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Zen. Peace. Tranquility

by Killian Martinez | Score: 2950

'Zen. Peace. Tranquility'
It was dark out, the cold air tickled at your skin. The trees swayed from side to side as if giving you a warning.
The man walked forward, mist licking up at his feet. All he had to do was deliver the package.
Suddenly, like the strike of thunder, a loud strident yell ringed in the air around him. A puff of cold smoke left his mouth, he checked the time on his wristwatch.
9:13. 9:13, who would want a package that late. He sighed and continued walking towards the house.
The air got thicker, trying to choke out the breath from the delivery driver's mouth. 
'Zen. Peace. Tranquility.' He thought over and over again.
But that was not what he was about to face.
A small figure walked towards the delivery boy. It floated over the ground, giggling just the same as a little girl. She got closer, but he was stuck to his spot. Like her gaze froze his very bones.
She smiled up at him, golden locks flowing around. Her jaw dislocated from her mouth, dropping down the ground and her eyes bleed red blood.
He yelled in pure terror and dropped the package, and out fell some markers. He didn't care. He had to leave.
But it was too late, the girl launched after him, his yells of pain and agony filled the crisp winter night air.
'Zen. Peace.  Tranquility.'

Completed challenges

The following challenges were completed during the writing exercise:

Begin Start typing to begin
Words Reach 50 words
Words Reach 100 words
Event A shrill cry echoes in the mist
Prop Include a wristwatch
Character A stoic delivery driver
Event Your character sees something terrifying
Words Reach 200 words
Letter Use the letter Z

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