Tabitha leaned back and closed her eyes. Sweat trickled down her neck and she leaned forward to grab a wet wipe.
"Dad, please turn on the air conditioner."
The sound of the air conditioner in the old station wagon was loud but welcome. The teenager leaned back in her seat and began dreaming in which important data is stolen. She needed a bar of soap to catch the thief but could not find the right brand. She heard someone cry for help and raced through the middle door, hoping to find the person who needed her help.
Just then, a jingle from the trunk of the car alerted her to the presence of the judge waiting to jump into the back seat and pronounce her guilty. Just then, she felt a key chain being pressed into her hands and she pressed the button to let her respectful bodyguard know she was okay.
Tabitha woke when the car slowed and turned right off the highway and she saw a dead body on the side of the road.
"How can they just leave that body lying there? Isn't someone going to bury it?" she asked her parents.
"Honey, they don't do it that way here. Until the undertaker pronounces them dead, and until the urgency requires it, they will lie there in the sun." Her mom's matter-of-fact tone scared Tabitha and she wished for her toy plane to carry her away.
"This isn't right," she screamed when a slight mortician landed in the car next to her. "I'm not dead, get away from me!" Tabitha pushed him out of the car and curled up into a ball in the corner of her seat.
"Sweetie, I heard that your teacher won the lottery last week," her dad mentioned from the driver's seat.
"I don't care!" shouted Tabitha. "She won't share it with me, so she can keep her dumb ole money."
Instead of agreeing with her, her father threw a clamp into the backseat and told her to hold the headrest onto the seat with it. Tabitha was not sure how to work the clamp so she threw it out the window. It h
The following challenges were completed during the writing exercise:
Begin Start typing to begin
Letter Use the letter R
Words Reach 50 words
Event Important data is stolen
Prop Include a bar of soap
Event Someone cries for help
Words Reach 100 words
Letter Use the letter J
Prop Include a key chain
Character A positive builder
Character A respectful bodyguard
Event Someone passes away
Words Reach 200 words
Letter Use the letter U
Prop Include a toy plane
Character A slight mortician
Event Someone wins the lottery
Words Reach 300 words
Letter Use the letter I
Prop Include a clamp
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