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The lottery ticket

by Dull Endus | Score: 5050

She knew that the very moment she would get in that church, she would be blessed. So with that thought, she bought a lotery ticket.
Just silently scratching away at the paper at the back of the church, while the priest preeched and the people sang.
A few scratches away and... she won.
With a loud screech, she gets up, throwing her hands in the air and exclaiming that she'd won.
The priest stops preeching for a second, the people look behind themselves.
She shouts once more before running out of the church and into the dessert. Her friend's house was only a few blocks away, but she'd promised him that if she ever were to win something, he'd be the first one to know.
She knows he would want to use the money for his inventive childcare, though she isn't sure that's what she want.
Within a minute, she arrives at his place and kicks down the door.
''MICHEAL!'' she shouts, waltzing around his apartment like an ape.
''MIKE!''
''IN THE BATHROOM!''
''I'M COMING IN!'' She runs to his bathroom and trips over the carpet, falling through the door with a loud thud.
Micheal looks down at her, brush still in his hand.
''What's up?''
''Micheal, I won the lottery!''
''Shut up, you didn't.''
''I sweat to God, I did.''
She pulls the ticket out of her pocket, but when she reaches down into his trousers, she can't find it.
She jumps off the floor and pats herself down, taking back her steps to see if she dropped it somewhere in the apartment.
It's not there.
The church!
She must've accidentally let go of it when she left the church.
She whips her head back into the bathroom. Micheal still hasn't moved an inch.
''Wait here, I'll be back.''
There she goes again, running through the desert to the church. She arrives just in time, the priest is about to close the doors. He has a ticket in his hand. Her ticket.
With no hesitation whatsoever, she sprints towards him and dropkicks him straight through the door. The ticket flies out of his hand. A woman screams: ''CALL 911!''
The priest groans. She nearly trips over him as she reaches for the ticket. Sirens already sound in the background. She turns the priest around and shoves the ticket in his face, holding it tightly.
''Got you motherfucker,''

Completed challenges

The following challenges were completed during the writing exercise:

Begin Start typing to begin
Location A church
Words Reach 50 words
Letter Use the letter D
Event Someone wins the lottery
Prop Include a dessert
Words Reach 100 words
Character An inventive childcare worker
Words Reach 200 words
Prop Include a brush
Sentence "Shut up."
Letter Use the letter O
Words Reach 300 words
Event A fight breaks out
Event Sirens sound in the distance

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