Tagged by Teresa, of The Haunted Wordsmith for finish the story Challenge 2019 #5
1. Copy the story as you receive it.
2. Add to the story in some fashion.
3. Tag another person to contribute to or finish the story.
4. Please use FTS as a tag so I can find it or link back to part 1.
5. Have Fun!
The Unusual Commute
Faith stretched and yawned. Somewhere in the house, the kittens were rough-housing and the neighbor’s rooster crowed ear-splittingly loud. There was no use in complaining to the Harvey’s again. She sighed, sat up, and slipped into her slippers. Warm chestnut aroma filtering from the kitchen suggested she was running late. The coffee pot’s timer was set for six, but it felt much earlier. Probably should not have watched the late-late movie, she told herself.
“Tom is always worth it.” She chuckled and set about her morning routine.
By the time she showered and poured her coffee to go, she had decided it was much later than usual. No time for breakfast or yoga. Traffic was light and convinced her even more that she was running behind schedule. She dashed through the terminal and reached the train doors with seconds to spare. They closed behind her and the train lurched forward.
Faith grabbed a hold of the person in front of her to avoid falling over and chuckled. “Excuse me. Sorry. I didn’t mean –“
Without intending too, she screamed as her eyes took in the thing standing in front of her. She released her grip and stepped back.
“Watch it, young lady,” a voice said behind her.
Faith glanced behind her and …
To be continued…………….
My ( Sadie) Contribution;
She uttered a shrill scream. The vision in front of her was unbelievable. The guy, or was it just a gawky teenager, she couldn’t tell because of the clown makeup he was wearing. The costume was all colors of the rainbow and the face was so skillfully made up to resemble a zombie clown. He was grinning at her and with the get up it really looked as if he was ready to devour her with those sharp teeth.
She looked around her and realized that the whole compartment was full of clowns in different costumes and get up. They were all chatting and laughing with each other. It seemed that she had stepped into a nightmare. It wasn’t their fault. Not everyone is afraid of clowns.
She found an empty seat and sat there. Careful to keep her eyes averted from all those clowns. The train was traveling at an unusually fast speed and soon it stopped at the next station. The doors open to let in………….
To be continued
I am tagging, Kristian of Tales from the mind of Kristian to take the story further.
See the rules above. And tag me when you are done so that I don’t miss the continuation of this story.