Day 142

Prompt: game or competition. Continued from Day 141.   It's a pensive two minutes before I see the creature. It's bipedal to a degree, hunched over with light green skin that seems to shift and change as it moves. I slip noiselessly deeper into the cave, my eyes never leaving the creature. The thing sniffs the …

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Day 141

Prompt: games or competition. Continued from Day 139.   I keep moving, slipping through the forest. Something is coming, that much is certain. What is coming... that's a whole other question. I find water with 12 minutes still on the clock, working quickly to fill my canteen. There are a few edible plants that I …

Day 139

Prompt: games and competition.     The steel door slides open to bright light that burns after being kept in the dark for so long. I squint, shading my eyes and looking outside. Ahead is a cheap metal table, seemingly in the middle of nowhere, and I step forward cautiously. It smells like forest, like …

Day 39

New prompt for the week! This one is begging for sci-fi and horror, so I am starting off the week by going rogue and continuing Day 32. Prompt: Write an entry inspired by what you can't see.   Markus and I leave Julia behind, watching as she shuts down the power and locks herself in. I hope …

Day 32

New prompt! This one should allow me to go rogue and continue the cyberpunk detective story I've been adding to (Days 19, 24, 27, 30, and 31). To kick the week off, though, I'll start a new story. Prompt: What's behind the door? Why is it closed?   I lower my gun and move toward …

Day 14

Prompt: Write a six-word story about what you think the future holds for you, and then expand on it.   Red dirt transforming into green pastures. I looked down over the valley, green patches littering the open space under the biodome. A few birds circled in the distance, coming dangerously close to that boundary. An alert …