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Mondays Finish the Story – “Keep on Truckin'” – PG13

My newest writing endeavor.  This is my first official week on “Monday Finishes the Story“.  Here you are given the prompt (below) and the first sentence of your story (see mine below).  You are to finish the story in 100-150 words non-inclusive of the first sentence.  It is a blog run by babso2you.  Click > HERE < for the rest of the entries.

Keep on Truckin’

By Scott L Vannatter – 149 words

“He certainly had quite an attitude.”

At least, that was my thought when I saw the truck with the monster’s face. It was rather ghastly and ran prickles on my arms and neck, reminding me of Stephen King’s book about cars coming to life.

I knew that one was fiction and so was my thinking here. I laughed a bit thinking how absurd it sounded to be considering how to react to a truck with sharp teeth coming after you with no driver. Actually, why would he even come after me? It was all so unbelievable I did laugh out loud…just a little.

I turned at the noise behind me, not a scream, but not quite a machine sound either. Chuck had been working on the truck and I saw half of his body lying in front of the vehicle. The other half was sticking out from the truck’s…mouth?

A revved engine had me running…

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Namaste,

Scott L Vannatter

 

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