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A prompt-driven short story competition!

This is a short story competition.
You will be presented with a set of facts and must weave these facts into your story.
The genre and facts will vary from month to month - so read the prompt carefully.

Your Hosts and Judges:
Lilli ☕ and Bikerider 10 years!

These facts are your prompt and each must be included in your story.

*PenBl* A man enters a jewelry store and asks to see the engagement rings.

*PenBl* The proprietor puts a velvet tray of diamond rings on the counter.

*PenBl* The suspect removes several rings and examines them, then places them back on the tray.

*PenBl* After the man leaves, the proprietor notices one very expensive diamond engagement ring is missing.

Things to consider for your story:
Did the suspect take the ring, or was it misplaced?
If he stole the ring, does he try to sell it or is does he want to ask his girlfriend to marry him
but he doesn't have the money to buy a ring?
Or does he have another motive?

Genre for this round:
Crime Fiction and/or Romance
(author's choice)

*PenR* Required word count is 1000 min - 1500 max.

*Penr* Add word count to the end of the story, please.

*Penr* Stories must be newly written for this contest.

*Penr* Post your story below in either bitem {bitem:xxxxx} or enty {entry:xxxxx} formats.

*Penr* One entry per person, per round.

*Penr* You may edit your story until the round's deadline.

*Penr* Late entries will not be permitted.

*Penr* All members are welcome to join.

April 30, 2020

There must be 7 entries for all prizes to be awarded.
(less than seven, only first place is named.)

First Place:
A 25K Awardicon
a Quill Nomination

Second Place:
A 10K Awardicon

Third Place:
5K Gift Points

Honorable Mentions:
(at the judge's discretion)
2500 GPs

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