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Union – Tuesday Use It In A Sentence #tuesdayuseitinasentence

She paced her room, fuming at the news that her father was thinking of marrying her off. True, the union would help her kingdom, but she’d rather die than marry that pompous prince from the neighboring kingdom! She shuddered at the thought. There had to be another way to save the kingdom…

She paused as she remembered an old story, a myth about a lost treasure. Would that save her kingdom and stop the union?  Thinking it might, she decided to go find it. She knew the journey would likely be dangerous, but it was better than getting married.

She grabbed a cloak and slipped out her bedroom window into the night.

This day-late post is part of the Tuesday Use It In A Sentence prompt, “union”:

https://stephaniecolpron.wordpress.com/2021/10/06/tuesdayuseitinasentence-union-2/


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Trust – Tuesday Use It In A Sentence #tuesdayuseitinasentence

He studied her with a skeptical eye. He’d found it hard to trust people thanks to his rough childhood. But there was something about her that seemed different, that said he would be able to trust her. After a moment of consideration, he decided to trust that feeling and put his trust in her.

This post is part of the Tuesday Use It In A Sentence prompt, “trust”:

https://stephaniecolpron.wordpress.com/2021/09/28/tuesdayuseitinasentence-trust/


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Save – Tuesday Use It In A Sentence #tuesdayuseitinasentence

“I’ll hold them off!” he told her as he grasped his sword and faced the group of brigands advancing on them. “Go! Save yourself!”

She shook her head and replied, “No! You can’t take them all on by yourself. I won’t leave you!” She pulled the dagger from her belt and stood beside him, and he gave her a small smile.

The next thing they knew, the brigands suddenly dropped to the ground with arrows sticking out of their chests. A male voice called out from the surrounding trees, “You can put your weapons away. You’re safe now.”

Wondering who had saved them, they looked around for the source of the strange voice.

This post is part of the Tuesday Use It In A Sentence prompt, “save”:

https://stephaniecolpron.wordpress.com/2021/09/07/tuesdayuseitinasentence-save/


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Rent – Tuesday Use It In A Sentence #tuesdayuseitinasentence

Having missed his flight home for the holidays and learning that all other flights were booked, he decided he would just have to rent a car. But when he got to the car rental area of the airport, he found that the last car had just been rented out. As he pleaded desperately with the attendant for help, a pretty young lady who was just leaving overhead him and stepped up to offer to share her rental car with him.

This post is part of the Tuesday Use It In A Sentence prompt, “rent”:

https://stephaniecolpron.wordpress.com/2021/08/31/tuesdayuseitinasentence-rent/


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Quiet – Tuesday Use It In A Sentence #tuesdayuseitinasentence

The night was still and quiet, but her mind wasn’t. The clacking of the keys on the keyboard sounded loud in the quiet room as she sat at the computer and typed furiously, trying to get the multitude of ideas that danced in her head out so she could at last go to bed.

This day-late post is part of the Tuesday Use It In A Sentence prompt, “quiet”:

https://stephaniecolpron.wordpress.com/2021/08/25/tuesdayuseitinasentence-quiet/


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Pawn – Tuesday Use It In A Sentence #tuesdayuseitinasentence

Realizing that he had only been a pawn in her little game and had only been used to spy on her rivals, Zak decided he’d had enough. As he left her mansion, he pocketed a few small but valuable items to later sell at a pawn shop after he left town.

This post is part of the Tuesday Use It In A Sentence prompt, “pawn”:

https://stephaniecolpron.wordpress.com/2021/07/27/tuesdayuseitinasentence-pawn/


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Oblige – Tuesday Use It In A Sentence #tuesdayuseitinasentence

“Oblige you?” she spat. “Oblige you? Ha! I don’t have to oblige you for anything, you bastard. What have you ever done for me? Nothing! All you’ve ever done is use me. The only person I am obliged to do anything for is myself, and I’m starting right now.”

With that, she stormed out of the house as he watched her in stunned silence.

This post is part of the Tuesday Use It In A Sentence prompt, “oblige”:

https://stephaniecolpron.wordpress.com/2021/07/20/tuesdayuseitinasentence-oblige/


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Nurse – Tuesday Use It In A Sentence #tuesdayuseitinasentence

The young nurse was on her way to the hospital to start her shift when she spotted a stray kitten meowing by some bushes. She could tell it looked very young and weak, and obviously needed help. Not seeing any signs of siblings or the mother cat, she took the kitten to the nearest shelter, where they were able to place the kitten with a cat who’d just had kittens. The mother cat instantly accepted the kitten and let it nurse from her. Relieved that the kitten would be nursed back to health, the young nurse headed to work.

This day-late post is part of the Tuesday Use It In A Sentence prompt, “nurse”:

https://stephaniecolpron.wordpress.com/2021/07/07/tuesdayuseitinasentence-nurse/


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Murder – Tuesday Use It In A Sentence #tuesdayuseitinasentence

As he hiked through the woods, he suddenly heard the raucous cawing of a bunch of crows. Curious, he followed it to a small clearing where he spotted the murder grouped around a body. He drew closer, and as the crows parted, he noticed the gunshot wound. He sighed, disappointed to have his day off ruined, and pulled out his cell phone and called the precinct to report the murder. Then he started investigating the scene.

This post is part of the Tuesday Use It In A Sentence prompt, “murder”:

https://stephaniecolpron.wordpress.com/2021/06/29/tuesdayuseitinasentence-murder/


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Last – Tuesday Use It In A Sentence #tuesdayuseitinasentence

It was a last-ditch effort, she knew, but with no other plan available, it was the only option they had left. If it worked, even if the resulting peace didn’t last, it would be better than letting the war continue. So she gave the go-ahead for it and prayed it would work.

This post is part of the Tuesday Use It In A Sentence prompt, “last”:

https://stephaniecolpron.wordpress.com/2021/06/22/tuesdayuseitinasentence-last/