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by tan | Score: 2800

One Saturday night in a bar, two men were sitting on the stools. The one on the right drinking from a coffee mug, and the one on the left drinking a bottle of beer. The man on the right initiates a conversation.

"Hey, have you ever been to Ceres station?"

The man on the left replies: "Yes, I have actually. A strange place I thought."

His words were a bit sluggish. He was on his third bottle. On the other side of the bar, a fight breaks out between two drunkards. The bigger one immediately knocks out the smaller one, and the commotion ceases.

The man on the right asks: "I know we're just strangers, but I need a favor to ask of you."

The left man looks towards the right man.

"I have this playing card here, it's very special to me. Could you possibly bring it to Ceres station to my friend. He's a stoic traffic warden over there."

"Uh, a playing card? To Ceres station? To a 'stoic traffic warden'"? The left man asked.

"Yes, I haven't had the time to go back, my schedule is quite fluid." The right man said. 

"Look, I'll pay you up front." The right man, reaches into his pocket, pulls out his wallet, and then pulls out three one-hundred dollar bills.

"Here, three-hundred dollars up front. Fifty for the ticket to Ceres, and the rest for your expenses."

The left man contemplates, but then decides to agree.

"Sure, I guess." He takes the money and the playing card. "I guess I should take my leave now. I'll head out tomorrow. Oh, by the way, what's your name?" The left man asked.

"Bill Johnston"

Completed challenges

The following challenges were completed during the writing exercise:

Begin Start typing to begin
Prop Include a coffee mug
Words Reach 50 words
Letter Use the letter Y
Words Reach 100 words
Event A fight breaks out
Character A stoic traffic warden
Prop Include a playing card
Letter Use the letter U
Words Reach 200 words

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