Writing Prompt #60

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“Guard”

Your character is a brave adventurer.  They have traveled long and far in search of some grand treasure that lies in wait in a long abandoned temple.  Or at least that’s what they assume.  When your character to the nearest town, they hear stories of a guard that has been tasked with protecting the temple and it’s treasure.  It’s said that they wield a legendary blade made of flame and smoke.  However, despite the warning, your character remains steadfast in their decision to pursue the treasure.  How do they go about planning for their confrontation?  Will everything go as they planned or will something unexpected suddenly change the game?  More importantly, why does your character think this treasure is worth the risk of the guard?

Writing Prompt #60

“The temple guard will cut you down with a sword of fire before you can even come within sight of the treasure.”

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