For this week’s challenge, you must write a fifty-word story. Not five thousand, not five hundred, but precisely fifty words.


Johnny could hear them coming. The beasts resembled dogs but were something more, something darker. He had to get away. A ladder stretched up a few metres from him, reaching up to the top of the nearest building. All he had to do was climb.

Shame he had no arms. 


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