The Stone Tower

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October 6, 2012
CRW150 - Introduction to Creative Writing - Class # 27071
Doris Patton
Midterm Part 1: Creative Story

The Stone Tower
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“Can you get a clear shot Draz?” asked Tankus.
“If he takes a step forward I can,” answered Draz.
Daylight was disappearing in the forest as dusk began to set, but there was still enough light for the two friends to observe the movements of the tracker who had been silently tailing them for a good part of the day.
“What kind of tracker is he?” said Tankus. “He looks like some kind of rat or something.”
The tracker was hunched over now, trying to pick up their scent which he had lost several yards back in the brush. Skin like beaten old leather stretched over his long thin bones giving him a scare-crow like appearance, but it was the long, pointed nose set between black, beady eyes that made him look like a rat. He edged forward suddenly picking up their scent again.
"Fwoooosh!" Draz’s laser arrow found its mark in the tracker’s temple. “Okay that’s cool,” said Tankus, “we know he’s been with us for several miles, so where do you suppose the rest of his entourage is? Where are the meat and the brains that sent out this dog?”
“I don’t know,” said Draz, “I just hope we have enough fire power to keep them back. I don’t know how much more time Kalem needs to break into that old place.”
Tankus raked his blonde goatee with his long nimble fingers, trying to add things up in his mind quickly. He was the planner of the group and always thinking of every possible angle to bring their projects to a successful ending, even if they met problems along the way.
“Well,” he finally said, “let’s stick to the plan so far. Kalem’s about two hours in front of us. He should be at Stone Tower now and by the time we get there he should have the place ready for us to walk in.”
Draz nodded in agreement. He would let Tankus do the…...

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