Creative Writing Alternate Jack and the Beanstalk

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Episode IV: The Magical Key
Jack is your normal, everyday 15 year old kid. Since he could remember, he has always had to do without many possessions in his life. But he has always been happy-go-lucky, yet somewhat careless with his thoughts and actions. They lived in a rundown apartment building in the slums, and have been selling their possessions and finding miscellaneous jobs and tasks just to make it by. Jack was down to his last few cd’s and just a couple of dvd’s, while his mother was down to her collection of Shirley Temple porcelain plates that had a lot of sentimental value, but carried a decent value. So, she sent him down to the pawn shop to sell off the remaining items they had, to be able to make it through hopefully the month.

While at the pawn shop, Jack noticed a peculiar key in the glass case he was standing in front of. This key had two gems attached to it, an emerald and a ruby, and Jack’s eyes sparkled as the light shined through the precious stones. Just as Jack was going to walk up to the register to sell the last of their possessions, a man behind the counter spoke up and asked if Jack wanted to know more about the key in the case. Jack stepped back and was trying to hold back his excitement about the key, but could contain it no longer and rushed the counter. The man behind the counter reached in the case and pulled the key out and told Jack “This key is from a time that has been long removed, and is said to have mystical and magical properties.” The man had peaked Jack’s interest and wondered what it would take to possess such a key. The man behind the counter stated “I would be willing to trade you this key for the items you have there.” Jack stopped to think about the deal and handed the items to the man. As Jack walked away with the magical key, the man behind the counter told him “That key works best if you rub one of the gem stones in the light of the moon.

When Jack got home with his magical key, his mother...
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