Hamartia (Fatal Flaw)

The topic for this contest is: Hamartia (Fatal Flaw)

Hamartia is generally a fatal flaw that leads to the downfall of the tragic hero/heroine. This character possesses virtuous and sympathetic traits/ambitions but ultimately meets defeat or even an untimely end.

Write a story of no less than 1500 words, in the genre of your choice, that demonstrates hamartia. Clearly incorporate the topic into the story.

Contest voters will be asked to consider the topic when making a choice for a winner.

ABSOLUTELY NO POETRY. AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFICATION IF ENTRY CONTAINS ANY AMOUNT OF POETRY.

The contest winner will win the full prize pool. This is a winner take all contest. In this contest at least 5 submissions must be made for the vote to begin.

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