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Trifecta Challenge – Zombie Bunnies V

This week’s topic word is –
scan•dal noun \ˈskan-dəl\

3 a: a circumstance or action that offends propriety or established moral conceptions or disgraces those associated with it
b : a person whose conduct offends propriety or morality

Use the word. Add 32-332 other words around it and you got yerself an entry.

Yes, MORE. Because you want more. Because I want more. Like bloodthirsty little bunnies.

Oh now, this would be news, she thought grimly while wiping the blood and gore from the machete. ‘Former Veterinary Assistant Goes From Saving to Slaughtering Animals.’ Of course the press would ignore the fact that those little guys had turned into bloodlusting vermin; why pass up the chance to create a scandal? She pushed it out of her mind, just as she had learned to forget the good things she associated with the little furballs; that carrot munching wiseass from the cartoons, little chocolate crème filled eggs during Easter, Watership Down– her favorite book as a child (and adult), and the ‘once funny, but now too true’ killer rabbit scene that brought together millions of geeks under the kinship of random quotes (Ni!)

She really could have used Tim the Enchanter’s help right about now.

The van jolted, knocking her back into reality, sad as it was. Could have been a pothole they hit, but more likely it was roadkill.

“That’s nine, Em!” Allen yelled to her from the driver’s seat confirming the thought. “And that’s just this run!” She didn’t confuse his giddiness with amusement (he had already mentioned the lack of humor in their situation); it was just his way of dealing with the situation. Plus, he was always a competitive asshole. THAT part actually proved very helpful.

“Yeah well, I’m still ahead by total,” she replied, not enough emotion in her voice to taunt him. She finished the cleanup and tossed the rags into a bag, which she tied shut. Moving up to the front, Emma slid into the passenger seat. They passed cars and bodies at various points; one particularly bad accident next to a farm involved a pair of minivans, charred metal skeletons with an obscured logo on the side door. Looking forward, gray and black clouds rose in tendrils from the city ahead.

“You got enough gas to get there?” Anna asked.

He checked the gauge. “If we’re lucky… no. But, I still got those bullets.”


Filed under Horror, Humor, Sci-fi, Trifeta Writing Challenge, Uncategorized, Zombie Bunnies

Trifecta Challenge X – Zombie Bunnies: Prequel

“Write a horror story in 33 words, without the words blood, scream, died, death, knife, gun, or kill. Good luck.”

Well I have one entry up, but as some of you All-Stars (I’m looking at YOU, Ms. OldDogNewTits-looking at your…entries) have several up, so why not! Since I will do justthat, I’ll tell a little about how the Zombie Bunnies came to be….

It worked! One spray of that goop he found, got rid of those rabbits once and for all; not one cabbage was touched. Only…what were those glowing pellets all over the place?


Filed under Creative Writing, Trifeta Writing Challenge

Trifecta Challenge X – Zombie Bunnies II

“Write a horror story in 33 words, without the words blood, scream, died, death, knife, gun, or kill. Good luck.”

Zombie bunnies Part 2.
I received such great feedback from Zombie Bunnies (which I dearly thank you all for), and the newest challenge/assignment is horror, so I decided ‘why not keep it going for 33 more words?!’ At this rate it will never make book length, but this I vow – I will keep it going whenever relevant!

The scrape of his axe against the grindstone had the melody of a banshee. As a distraction, she prepared ration packs. Inevitably, they would have to cut a path through fluffy cotton tails.


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