This is in the spirit of the season. Just leave your piece of the story in the comment section and let the next person pick up the tale from there and continue it. I only remind you that my blog is read by young people, please keep that in mind as you write. You can add one sentence or a whole paragraph to take the story onto the next place. You can come back later and add a piece again after someone else has posted.
Stranded on Halloween
The business trip had gone just as expected and closed off with a fine meal in a nearby restaurant. Late in the evening as conversation drew to a close the young man with his laptop case slung over one shoulder emerged from the dinner meeting and decided to go home that night and dropped the lap top on the passenger seat of his old Mercedes and headed home. He set the GPS system for “Go Home” and cruised out of town on the highway he had arrived from a few days earlier. The GPS spoke in a clipped British accent, exit in 5/10’s of a mile. He was driving, his mind on the business conversations of the evening and followed the directive of the GPS unit. Suddenly the lights of the highway were behind him and his car winding along a desolate roadway. A thin ribbon of water glimmered in moonlight over the guard rail. He had in one exit plunged from metropolitan hurry to rural darkness as the solitary car on the road. His engine spluttered……..