he might have killed while driving. Strangely enough Monica told me none. “How could this be possible” I asked,
“They walk backwards”. she said.
This knowledge made me dizzy. I wanted to go on a boat to see the island.I knew they couldn’t row the boat backwards. Our eyes are in the front,I thought how will I see what’s there if we go backwards.There was a trick my friend explained. Stupid me I was at a loss for words. I gave up the idea of a boat ride and made up my mind to leave as soon as possible.
Monica insisted I should accompany her to a restaurant, she was hungry and she felt I should be too. We went to one nearby,I couldn’t decipher the name. “Read Backwards Monica quipped”.
“Why did you bring me here I said?”
“Watch when I read it she said” ESUOH KAETS SSIWS this is how you read it, “House Steak Swiss” Read it backward,it’s ,Swiss Steak House.
No Monica I said,Let’s go back and leave this backwards world behind!