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The Princess and the Tomato

by No one | Score: 5650

Once upon a time there was a princess in a big and lonely tower that longed to paint it rainbow colors. The castle was black and dreary and the upmost disgrace of the entire kingdom, but it was what it was, and the king liked it, so no one wanted to displease the king. One day the princess woke up when a servant brought her her breakfast tray, and nearly fell out of bed in shock. On the tray was a bright red, juicy tomato! The servant gasped when she saw it, and whisked it away back down to the kitchens to be smashed, because color of any kind was strictly prohibited in the castle. The princess started laughing and laughing, uncontrollably. The tomato was so random! So random she immediately video chatted   her friend Natalie and told her all about it on her computer. Natalie was childish, but wanted to be an aircraft engineer when she grew up. Natalie laughed with the princess, and then causally mentioned that she wasn’t at home. She was in prison!!! The princess was so shocked that she immediately hopped out of bed and ran to her guard, a diligent moneylender. The guard, Giuseppe, accompanied the princess to the prison to see what the arrest was all about. In the prison, the princess saw something terrifying. A rotting skull and bones! It freaked her out so much she ran all the way to Natalie’s cage. Natalie said she was in here because she had stolen a pasta strainer. Accidentally. It had fallen into her bag while she walked past, and she was tossed in here. The princess was mad, and Giuseppe, seeing this, turned and offered the prison over watcher (who was a cynical astronomer named Star) a stack of cash for his silence. Then he and the princess busted Natalie out and ran! But the second they left the dungeon, everything stopped. The king! He was there, watching them all. Giuseppe knocked over a pile of paint cans and they splattered all over the black castle. And the castle was so colorful, the king died on the 

Completed challenges

The following challenges were completed during the writing exercise:

Begin Start typing to begin
Words Reach 50 words
Letter Use the letter U
Prop Include a tomato
Words Reach 100 words
Event Your character laughs uncontrollably
Letter Use the letter S
Character A childish aircraft engineer
Prop Include a computer
Event Someone goes to prison
Character A diligent moneylender
Words Reach 200 words
Letter Use the letter I
Event Your character sees something terrifying
Words Reach 300 words
Prop Include a pasta strainer
Character A cynical astronomer
Letter Use the letter T
Event Everything stops

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