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message 1: by Phoebe, Follow The Music Inside Your Head. It helps the imagination.. (new)

Phoebe ~Music Is My Life~ (TheCrazyChick) | 2991 comments Mod
Okay, so you just add a line to the story.No big deal.

Starts with:

It was a cold, ever-darkening evening, and the moon rose everhigher.


message 2: by Linda (last edited May 16, 2012 08:01AM) (new)

Linda Cee (LindaCee) | 130 comments Up from behind the trees it hung as mist drifted slowly from the ground..


message 3: by Phoebe, Follow The Music Inside Your Head. It helps the imagination.. (new)

Phoebe ~Music Is My Life~ (TheCrazyChick) | 2991 comments Mod
and it was dreadfully dull and boring, but that would all about to change.


message 4: by Jonathan, The Wise (new)

Jonathan (headspinningfromvagueness) | 488 comments Mod
When on the road came roaming the highwayman in grey.


message 5: by Phoebe, Follow The Music Inside Your Head. It helps the imagination.. (new)

Phoebe ~Music Is My Life~ (TheCrazyChick) | 2991 comments Mod
His tattered cape, fluttering in the wind behind him, was nothing more than a blanket with a hole near the top.


message 6: by Julius, He Who Arises in Might (new)

Julius (bookseeker007) | 1552 comments Mod
In fact, if you had seen him, you would have agreed that his finest attraction was the bright-cheeked, golden-haired woman at his side.


message 7: by Jonathan, The Wise (new)

Jonathan (headspinningfromvagueness) | 488 comments Mod
Her beauty was unparalleled and made more lovely by the contrast between herself and her companion's apparel.


message 8: by Phoebe, Follow The Music Inside Your Head. It helps the imagination.. (new)

Phoebe ~Music Is My Life~ (TheCrazyChick) | 2991 comments Mod
They travelled slowly, keeping up a leisurely conversation that couldn't be heard at this distance.


message 9: by Jonathan, The Wise (new)

Jonathan (headspinningfromvagueness) | 488 comments Mod
And I watched them from the bushes, imagining the paths they must have travelled.


message 10: by Julius, He Who Arises in Might (new)

Julius (bookseeker007) | 1552 comments Mod
Presently, the man produced a lute from somewhere in his wrappings, and began to pluck to a lively tune.


message 11: by Phoebe, Follow The Music Inside Your Head. It helps the imagination.. (new)

Phoebe ~Music Is My Life~ (TheCrazyChick) | 2991 comments Mod
It was an old medley from his past, one he had no played in years.


message 12: by Jonathan, The Wise (new)

Jonathan (headspinningfromvagueness) | 488 comments Mod
As they drew nearer and I could hear its melodic sound.


message 13: by Phoebe, Follow The Music Inside Your Head. It helps the imagination.. (new)

Phoebe ~Music Is My Life~ (TheCrazyChick) | 2991 comments Mod
It was so beautiful; there was a deep sadness to the tune, and it brought tears to anyone within hearing distances eyes.


message 14: by Julius, He Who Arises in Might (new)

Julius (bookseeker007) | 1552 comments Mod
They passed me quite closely, humming with the tune, but I remained hidden.


message 15: by Phoebe, Follow The Music Inside Your Head. It helps the imagination.. (new)

Phoebe ~Music Is My Life~ (TheCrazyChick) | 2991 comments Mod
The woman suddenly stopped, feeling unseen eyes tracking her every move.


message 16: by Jonathan, The Wise (new)

Jonathan (headspinningfromvagueness) | 488 comments Mod
The wind picked up at that very moment and a chilling cold ran up her body.


message 17: by Julius, He Who Arises in Might (new)

Julius (bookseeker007) | 1552 comments Mod
With the wind came a shadow, a dark shape that slithered along the soft earth.


message 18: by Phoebe, Follow The Music Inside Your Head. It helps the imagination.. (new)

Phoebe ~Music Is My Life~ (TheCrazyChick) | 2991 comments Mod
It was unnatural; neither part of this world or another.


message 19: by Jonathan, The Wise (new)

Jonathan (headspinningfromvagueness) | 488 comments Mod
And as such was a thing of living nightmare.


message 20: by Phoebe, Follow The Music Inside Your Head. It helps the imagination.. (new)

Phoebe ~Music Is My Life~ (TheCrazyChick) | 2991 comments Mod
A creature no-one sees, but feels the darkness anyway eminitting(?) from it.


message 21: by Julius, He Who Arises in Might (new)

Julius (bookseeker007) | 1552 comments Mod
The Highwayman paused suddenly, a glint in his eye.


message 22: by Phoebe, Follow The Music Inside Your Head. It helps the imagination.. (new)

Phoebe ~Music Is My Life~ (TheCrazyChick) | 2991 comments Mod
He sensed a presence.


message 23: by Julius, He Who Arises in Might (new)

Julius (bookseeker007) | 1552 comments Mod
I crouched lower in the bushes, shuddering, as the hairs on the back of my neck up-rose.


message 24: by Phoebe, Follow The Music Inside Your Head. It helps the imagination.. (new)

Phoebe ~Music Is My Life~ (TheCrazyChick) | 2991 comments Mod
He stared directly at me, his stare ice cold.


