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Mountain Journey

by Fawnwillow | Score: 5200

There is a great storm outside right now. We had just done a joyous bailiff. The challenges were quite hard, as Janus couldn't see. Her blindness was keeping us from escaping properly. "Janus," I had said, "Keep your blindness out of it please?" Janus nodded and then said, "Jake, I cant help it." Janus looked up as the stars passed over us. "Listen!" She whispered. I stood still. Out in the distance a baby cries. I kicked a tomato plant out of the way and ran toward it. I could see and adventurous handyman in the distance to my left. The right side had multiple white-tail deer. The woods had a strong scent of pine as the wind ripped past my face. Suddenly, a small barn owl lands on my shoulder. "Shoo!" I screamed while trying to get to the baby. The owl carried a mysterious letter. I snatched the letter away and it read, "Find me. I'm a popular mortician in the mountains." Janus stayed where she was and I threw the letter to her. "Keep it safe!" I called over my shoulder. She ran her hand over it and felt something. "Jake! There's some sort of map on the back!" I keep running and find the baby laying dead and torn on the hard earth. I'm thinking I need a therapist with all that happened when Janus came up. 1 hour passes and we sit, looking at the map. Or, I look at the map. It shows a mountain and a path leading to it.

Completed challenges

The following challenges were completed during the writing exercise:

Begin Start typing to begin
Event There is a great storm
Character A joyous bailiff
Words Reach 50 words
Letter Use the letter J
Event A baby cries
Prop Include a tomato
Words Reach 100 words
Character An adventurous handyman
Letter Use the letter R
Prop Include a soccer ball
Event A mysterious letter arrives
Character A popular mortician
Letter Use the letter M
Words Reach 200 words
Prop Include a map
Event Someone passes away
Character A sensitive occupational therapist
Letter Use the letter T

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