[2019] Continue the story....

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[2019] Continue the story....

Post by *The Butler » Mon Oct 07, 2019 12:13 pm

In this game, I'll start a story and every post will be a line continuing that story. Let's limit each line to 20 words or less. Here we go:

It was a dark and stormy night, when....
Mrs. White, you've been paying our friend, the blackmailer, ever since your husband died under, shall we say, mysterious circumstances?

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Re: [2019] Continue the story....

Post by * Interrobang » Mon Oct 07, 2019 7:54 pm

...I entered the old, abandoned shoe machine factory. Deep within, I thought I could hear voices speaking.

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Re: [2019] Continue the story....

Post by * Roland M. Tee » Tue Oct 08, 2019 12:45 am

Cautiously, I made my way towards the door leading to a hallway lined with private offices. Unexpectedly, I tripped on...
Boop boop be doop!

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Re: [2019] Continue the story....

Post by * Khelgar Ironfist » Tue Oct 08, 2019 7:32 pm

... a cat, which yowled and ran away. "Curses!" I cursed under my breath. "Foiled again - and by a white cat!"
Who put the ram in the rama lama ding dong?

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Re: [2019] Continue the story....

Post by * Roland M. Tee » Wed Oct 09, 2019 8:14 am

With the cat out of my way, I peered into the dim hallway. Two voices emanated from a door on the left.
Boop boop be doop!

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Re: [2019] Continue the story....

Post by *The Butler » Wed Oct 09, 2019 2:02 pm

"We should bury them so no one can find them," one voice said.
The other voice spoke in hushed tones and said...
Mrs. White, you've been paying our friend, the blackmailer, ever since your husband died under, shall we say, mysterious circumstances?

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Re: [2019] Continue the story....

Post by * Interrobang » Wed Oct 09, 2019 8:59 pm

"There's a place in the woods that's pretty remote. Help me get them in my car." One of the men opened the door...

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Re: [2019] Continue the story....

Post by * Khelgar Ironfist » Wed Oct 09, 2019 10:25 pm

... and put a sack in the car. There was a pathetic yelp from within the sack.

"Zounds!" Methought. "Those fiends shalt bury a dog - and 'tis still alive! Also, why am I thinking in Ye Olde Butchered English?"
Who put the ram in the rama lama ding dong?

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Re: [2019] Continue the story....

Post by * Roland M. Tee » Thu Oct 10, 2019 10:46 am

Determined these two dastardly fiends wouldn't bury any live animals, I grabbed a Maglite from a side table and...
Boop boop be doop!

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Re: [2019] Continue the story....

Post by * Khelgar Ironfist » Thu Oct 10, 2019 10:02 pm

... turned it on. The two blackguards blinked in the light.

"Stop right there!" I shouted. A fork of lightning split the sky melodramatically (and conveniently).
Who put the ram in the rama lama ding dong?

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Re: [2019] Continue the story....

Post by * Interrobang » Fri Oct 11, 2019 8:43 pm

"Ow! Stop shining that light... wait... Brad? Is that you?" Another fork of lightning split the sky conveniently (and melodramatically).

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Re: [2019] Continue the story....

Post by * Roland M. Tee » Sat Oct 12, 2019 2:51 am

"Frank?" I couldn't believe my eyes. "And Tony! What are you two up to!?"
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Re: [2019] Continue the story....

Post by *The Butler » Sun Oct 13, 2019 1:08 pm

"This stupid dog toy my aunt got for my sister won't turn off. We even took out the batteries."

Right then....
Mrs. White, you've been paying our friend, the blackmailer, ever since your husband died under, shall we say, mysterious circumstances?

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Re: [2019] Continue the story....

Post by * Interrobang » Sun Oct 13, 2019 10:35 pm

... another man approached shining a flashlight at the three of us. "What's going on here?"

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Re: [2019] Continue the story....

Post by * Khelgar Ironfist » Sun Oct 13, 2019 10:51 pm

We squinted into the light. "Turn that damn thing off! What are you trying to do, blind us?"
Who put the ram in the rama lama ding dong?

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