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George and the Tree-siren

by Audree E | Score: 3150

George, a local working who loves his plantation. He is practically married to it. George’s plantation is sitting right outside a evergreen forest. Filled with pinecones and dusted with leaves. 
George is used to having pinecones in his plantation. It’s nearly weird if there aren’t any pinecones in a day.
George suddenly hears a cry for help and immediately looks out to his workers… it wan’t any of them. But they’re all looking out towards  the evergreens.
Someone is in there. George suddenly sprints from his workplace and towards the woods. The shriek grows louder and louder until George’s ears feel like they’re going to go deaf.
When he reaches the woods he sees a frail woman crouched over a fallen over tree.
“Ma’am is everything okay?” Asked George.
“No! No everything isn’t okay, do you see my tree. My tree- it’s it’s dead! My tree!” Replies the woman.
“Okay, well, do you have anyone I can call for you?”
“No. Who needs any friends? I have my trees, my children, and that’s all I need.” The sky suddenly starts pouring rain. This woman is something different something different than George for sure.

Back in Georges office the girl is sitting in his extra chair. 
“You need to stop cutting down my children.” The woman said, breaking the silence. She’s nearly crawled into a ball and shaking uncontrollably. She’s hurt. “Can’t you see it hurts me, it hurts us?!”
“Who is us, are there others out there?” George says frantically, its not everyday you find a woman in the woods.
A worker from outside comes into Georges office. “The saw shut down should we stop and can we leave?”
“Sure, you have my permission.” George says quickly shooing the worker away.
The woman shrieks and it sounds as though an entire choir is singing through twenty eight mega-phones at once. And suddenly as soon as she started. George couldn’t hear anything.

Completed challenges

The following challenges were completed during the writing exercise:

Begin Start typing to begin
Location A plantation
Prop Include a pinecone
Words Reach 50 words
Event Someone cries for help
Letter Use the letter D
Words Reach 100 words
Sentence "Who needs friends?"
Words Reach 200 words
Prop Include a chair

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