Monte

I haven’t posted anything in a long, long time, but, I’m back! No more weddings and finals/essays are most over. I’ll post a new story soon. For now, here is a story from Abject Muse. Whenever I read a story that leaves an impression I bookmark it so I can share it later. So here it is 🙂

The Abject Muse

This week’s writing prompts for the Mutant 750 Challenge are the image below and the word, score in the verb tense, meaning to cut or scratch a notch or line on (a surface).


To Monte, it seemed as if they’d been walking for days. He wished they could stop for a snack & a drink of water, but apparently The Guy was on some sort of mission. Since they’d begun their journey he’d barely acknowledged Monte’s existence. Ever since the motorized machine stopped moving and they started on their journey, it was as if The Guy had forgotten that there was someone on the other end of the leash.

Monte wondered where they were going, and why.

Was it something I’d done?

In his small and addled mind, Monte went over the events of the last several days. He hadn’t done anything extraordinarily stupid, unless you count the Porterhouse steak incident.

Yes, that was a…

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