I looked at my fellows roommates and had to suppress a giggle. I know costumes are supposed to be in jest, but we had really gone over the top. Plumage of chicken wire and silly string. Stilts and dinosaur arms.

Yes, it was that time of year again: Beer Mile.

We collected on the campus quad, shivering in the snow, awaiting the stroke of midnight. Ding Ding Ding...The drunken co-eds began their semi-annual drunken naked/costumed romp in celebration of the end of homework.

What else could be the source of such merriment?

As I rounded the corner of the field, I passed a student jogging in nothing but boots, while holding an apron. As I looked, he slipped in the snow and landed with his feet in the air and the umbrella on top, like some absurd mushroom.

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El Wordy Baron over 10 years ago

Best story yet.

RachelSanford over 10 years ago

Brilliant.

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Prompt (write a story including these elements)

hero Student with an Umbrella
villain Snow
goal Beer Run
Prompt suggested by El Wordy Baron

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