The Egg

“It’s a chicken egg,” Leslie said, poking it with a stick.

Suzie looked at it. “It’s a lizard’s egg.”

“Lizards don’t lay eggs,” Devon said, shaking his head.

Leslie and Suzie sighed and flung their hands into the air. “Miss Wyatt! Don’t lizards lay eggs?’

Miss Wyatt looked up from Harvey’s frog and nodded. “Yes, they do, Suzie.”

“See!” Suzie and Leslie looked smug.

Brian peered over Devon’s shoulder. “Maybe it’s a turtle egg? Or an alligator. That would be cool!”

Leslie looked at Brian and groaned. “It’s a chicken egg!”

Everyone stared as the egg rolled on its own and started to crack. Four confused and disgusted faces stared with open mouths at what came out of the egg.

“What is that,” they shouted together.


Finish the Story 2019 #7

The House on the Lake

A house sat perched precariously on the edge of Clearwater Lake. It was a house that should not have stood, yet stand it did. It had been there for centuries and locals swore the same couple lived there the whole time. Locals never knew how right they were until the day the rains started.

“It’s just a little rain,” Susan said, watching the couple pile water and canned fruit into their shopping cart.

The couple looked at the checker and smiled politely. “The rain will not stop,” they said, “we’ve seen this before.”

No sooner had the couple left, Susan but dropped her smirk as locals poured in to the shop chaotically looking for food. The once spring storm skies has turned …

To be continued

This time, I am tagging the fantastically fabulous Sadje lead us off.


  1. Copy the story as you receive it.
  2. Add to the story in some fashion.
  3. Tag another person to contribute to or finish the story.
  4. Please use FTS as a tag so I can find it or link back to part 1.
  5. Have Fun!