Pass The Baton Challenge for February 2023


Midnight Hour

Darkness falls across the land, the midnight hour is close at hand*”

She finished lacing up her thigh high leather heeled boots. Standing up, she did a once over in the floor length mirror, checking to make sure that her short skirt was short enough that despite the height of her boots, there was plenty of skin between the hem of the skirt and the top of the boots. She did a quick wiggle to make sure the skirt didn’t ride up too high, and that the rest of her stayed where it was supposed to within the confines of her dress. Satisfied, she grabbed her jacket and headed out.

As she walked down the street, she could feel the goosebumps break out all over her body, although she didn’t know why. It was just a normal night, just like any other, and there was nothing out of the ordinary. She pushed the uneasy feeling aside, and took her spot on the side of the street, waiting for her shift to begin.( Marla’s Part)


My contribution;

Her unease increased as time passed. She had just one passerby ask her for the merchandise which she provided but the payment was still pending.

Suddenly the air was full of loud screams. Someone was in severe agony or frightened out of their wits. She grabbed her bag which had all the merchandise in it and made for the taxi stand. Before she could hail the taxi coming from the other side, she was blinded by the halogen lights of a fast-approaching car towards her.

She opened her moth to scream when……


I nominate Jim to take this story forward.

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Written in response to; Pass the baton challenge by Marla



48 thoughts on “Pass The Baton Challenge for February 2023

  1. when someone shoved her out of the path of the oncoming car. She hit the sidewalk just as the car crashed through her stand of jewelry she was selling, and hit the body if the man who had pushed her out of the way. She looked with horror as the body was thrown up in tge hair and fell to the pavement in the street. The car did not stop but continued on. Then she heard of siren of the police car in pursuit. She recognized the car that had crashed through her stand. She knew it was him. He had found her and she was not free. She shivered as she remembered the last words he had said to her. She knew now as ling ss ge was alive she would be in danger, and she knew what she had to do.

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