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Chloe & the Next door neighbor

by M. Greenbank | Score: 3000

There was a loud crash outside the door. Voices could be heard screaming in the cool night air. Chloe rushed out of her apartment to see a man and woman fighting over who should take out the trash.  Unsure of if she should intervene Chloe stood there with her head poking into the hall. Down the hall, she could see a sullen man walking in their direction.  His clothes were disheveled and soiled from his daily labors. The man raises his head slowly as he walks closer to the skirmish unfolding before him. As he raises his head his eyes meet Chloes. Chloe quickly cast her eyes away but she can still feel his eyes on her. The man stops in front of the two quarreling neighbors, it seems he knows them, and offers them a piece of candy. The woman grabs the candy quickly unwrapping it throwing the wrapper at the man she had been arguing with and storms back into their apartment. The two men stood in the hall a moment longer, but the worker never let his eyes leave Chloe. They seemed to be filled with sadness, exhaustion, and maybe a glimpse of curiocity.
Chloe clases the door slowly as the two men enter the same apartment the women had walked into. 

Completed challenges

The following challenges were completed during the writing exercise:

Begin Start typing to begin
Event A fight breaks out
Letter Use the letter U
Words Reach 50 words
Character A somber building labourer
Words Reach 100 words
Prop Include a candy wrapper
Event Your character is being watched
Letter Use the letter T
Words Reach 200 words

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