This is the seventeenth of thirty entries for #BlogFlash2012.
I've chosen to link the prompts into a single story. Each episode will be 100 words or less, as per the guidelines. The prompt for each day will appear below the picture and be capitalized in the story.
The Genesis Project – Day Seventeen
“So, what’s it like, digging up GRAVEYARDS for a living?”
“We don’t dig up cemeteries so much as civilizations,” Nailah says, reaching for her ice tea. “It’s like a big treasure hunt, only in slow motion.”
“I don’t think I’d have the patience for it,” says Paulina, settling her napkin in her lap.
Nailah leans forward with a conspiratorial grin. “I bet you do! Think of all the mysteries lying beneath the soil, waiting for you to discover them. You’d be hooked inside a week.”
Paulina laughs. “Girl, you know I love a good mystery. Where do I sign up?"
Day One: THINKING
Day Two: FURRY FRIEND
Day Three: COLOR
Day Four: BUSY
Day Five: FRUSTRATION
Day Six: READING
Day Seven: SUNSET
Day Eight: RELAXING
Day Nine: JOURNEY
Day Ten: SUCCESS
Day Eleven: GREED
Day Twelve: CELEBRATION
Day Thirteen: FOREST
Day Fourteen: CHILDREN
Day Fifteen: BOOKS
Day Sixteen: DIFFERENT WORLD