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The Sirens in Etton

by Anonymous | Score: 4450

Sirens sounding in the distance trigger mass paranoia across the small village of Etton. No person in the village has ever heard the sirens. It's like a fresh reminder that you're not safe no matter where you are. In the Berking's house, Easter candy wrappers can be found speckled throughout the house as the family hurries to flee. They rush through the crowded streets. 
They look around and see several families beginning to follow them. One person that sticks out is a slim building laborer. The Berking family consists of 12 people: James, Jerry, Joseph, Telly, Timmy, Jory, Dory, Sue, Margaret, Anthony, and James. In the madness of the moment, Timmy trips on the remains of a desk and leaves a wound on his eye that leaves him temporarily blinded.
Soon it's revealed why the sirens were going off. Seven airplanes abruptly crash into the nearby lake. Rushing to the scene is a bank clerk named Xander. Telly recognizes him because he always was a bit egotistical. He must have just gotten up recently because a tube of toothpaste was still in his hand. This made Telly laugh, it felt like Xander was actually acting human for once. 
A young man named Xavier rushes to the side of Xander. Xavier is a local builder, known for being extremely tolerant of the stupidest of people.
"He probably is going to make sure Xander is okay," says Jory. 
Screams echo through the streets as Jerry screams about the ghost he sees exiting the 

Completed challenges

The following challenges were completed during the writing exercise:

Begin Start typing to begin
Event Sirens sound in the distance
Letter Use the letter N
Words Reach 50 words
Prop Include a candy wrapper
Character A slight building labourer
Words Reach 100 words
Letter Use the letter J
Prop Include a desk
Event Your character goes blind
Event An airplane crashes
Character A confident bank clerk
Prop Include a tube of toothpaste
Words Reach 200 words
Letter Use the letter X
Character A tolerant builder

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