"The Zoo (Part 6)" a freewrite tale

in freewrite •  18 days ago

I am using @mariannewest’s #freewrite prompt (https://steemit.com/freewrite/@mariannewest/day-438-5-minute-freewrite-tuesday-prompt-fatality) which today is:


this is the continuation of a story. Part 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Pete managed to laugh, but it sounded empty and hollow. He didn't really believe in very much, and frankly thought this Rungis character was some kind of madman, or a trickster of some sort. Rungis smiled and the air around Pete's head chilled almost to freezing, his eyes stung with the cold.

"See that man," Rungis said, pointing to a figure far away on the beach. Pete recognised Mr Broom, a miserable old fellow with a happy bouncing dog. He always thought the man and dog were very ill suited, but perhaps the opposite natures kept them both grounded in some way. He nodded. Rungis' smile disappeared and he clicked his fingers. Mr Broom fell into the sand and the bouncing dog began to bounce further.

"Is he dead?" Pete asked, a stupid question, he realised even as it left his lips. Rungis nodded.

"Oh yes," he said. "He will come and join us."

...To Be Continued

As usual I started with the freewrite prompt and used themostdangerouswritingapp.com to write the first five minutes (and then popped it into google docs to check for errors and tidy it up a bit):



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The master story teller is at it again! Looks like I have some catching up to do and I am looking forward to it. : )

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@felt.buzz quite a chilling scene! Well done (:


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