The Frayed Rope

In class we had an assignment in which we were supposed to come up with a short story based off a writing prompt. For this one, the prompt was to write a story that features suspense centered around a rope that was slowly snapping without focusing the story entirely on it. This is what I came up with. It’s a fucking bummer, but I still love it. It reminds me a lot of things I felt in my childhood. Enjoy(?).

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