Mondays Finish the Story – October 20th, 2014 – The Elusive X


This weeks opening sentence is:

Do you remember that old saying, “X marks the spot?”

It’s a definite thing isn’t it an X I mean.

Well if you find it you can’t very well dispute the X can you?

Two lines intersecting.

Simple idea.

Then why can’t I find one?

Well there are plenty of X’s around here.

Yes but which one has the treasure below it.

That’s the question isn’t it? Which one?

And why bury the treasure and make up an enigmatic clue like that?

Maybe they didn’t want it to be found.

Why not?

Selfish bastards probably.

Or there is no treasure.

Could be nothing more than a tin can.

One man’s trash is another man’s treasure you mean.


Be disappointing though wouldn’t it.

It would.

Hold on found something.

Dig down, dig down.

Oh my goodness would you just look at that.

It’s a ………..

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10 Responses to Mondays Finish the Story – October 20th, 2014 – The Elusive X

  1. babso2you says:

    What is it?!?! Love your take and thank you for participating in this week’s challenge! Stay tuned… ^..^

  2. Lyn says:

    Great two-sided conversation here Michael 🙂 I know what is hidden. It was the cat. He’s perverse that way. He buries “it” and then sits in the tree above the spot waiting for unsuspecting treasure hunters and then sniggers.

  3. It reminds me of the new show that’s on now. They bury for treasure, a million dollars, unfortunately no X to mark the spot. 😊

  4. JackieP says:

    It’s another X! LOL Well, you know it could be…..

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