message 25: by Julius, He Who Arises in Might (new)

Julius (bookseeker007) | 1552 comments Mod
At this point I began to feel that a hasty departure might be in order.


message 26: by Phoebe, Follow The Music Inside Your Head. It helps the imagination.. (last edited Jun 28, 2012 04:53AM) (new)

Phoebe ~Music Is My Life~ (TheCrazyChick) | 2991 comments Mod
I jumped at the sound of a horse attatched to a cart rattling by, and used the noise to make a get-away.


message 27: by Julius, He Who Arises in Might (new)

Julius (bookseeker007) | 1552 comments Mod
I never saw when the cart creaked to a stop beside the two figures on the road.


message 28: by Phoebe, Follow The Music Inside Your Head. It helps the imagination.. (new)

Phoebe ~Music Is My Life~ (TheCrazyChick) | 2991 comments Mod
At home, I clapsed on my thin bed.


message 29: by Julius, He Who Arises in Might (new)

Julius (bookseeker007) | 1552 comments Mod
Presently, after I had steadied myself sufficiantly, I decided that a nicely brewed cup of hazel tea would do me good.


message 30: by Phoebe, Follow The Music Inside Your Head. It helps the imagination.. (new)

Phoebe ~Music Is My Life~ (TheCrazyChick) | 2991 comments Mod
As I sat at the table things where going through my head, around and around.


message 31: by Julius, He Who Arises in Might (new)

Julius (bookseeker007) | 1552 comments Mod
A sudden knock at my wooden door disturbed my wandering thoughts.


message 32: by Jonathan, The Wise (new)

Jonathan (headspinningfromvagueness) | 488 comments Mod
"As of someone gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door"*

*(my shout-out to Poe)


message 33: by Julius, He Who Arises in Might (new)

Julius (bookseeker007) | 1552 comments Mod
I frowned, wondering whoever would bother to bother me on so cold a night.


message 34: by Jonathan, The Wise (new)

Jonathan (headspinningfromvagueness) | 488 comments Mod
Surely only a madman would dare brave the extreme environment?


message 35: by Phoebe, Follow The Music Inside Your Head. It helps the imagination.. (new)

Phoebe ~Music Is My Life~ (TheCrazyChick) | 2991 comments Mod
I shrugged.


message 36: by Julius, He Who Arises in Might (new)

Julius (bookseeker007) | 1552 comments Mod
I rose stiffly, rather irritated at being disturbed, and moved to the door.


message 37: by Phoebe, Follow The Music Inside Your Head. It helps the imagination.. (new)

Phoebe ~Music Is My Life~ (TheCrazyChick) | 2991 comments Mod
As I opened it, I saw an unexpected sight.


message 38: by Julius, He Who Arises in Might (new)

Julius (bookseeker007) | 1552 comments Mod
The Highwayman there stood, in his eyes a smuldering flame.


message 39: by Phoebe, Follow The Music Inside Your Head. It helps the imagination.. (new)

Phoebe ~Music Is My Life~ (TheCrazyChick) | 2991 comments Mod
"You were spying on us." He spoke with such authority used to being obeyed.


message 40: by Jonathan, The Wise (new)

Jonathan (headspinningfromvagueness) | 488 comments Mod
And as he spoke I shrunk back, away from that penetrating gaze.


message 41: by Julius, He Who Arises in Might (new)

Julius (bookseeker007) | 1552 comments Mod
"Did you think I would not have seen you?" he asked, stepping over my threshold.


message 42: by Phoebe, Follow The Music Inside Your Head. It helps the imagination.. (new)

Phoebe ~Music Is My Life~ (TheCrazyChick) | 2991 comments Mod
"I.... I was just wondering what a pair of....." I stammered, trying to find the right words.


message 43: by Julius, He Who Arises in Might (new)

Julius (bookseeker007) | 1552 comments Mod
A sudden and unexpected smile lit up his face, wherein was, to my surprise, no malice.


message 44: by Jonathan, The Wise (new)

Jonathan (headspinningfromvagueness) | 488 comments Mod
Then he reached his gloved hands towards his nose and promptly removed his thick, glossy moustache.


message 45: by Julius, He Who Arises in Might (new)

Julius (bookseeker007) | 1552 comments Mod
I blinked, unsure of what to do next


message 46: by Phoebe, Follow The Music Inside Your Head. It helps the imagination.. (new)

Phoebe ~Music Is My Life~ (TheCrazyChick) | 2991 comments Mod
And then i recognised the smirking face.


message 47: by Julius, He Who Arises in Might (new)

Julius (bookseeker007) | 1552 comments Mod
It was my brother's!


message 48: by Jonathan, The Wise (new)

Jonathan (headspinningfromvagueness) | 488 comments Mod
Fury mixed with gall filled the inside of my being: how dare the insolent wretch enter my abode!


message 49: by Julius, He Who Arises in Might (new)

Julius (bookseeker007) | 1552 comments Mod
Before I quite knew what I was doing, I lunged forward and struck him in the face.


message 50: by Jonathan, The Wise (new)

Jonathan (headspinningfromvagueness) | 488 comments Mod
His smug expression splintered beneath the force of my palm.


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