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Life After Death

by Alissa Sage | Score: 3750

   Eric sat with his face in his hands. He hadn't been feeling well since his wife's funeral. Eric hadn't cried that much, but at his wife Rachel's wedding, he full out sobbed. Eric would always think of her. How she smiled, how she acted. He met her when he was 8, when Rachel bought him how to shoot a bow. The freezing snow fell on the ground as Eric tripled his favorite keychain on his right finger. Winter was Rachel's favorite season, making him dread it even more. 
   Eric studied the history of myths. The Fountain of Youth, Treasure Island, Island Spirits, Egyptian Gods, even Spider-Man, but although he loved his work, he despised it for the last couple of days. He didn't do a thing. 
   His daughter Mallory played the piano from upstairs.
She wüst still be mad at me, Eric thought. Eric had missed Mal's recital due to depression. And he never regretted anything more. He had to be strong for what was left of his family. If only he had the courage and strength. He he was alone, and he let his thoughts wander.

Completed challenges

The following challenges were completed during the writing exercise:

Begin Start typing to begin
Event Dad just sits and cries
Prop Include a bow
Character A joyous marketing director
Words Reach 50 words
Letter Use the letter R
Prop Include a key chain
Event Winter is long and extremely cold
Character A distant art historian
Words Reach 100 words
Event Someone gains superpowers
Prop Include a piano
Letter Use the letter C
Event Your character is all alone

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