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Time travel

by B | Score: 3750

She stumbled on the sidewalk. That's the only odd thing she could pinpoint as the cause of this. One moment, she paused on her walk home, distracted by a puppy on a walk. Her next step, she stumbled, looked down at her feet, and when she looked up. She was here. A sidewalk, but not her neighborhood. People around her, but no dog walker. The buildings were different. The weather was different. As she looked around more realized, the neighborhood wasn't just different. It was dated. Not old. But the clothes people were wearing, the cars parked on the street. It was like she stumbled into some movie set, from the 50s or something. But she just stumbled on the sidewalk. No one was staring at her, so clearly nothing happened, there was no flash of light or big bang. She must have just appeared. Wait, she realized. One person was staring at her. A man across the street, he didn't look unfriendly, but he was staring at her intently. He started walking towards her. She wasn't sure she wanted to let him reach her, and started backing up. Then, at her elbow, a woman appeared, it felt out of no where. 
"Careful now, and take a deep breath." The woman grabbed her arm, and she felt like she was stumbling again, even though this time she wasn't moving. She had to blink rapidly at suddenly dry eyes, and the stumble turned into a sway. She felt faint. A bottle was waived under her nose, and whatever it was, the scent helped clear her mind. She was finally able to take in her surroundings. She was in some sort of lab. It was white, and screens lined every wall. What she assumed were doctors or scientists of some sort milled about. At that point, she realized the woman still gripped her elbow, steadying her. She blinked at the woman who simply smiled bracingly, patted her arm, and stepped back, as if to make it easier to

Completed challenges

The following challenges were completed during the writing exercise:

Begin Start typing to begin
Letter Use the letter P
Words Reach 50 words
Event Your character travels into the past
Words Reach 100 words
Words Reach 200 words
Character A curious laboratory technician
Event Your character travels into the future
Prop Include a spice bottle
Words Reach 300 words
Letter Use the letter B

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