Welcome to the all-new, Po-daciously awesome Kung Fu Panda Writing Contest! Hosted by yours truly, Syrup240! This is a contest in which you sign up for. I will give you a different prompt each week, so you'll have the whole week to write up your sample. (I'll probably post prompts/topics each Sunday.) I will be the judge of your writing! Don't worry, I'm not harsh, and I'll give you tips on how to make your writing more fluent or spice it up with intriguing vocabulary words! Each week one writer will be eliminated, and each topic will be harder than the last one. The winner/s get to write a story with me! Here's the sign-up, I hope you enter and have fun!!!!
NickName/What you want to be called: Syrup is fine
Writing Experience: I've been on these boards for about a year, maybe even longer!
(About) How many stories have you written?: Well, my first story was something to do with a Bengal tiger I think.... then I wrote How To Save China (Skye's Diary), KFP American Roleplay, How To Save China 2, Han Kai?s Past, Friday the Thirteenth (kind of gave up on that one) and Repunzel, Repunzel, Let Down Your?.Fur? (unfinished)
Just out of curiosity, who are your main character/s?: Skye the snow leopard and Han Kai the black panther.
Sample (you can also copy and paste a chapter you?ve written from anything, or just write something brief like ?check out my story ________?) Check out my story Repunzel, repunzel, let down your?.Fur?
So, I hope you enter my little contest and have fun! May the keyboard be ever in your favor!
Writing Experience:Ijust found out about the boards so probably a month .
(About) How many stories have you written?:Iwrote a follow up story to Kathryn Lasky`s "guardians of ga`hoole" unfinished.I also right short stories and reports like 'ONE NATION UNDER GOD ; OR ONE NATION REBUKING GOD " Ialso am writing a transformers prime episode . Just out of curiosity, who are your main character/s?:Otulissa (guardians of ga`hoole) Smokescreen and Optomus Prime (transformers prime episode) tigrispo ;)
Before I could respond, he tossed me a dagger with a smooth lavender-and-blue handle and a small button in the center of the wood. The blade was sharp and arced daintily.
"Press the button and toss it at the trees. It'll whirl back at you, don't worry. Just make sure you catch it. That'll buy us all enough time."
Numbly, I nodded, not sure of what else to do. He grinned crazily, saluted and started to run. Cloud shrugged and dropped on all fours before dashing away into the forest. I turned, and still unsure about this half-formed plan of a kid I'd just met, threw the blade at the trees, thumb nudging against the button just as the oxen stormed into view.
In mid-air, the dagger morphed into a double-bladed weapon, shaped like....a boomerang. It whipped into the sky and I watched in awe as it sliced effortlessly through the tops of about two dozen bamboo stalks before rocketing back towards me. As a reflex, I reached out and by sheer luck grabbed the soft hilt, fingers grasping over the button and melding it back to dagger form.
For a second, nothing happened.
Then the bamboo halves teetered, creaked, and came whistling down, crashing to the floor in a barricading heap of green and brown. The oxen slid to an abrupt stop, hooves grinding into dirt. They could barely see the top of my silver-and-black head over the wall of vegetation.
I stood frozen for a moment. Then, getting over the awesomeness of what had just happened, thawed and streaked away, my dagger between my teeth and all four feet skipping across grass and dirt. It wasn't until my mountain was on the horizon and I was gasping for breath near the Bridge of Weakness did I stop. I fingered the dagger in my palm and smiled slightly to myself before turning to go home.
And to this day, I still haven't forgotten the Elf and Piratess I met six years ago, and the day of adventure they granted me that makes me grin when I think of it.
Sapphire's POV Continued
But before we could start fighting, it started to rain. "Ugh. Someday I will get you. Panther." The male wolf said. "Yea, yea, sure. Hey, have you ever heard of bathing?" I yelled to him, but he and his friend were out of earshot. Finally, I could go to sleep, with the rain being my lullaby.
Keep ON Kung Fu-ing
P.s. I know I was supposed to do this in one whole paragraph, But I don't know if it's my computer or Nick but It never really let's me right a long paragraph/chapter.
Sapphire's POV Continued
At that moment, I took in all the knowledge that my parents gave me... when it came to snakes. So, after a quick analysis of all the snakes in the cave, I confirmed that the red and black snakes were friendly and the red and yellow snakes were, well, unfriendly. After I removed the snakes and bugs, I made a little bed for myself and started to drift away to dream land. But then I heard a howl. That howl made my hair stick up and made the butterflies I ate that day start to flutter around in my stomach. "Is that Bigfoot?" I thought. "No, sasquatches don't live in China. But maybe they do?". Then I saw eyeshine. They were to red eyes staring at me. Strangely, I though I was a goner, until I saw the shadowy figures emerge from the bushes. Those figures were wolves. My enemy. "What do you want?" I asked them. "Our cave" The male wolf replied. "Hmm, let me think about that... how about, NO!" I said as a got in my fighting stance. ". "You'll pay". The wolf said.
