Wild West - Chapter 6 - Part 18 - 5 minute freewrite challenge

in freewrite •  last year  (edited)

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Chapter 1

If you wish to read the unedited freewrite versions of chapter 1, start reading by clicking here.

Chapter 2

If you wish to read the unedited freewrite versions of chapter 2, start reading by clicking here.

Chapter 3
Chapter 4

If you wish to read the unedited freewrite versions of chapters 3 and 4, start reading by clicking here.

Because Chapter 3 got split into two chapters (namely 3 and 4), we are now at chapter 5.

Chapter 5

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Chapter 6

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17

Part 18


Judging by the sunlight outside and the tingling sensation in their arms and legs they were certain they must've worked through the night and have at least done half their shift already. Their heavy eyelids definitely agreed with their conclusions, as there was no doubt they could fall asleep standing in a matter of seconds.

Because they were near the beginning of the group, they were positioned very far inside the tunnel again – right next to the designated toilet at the very end of it – and judging by the smell and the width of the tunnel they could tell there was already a group of workers mining there.

The work was definitely slower, the breaks definitely went by much faster, and they were running out of food. By the fifth break in the second tunnel, they were down to just a single piece of sugar cane each that they left for last to savor its taste. With no food left and no cigarettes whatsoever there was also nothing to look forward to during work. The grind from now on could only get worse.

Luckily, though, their fear of working on an empty stomach with no reward at all was somewhat mitigated by looking at the others who were also out of food. They were certain that because it wasn't their first time, they had to be better at estimating time and therefore must've known the end of their shift was near.

Disclaimer: The full story is in its unfinished state. All content is tentative to change.

Link to part 19


The prompt was:

"Cigarette"


While you are waiting for content new,
in the comments below leave me a clue,
an idea for a story you'd love to read,
a journey to the unknown my keyboard will lead.


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I turn your writing prompts into stories.

Previous writing prompts I have fulfilled:

Brutal
Funny/Misc
Happy ending
Gross
#1 - Living off the grid
#3 - A young thief
#8 - A traitor from hell
#9 - Not alone
#10 - Millitary testing grounds
#13 - Bigfoot
#14 - And angel in love with a whore
#15 - Down the rabbit hole
#18 - Reborn as a 10 year old
#19 - A struggling door to door salesman
#24 - Rebellious talking food
#26 - Ssssnails!
#28 - Mission Erased
#32 - Dog's breath
#38 - Abducted
#42 - Killer clowns
#43 - A penny
#44 - Fear
#2 - A dolphin tea party
#4 - Stained hands
#7 - The giant depressed onion
#21 - The red star
#25 - Long-distance Relationship
#27 - A dream
#30 - Potato
#31 - Dragons
#33 - The Jungle
#35 - A life lesson
#36 - Unicorn meat
#39 - The Purple Road
#40 - Immortal Store Clerk
#41 - Artemis' Hell
#45 - A scientist's journal



#5 - The homeless man
#6 - A blind date
#11 - The wealthy man
#12 - Happy ending
#16 - Asshole soulmate
#17 - My bunny Fluffy
#20 - War veteran
#22 - Wishing to meet a villain
#23 - School trip
#45 - Crafted armor









#29 - Green Chewing Gum
#34 - Turkey Trauma
#37 - Stuck in a loop


















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There are currently no writing prompt for me to fulfill.
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Five minute freewrite challenges I have fulfilled:

Fire, Toilet, Flash, Soft feet, Pillow, Grounding, Surprise, Ending the pain, Going for a walk, Car Mechanic, Murderer, Dog hair, Ducks, Untested medicine, Forbidden love, Vacation, Awakening, Dentist, Wild west.


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Finally!!! The debut of the long awaited toilet! Thank you! Brisby runs off, only to stop dead when she hits the wall of stench. On second thought, I'll keep waiting. 🤢

You might want to keep it in, even if for the full ~36 hours. :3