Whilst I was at work today I had possibly one of the silliest ideas I’ve ever had for a story.
It started by me asking for someone to give me a lift home tomorrow.
There are two people and the ride horses to rob a bank.
This would be set in modern times and would be full of intrigue, mystery, drama, camaraderie and thriller aspects.
There would only be two people and they’d ride into the bank, even if that meant they would have to burst through a wall or even from inside the bank vault.
Although, if it did start with them in the bank vault it would be hard to explain how they got in there with horses in the first place.
Maybe they teleported.
Now, with that being said, the reason as to why they would be robbing the bank is to prevent a threat that will to destroy the fabric of reality.
I don’t know why. It just would happen to be the case.
The person I was discussing this with felt it sounded a bit like transformers.
There would be no transformers seen, but maybe there would be a giant magical cat of some type.
The reason as to why robbing a bank on horseback would work is that, possibly, this threat can only be stopped by its lust for money and that for some reason it likes equestrian activities.
It makes very little sense and it sounds incredibly stupid, but sometimes your mind wanders at work.
So from there, once the two unlikely heroes have burst out of the vault (that’s what I’m going to go with), they would get all the cash and take it to where they need to which would have a chase scene where somehow the two manage to get away from the cops in an action-filled chase scene that is equal parts ridiculous and amazing.
Then they’d drop off the money as to where they need to and reality would come out okay.
Or would it?
Somehow the deal wouldn’t go through and reality would start breaking apart which would lead the two heroes to face off against what they’d need to and somehow save the day.
Afterwards, reality would ensue and despite the fact that they’ve saved the day, they would be arrested and sent to gaol as crime doesn’t pay.
Of course, the true heroes of the story would be the horses and they’d then burst through the walls of the gaol and rescue the two “heroes”.
Then they’d ride off into the sunset or the sunrise.
Maybe there would be neither and they ride off into the rain as that is more emotional and dramatic and also possibly more realistic than riding off into the sunset or sunrise.
People always ride off into the sunset or sunrise. It’s cool but sometimes it feels a bit forced.
At least if they ride off into the rain right at the end, then it’s slightly more interesting.
The time it took to write five-hundred words: 10:47:29
Still over ten minutes but at least it is under eleven.
I still think it is an improvement.
I also think it is a strong indicator that I need more sleep.