You and your friend find yourselves in Ciudad Hidalgo, the southernmost town in Mexico. You have to get back to Los Angeles without any money, or a car of your own. Your backpacks have food, coffee, and whiskey for five days. Your eyewear is a live feed to the reality show paying you $100k each upon your arrival in Los Angeles. You can tell no one about what you’re doing, and you have to travel up the center of the country, where you then travel the border from Manuel Benavides to Tijuana. Write about the danger, hunger, heat, and beauty, whether you pull it off or not. Make it long. $150 purse to the most riveting and shared post.
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Contextual Keys for before you begin reading ~
MJ Wood-Yoder (they/them), the Seer
PADRIC Lyre-Altera “Paddy” (he/him), the Composer
* (V.) The Question = How many tricks does it take to make a March a. ?
I.) The Danger = ♦
II.) The Hunger = ♣
III.) The Heat = ♥
IV.) The Beauty = ♠
The Answer *
/ n o t a r e
a. – ”…two points are scored if the team that declared trump takes all five tricks”
Link to source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Euchre
Happy Reading ~
> You can tell no one about what you’re doing, and you have to travel up the center
. I. The Danger
* [Erath 2022 AR – timestamp/2022-07-14_13-00/ | location/ciudad-hidalgo/]
> Your eyewear is a live feed to the reality show
Paddy You’re a diamond in the rough
MJ Call a spade a spade why don’t ch’ya
Ah-HA! World, are you hearing this?
Already is right! Compliments have no place in this race
Viewers, I wish you could see our Voyager’s face –
Just rolled my eyes, didn’t I?
We love to see it
But they can’t see it right?
Nay, the blush of your cheeks is mine to behold for –
The next five days
Better told in their lovely gaze, right y’all?
It’s hotter’n Hades, dude. I don’t have sound in my ear,
sorry uh ev’ryone – I’ve never been on TV before. Rest assured,
I’m a great hiker
You’re right about the time, Emjay – how about I sprinkle
Raining praise when
There’s no rain in the forecast
The entire time
Yee-ess we here t’shine ~
. II. The Hunger
[Cont. – timestamp/2022-07-15 | location/manuel-benavides/]
Paddy Gotta get that
Gotta get that
Gotta get that that that
MJ P-P-E !
Gotta get that
Yeah it’s for free!
* beat. * And so’s this bad beat…
I bet at least a’hundred K just left the stream
Bet’cher bottom dollar on it
Like y’all if you muted me that’s cool
Did I start that gawdawful tune, or you?
Hard to say now that I’m eating this
D to the E to the L-I-C-I-O-U-S
* dropbeat. * O’the taste of P-P-E
Seriously why does this taste like strawberry-gusher?
. III. The Heat
[Cont. – timestamp/2022-07-15 | location/tijuana/]
MJ I’m Alive-Awake-Alert-Enthusastic
Paddy * clap-clap. * We’d like to take this moment to thank
our sponsors, ’specially the Nestlé blessing of this end-less
supply of instant coffee!
Works wonders, truly.
Want to get something better, dear?
^ ^ * beat. * I’m not take’n off till the sun’s past noon
That’s fairly soon
Is it? It’s sweltering.
Thanks for telling me to unplug. Are people still there?
They’ve been with us all the while
You didn’t even try learn Spanish for this trip
Still my biggest mistep – nonstep – Jesus,
I promise I’ll try to learn the language after this
I’m good at English I love it and that’s all great
but I’m a cross-culture poser if I limit myself to one
way of talking after all this
How much instant coffee did you stir in your canteen?
I didn’t read the label
Safe to say I may have been heavy-handed on the serving size
Hey MJ, want to make up for lost time?
I set a good pace…
Sun’s blaze’n and it’s adventageous to finish the race faster, right?
Okay – Ándale
. IV. The Beauty
[Cont. – timestamp/2022-07-15 | location/los-angeles/]
Paddy Ace No Face Bay-be!
MJ That’s a New Deal – Pad! * bops. * Rye-Chuss-Ness
Twenty t’spare ~ damnear!
* MJ kisses Paddy. *
My turn for what?
To present your point-of-view
Let’s walk in the wake the rest of the way * removes glasses. *
* POV-lens = Paddy’s. * You still want to date after this?
Well I married you because you’re the date-me forever type
Plus we’ll be flushed with a tenth of a Mill’ and too much attention so
Bless up, dress up
We did it.
Spades – I it ordered up.
. V. ~
[Cont. – timestamp/offline/ | location/null/]
> March to Win
( LONER-RANGE )
♠ ♠ ♠ ♠
♠ ♠ + = 5/5 tricks –> March to Victory.
♠ ♠ ♠ ♠