100 Word Story – Tomb of the Lost (Part Four)

Goddamn it, what’s with all these traps?!

Seeing the small exit just a few feet away, I went for a final leap to try and clear the gap as fast as possible. Unfortunately for me, I wasn’t as graceful as other fictional explorers; I came in for a hard landing, covering my face as I crashed into another room, free of traps.

Rolling onto my back, my chest struggled to breathe in the clean air. After a few violent coughs, my lungs managed to suck in a large gasp.

I grunted, “This treasure better be worth all this goddamn trouble…”

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