DarthBrendo Posted December 3, 2008 Share Posted December 3, 2008 (edited) Covering off four challenges here....I hope you're editing these in Tiana/Nat December 07 3) Contain the following words in a story: ring, key, pale, sign, alcohol. January 08 1) It's a new year, but that doesn't mean retrospect is bad. Go find an old fan fiction or original fiction you wrote, or even an old RPG post. Laugh at it. Then rewrite it. Provide a link to the original, too. =D 6) Begin or end a story with the following sentence. "S/he never saw it coming." July 08 6) Adjectives are our friends! Write a fic using at least 25 different adjectives. Link to the original version - http://forums.jedi.net/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=22246 Challenge Response... The Break of Dark Barry woke up suddenly throwing the bed-covers off his torso, and used a meaty hand to push damp hair out of his face as he squinted his eyes against the bright sunlight streaming through the bedroom window. With a yawn Barry slid his body out of bed, and groping blindly with his feet, found his slippers at the side of the bed, realising at the same time that his body was sweaty and his pyjamas were sticking to his skin. That damn doc told me the drugs would end the nightmares. Shuffling over to the window while he Looked out and saw the pale blue sky, the snow falling softly and knew it was a sign of yet another frigid day of winter. Knowing he could only procrastinate for so long, Barry made his way into the bathroom and turned on the hot water tap in the shower while he undressed, shivering as he waited for the hot water to come through. When steam finally started to rise, Barry stepped in and yelped in pain as the scalding hot water stung his skin, grasping at the cold water tap trying to get the water temperature right. Eventually satisfied, Barry stood under the spray as the hot water played on his tense muscles, slowly relaxing and loosening them, and dispelling the last lingering effects of sleep induced grogginess. Eventually he turned off the taps, and drying his body and throwing on some clean track pants and a shirt made his way into the kitchen, listening as his stomach made grumbling sounds. As he pulled open the pantry, Barry noticed a letter on the kitchen bench from his wife and picked it up in one hand as he pulled the cereal container from the pantry. Dear Barry, You looked so tired that I thought it best not to wake you. I'll be home about six tonight. Your lunch is in your gearbag by the front door and there are some steaks defrosting in the fridge, so don't forget to bring home some gas for the barbecue. I'll be in meetings all day, including one with your old ”œpal” Edited February 7, 2012 by Guest Member of Jnet Addict Club 12/05 Order of the Nocturnal Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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