Fall at the first hurdle…

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Knowing that time was short he traded his vast estate for a lump of Orwellium, the rarest metal on earth, so that when his blood-sucking offspring discovered the treasure map they’d discard the seemingly worthless stone that held it in place and set off on a costly and ultimately fruitless quest…

 

Written for: Twittering Tales

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4 Comments

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4 responses to “Fall at the first hurdle…

  1. I love the irony! And revenge is so sweet! Good one Martin! 😊

  2. Nice one! I like his attitude 🙂

  3. What a devious mind. I love it Martin!

  4. Nice one. Great idea to focus on the stone rather than the piece of paper!

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