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by Laraine Blythe | Score: 2450

I look behind my shoulder as I see the same man from the store walking behind me carefully watching his step. Another man in front of her in a dark alleyway watches her as she passes and I run into a full sprint. I run and run until I look over my shoulder to see nothing, no one following. I almost stop running when I trip over a bottle with a piece of paper in it. I stop, and pick it up. 'Paprika' it says on the bottle's label. I unscrew the bottle's cap and pull out the piece of paper and read, " Where is the plane? I know you have it. If you don't give it to me at 1:00 tonight at the old saw mill I'll kill you and get it myself." I freak out and throw the bottle onto the grass of the park. I jump into my car and speed home. I sit on my sofa sipping a cup of green tea in my living room. 

As the clock strikes 12:45 I get up and start my car and drive to the old saw mill with the toy plane in hand. 

The saw mill was a huge building looming over me as I walk in. My footsteps echo through out the building. "Aaah Mary," A voice came from a corner and a man steps forward out of the darkness and into the moonlight. 

Completed challenges

The following challenges were completed during the writing exercise:

Begin Start typing to begin
Event Your character is being watched
Words Reach 50 words
Letter Use the letter I
Prop Include a spice bottle
Words Reach 100 words
Prop Include a toy plane
Words Reach 200 words

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