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The Money-Pinching, Map-Seeking Monster

by Lucky | Score: 4850

The air turned black all around choking the life out of me and my companions. The warmhearted auctioneer beside me coughed as he tried desperately to breath in something that wasn't smoke. I heard a thump and a feminine cry as someone fell over onto the floor. Must have tripped over that desk. Sadly, it was very notoriously known for tripping people because of it's extremely low height. Anyway, back to serious matters. In the room over, I heard someone shriek as they cried out.
"FOOD POISONING! I'm getting POISIONED!" Their voice starting cutting off as their throat swelled. We could barely breathe enough as it is. Sadly, that was my confident clerical assistant. Poor guy. The person beside me -my nervous technical advisor maybe?- sobbed. 
"Syrup," he moaned. "All I want is a taste of syrup!" And lo and behold! A little puff and a bang later, the advisor yelled in surprise and joy.
"Yay! A syrup bottle!" Then, right before the man was able to enjoy his sweet substance, the smoke began to clear as a man walked into the room. A curious bank clerk walked in, his belly seeming too large for his stubby legs to carry. 
"What the-" The advisor got out until the mystery man suddenly turned into a giant bulbus alien. The advisor and the others shrieked as the giant continued to grow bigger and bigger. I stood frozen in my tracks. I knew what this monster wanted but he wasn't going to get it. 
"ThE MAp" The creature moaned. As it looked at me, I quickly dialed a number praying they would respond. Suddenly, a plane crashed right into the monster. 

Completed challenges

The following challenges were completed during the writing exercise:

Begin Start typing to begin
Event The air turns black all around
Character A warmhearted auctioneer
Words Reach 50 words
Prop Include a desk
Letter Use the letter N
Event Someone gets food poisoning
Words Reach 100 words
Character A confident clerical assistant
Prop Include a bottle of syrup
Letter Use the letter H
Words Reach 200 words
Character A curious bank clerk
Event Aliens invade
Letter Use the letter U
Prop Include a map
Event An airplane crashes

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