The Challenge: Write twelve 144-word posts revolving around “The Twelve Days of Christmas.” The posts, written daily for 12 days, are to include a different item from the song.
The Instigator: Blogdramedy
The Item for Day10: 10 Lords a’Leaping
The Person all caught up and Ready to Go: Me
“I’m outside the estate.” Pete radioed to his boss.
“Is he home?” Tony asked.
“Yeah, he’s home. They are all gathered in the living room.”
“Great. How many total?”
“Eight. Wait. No, his wife and daughter just walked into the room. 10. Plus, a guy I don’t recognize.”
“Odd. But we can’t back out now. Proceed on my ‘Go’.”
Pete waited, keeping his finger on the button.
“GO!” Tony commanded.
Pete pressed the button. Immediately, released rodents ran into the Lord estate. Rats, mice and squirrels scurried around the room.
“Ha! Ha!” Pete laughed. “Boss, I wish you could see this – the Lords are a’leaping!”
Just then, someone grabbed Pete from behind. “You’re coming with me.”
It was the mystery man, and he walked Pete inside.
“Jack, I found the source of the rodent mayhem.”
Jack smiled and said, “Book ‘em, Dano.”
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