Daily Prompt: Advantage of Foresight

“You’ve been granted the power to predict the future! The catch — each time you use your power, it costs you one day (as in, you’ll live one day less). How would you use this power, it at all?” –The Daily Post

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If I could do it, I think I would. Maybe not a lot. But definitely at times. Seeing into the future is a powerful ability and the insight it would provide could very well exceed the cost.

However, that decision is made with the assumption that I’m subtracting one day off of my maximum aging capacity. If destiny has another path for me that would result in death from any cause aside from old age, subtracting one whole day suddenly seems much more costly…

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