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by Anonymous | Score: 2250

"Help! Please, can anyone help me? My sister and I were exploring that house over there, and now I can't find her."

"You mean she just disappeared out of thin air? Sounds pretty unlikely to me. Plus, you kids know you aren't supposed to be going in that house anyway."

"I know, I know. But you see, she's always loved those kinds of mysterious things. We see that house every day on our way home from school, and she's begged me to explore with her every time we walk past it. I just couldn't say no to her this time. We're losing time, are you going to help me find her or not?"

"Sure, why not? It's not like I have a job or anything."

"Let's go, then."

The two boys walked up to the porch of the old house and started at it. 

"Are you sure that she's in here?"


"Ok then." One of the boys opened up the creaky door and it almost fell off of the hinges. "After you."

"If this was any other time, I would fight you on this, but I need to know that my sister is okay," the other boy responded. He took a step into the house and breathed in the dusty air. The house was filled with all kinds of relics that reminded him of when he used to stay up all night watching Indiana Jones just so he could reenact the scenes with his toys the next morning.  In a spider-infested glass case, a photo of a man next to a lion stood next to what looked like an old whip. 

"Do you know who lived here before this house was abandoned?"

"No, but he must have been a lion tamer of something."

All of a sudden, one of the doors burst open to reveal.. ale

Completed challenges

The following challenges were completed during the writing exercise:

Begin Start typing to begin
Event Someone cries for help
Letter Use the letter E
Words Reach 50 words
Words Reach 100 words
Words Reach 200 words
Prop Include a whip

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