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Fighting Friends: Background edition

by Fire | Score: 5750

I dodged a fist as it scimmed my nose. A fight had broken out between the most famous huntsman and his trusty trapper. He was the huntsman and I his trusty trapper. As the huntsman drew back his bow for the finishing blow, I kicked it from his grasp. We had met at the all famous schoolyard at the quarelsome school that we called home. See, we were orphans. One day, us children had heard the burglar alarm go off. We lived next to a bank. Surprised, many of the boys cowered away but not Tim. He had bravely taken up his feather duster - as we were supposed to be cleaning at the time - and ran to the crime scene. Not knowing any better, I ran after him. As we got there we could see the banker, a once popular astrologer fallen from grace, lying unconsious on the floor. There was glass littered on the pasty floor. Sometimes, when we would come over here for spare change, the banker had us throw pasta at the picture of the drunken palaties instructor who unfortunately had a giant hole where his mouth should be. Anyway, we had gone over there, ever the brave knights we were only to find that one of the rhinos from the jungle next door had escaped and rammed into the bank! Many of us knew not to confront rhinos but that didn't stop Tim. As we carefully walked over to the back of the bank, the cynical delivery driver, who always gave us kids mean questioning looks, called out to us.  
     "What're you quacks do'in in the bank!" Knowing the driver, He would have assumed that we were robbing the bank rather than a quacking rhino. 
     "Well sir," Tim had said not even fased by the quack driver, "We were here to check out the crime scene."
     "The crime scene?" 
     "Yeah, a lady was birthing her child on that bed there and that 

Completed challenges

The following challenges were completed during the writing exercise:

Begin Start typing to begin
Event A fight breaks out
Prop Include a bow
Words Reach 50 words
Letter Use the letter W
Character A quarrelsome school crossing warden
Event A bank is robbed
Words Reach 100 words
Prop Include a feather duster
Character A popular astrologer
Event Someone is drunk
Letter Use the letter P
Words Reach 200 words
Prop Include a rhino
Character A cynical delivery driver
Words Reach 300 words
Event A child is born
Prop Include a bed

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