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What the Casino does to you

by EHM | Score: 5050

My heart reaches out for the man who came in to the hospital to be told that he was going deaf. We showed him a playing card and told him it was his time in the casino that brought this on. However long his sensitive TA of a daughter cried for, it will never bring back his hearing. Patience is the key, I told her last time she visited the Promenade Hospital. I don't think she will be coming back here in a while, not since she lost the money to play playing with her Dad in the Casino. 'Casino Royale' he called it, hoping his luck would be as good as James Bond's. He would always have to cross the street with his adventurous traffic warden friend. He would never again hear the cars coming and now would soully rely on his vision to guide him through the rainy and wet streets in the North East. Those streets were slippery and littered with candy wrappers and packets alike. Not like the old days of bliss countryside sunlight. The careers advisor at school told him stuck up as she was that staying in the countryside was for the best. Alas he didn't believe her, he couldn't be a farmer. Not him. Don't he'd say to the teachers trying to install hope into his eyes and that dream for happiness. It was like that day on the farm he saw a ghost yet he hoped that wasn't what he saw. The ghost sat idly eating the seed pack and staring through the cold heartless walls. The shed was blisteringly cold and he wished that his daughter would never have to go back there.

Completed challenges

The following challenges were completed during the writing exercise:

Begin Start typing to begin
Event Your character goes deaf
Prop Include a playing card
Words Reach 50 words
Character A sensitive teaching assistant
Letter Use the letter P
Event Your character loses a game
Words Reach 100 words
Prop Include a novel
Character An adventurous traffic warden
Letter Use the letter N
Event It pours
Prop Include a candy wrapper
Character A snobby careers advisor
Words Reach 200 words
Letter Use the letter D
Event Your character sees a ghost
Prop Include a packet of seeds

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