110 words, but I started late (psh, no excuses) It was also my first one.
10 minute sprint! Optional Prompt: Treacherous journey Dare: Worst possible mode of transportation Bonus Points: Help from the enemy GO!
— NaNoWordSprints (@NaNoWordSprints) November 11, 2014
When I got to the chasm, I stared through the windshield with a bewildered look on my face. Anyone around would have thought I’d seen a manticore or something. Good thing this place is so isolated, I said to myself, looking back across the sandy desert I had just crossed.
This wasn’t even a bridge. It was, literally, a 30-foot set of monkey bars. Couldn’t have been more than two feet wide. Yet, on the other side, I could see it. Pure gold. The fruits of my labor. Blue, sparkling water.
I had to cross. There was no way other than the obvious.
Swing, grab. Swing, grab. Don’t.. Look.. Down.