And I just want to say respect to Yohjideraged for faithfully posting prompts even though there's is very little to no reply sometimes. d^_^b I wouldn't have been able to do that.
Title: Average Joe
Prompt: Heavenly virtues: humility / Past prompts 3
Character: Veld, Tseng
Word count: 100
Note: The name ‘Tseng’ is the Chinese equivalent of ‘John’ and its variants.
A man in a dark suit towered above him as he sat kneeling in the mud. A gun hovered before his eyes.
“What’s your name?”
From fading memories echoed the sound of his long name, followed by the endless list of titles, spoken with worship and respect. He recalled the giant halls the words had echoed through, and the voices of his family.
He remembered the singing of blades, the spill of blood and screams in the air. After, a blur of fire, sea and foreign voices.
Emperors were gods, but died like any average Joe.
He looked up. “Tseng.”