It was a cold, bitter winter day. So cold, that every time I sneezed, my spit turned into icicles. Yuck. Well, I guess that's what you get when you leave your parents when you're young and don't know anything about living about in the big, scary, poisonous insect and snake filled woods. It has been two days since I left my parents and I am already regretting my decision. "Maybe I should turn back" I wondered. "Maybe my parents miss me and want me to come back. Maybe they really do care about me". But even amongst all those thoughts, I still kept going. But this time, I was in search for a cave to sleep in for the night. It wasn't long before I found a nice big cave for me to sleep in. I ran toward it, unknowing that there was a big log on the ground. You can guess what happened next. I tripped and fell. Shocker. Anyway, after I got up and dusted myself off, I decided it was best if I walked to the cave, not run. When I arrived there, there were bugs and snakes everywhere!
I scissor-kicked the spear away from me, snapping it in half, and started sprinting away. On purpose, I shoved past the oxen who were clinging on to the other two felines and in their surprise, their attention was turned to me, allowing the people I'd just met to struggle out of their grasps.
Clouded Leopard-girl hitched her slenderly curved dirk back in and White Tiger-dude snatched up his bow. And then, we ran.
I was a good few yards ahead of them, but they were gaining rapidly. I slowed down to let them catch up and we three were bolting up the slick hill to the forest side by side, the angry bellows from the oxen and Mr. Pig the vendor echoing throughout the village below is. When the ground stopped trembling from their hooves pounding on the ground, and their furious yells hushed off to mutterings, I stopped.
Bamboo ringed the clearing, sunlight filtering through the forest in feathery shafts. I didn't need to catch my breath, but the other two did, and so I waited with the sound of their heavy panting in my ears.
I was brushing the dust off my purple vest and black pants leisurely when finally, the tiger said, "That...was epic. Now, goodbye."
I watched him start to leave but called out, "Hey, wait!"
He turned and blinked, seeming to finally get a good look at me for the first time. I studied him too, noticing how lean and rough he looked. His eyes were a warm kind of golden, his fur messy in a...dare I say it?...cute kind of way (DON'T GET THE WRONG IDEA, OKAY?) and he wore tattered black shorts, tan wraps around his arms and legs a blue band around his head, like a ninja. Around his neck there was a string of tiny white objects, that to my shock turned out to be teeth and claws.
Smiling impishly and trying to straighten out the straps around his shoulder that held his (tad too-big-for-him) bow and quiver in place, he bowed in a formal way of greeting. "Sorry, kid, I've just got people waiting on me, is all. Name's Oriel, Tiger-Elf, at your service."
"Kid?!" was all I could resort to retoring in a disgusted manner, but I did steal a glance at his pricked, triangular ears that indeed proved he was an Elf. "If you haven't noticed, you're just one year older than me. Don't call me that!" I spluttered angrily.
He ignored me, puffing out his chest as if happy that I'd noticed he was one year ahead of me in life. "So, kid, what's your name?"
I gritted my teeth, glowering. "Sleet." Then I turned to the other leopard, and both of us just absorbed in the details of the other, sizing each other up.
She was slim, short and scruffy, with clear green-gray spring-colored eyes. Her hand was over the dirk's handle, black claws unsheathed, and her mouth twisted in a nervous frown. I noticed her clothes, a pair of once-white pants and a baggy shirt of the same color with black leaf patterns stretching up the fabric, were faded by sun and grimy too. She had a red bandana wrapped in a lopsided way around her forehead. When she talked, she had a soft lilting accent. "I have best be going. My friends...wait for me."
I squinted. "Name?"
She hesitated, then said slowly, "Cloud."
Just then, I heard the oxens' chase start up again, wood being trampled and crushed under their rampage. Cloud cursed, and I certified two things: One, she was Japanese, since Tachiko had used that same word when he'd spilled tea all over himself, and two, that she was a born-and-bred pirate, because no other kid would dare say something like that in fear in having their mouths washed out with ten million different types of soap.
We knew we'd be caught. They were close, and coming closer by the second. I almost dropped on all fours to start and run. But then Oriel's eyes widened, and a gleam sparked into them. "Hey, kid, you know how to use a boomerang?"
Let's try this... Who am I going to write about? Think.....AH HA! Karana.(It was longer than a paragraph)
I had no idea what outside looked like. I lived in a barn. My mom was no where is sight. I didn't remember what she looked like. I had been hidden in here along with my brother, Ramo, to protect me. My mom had told me and my brothers and sisters that the outside world was very dangerous.
Me and Ramo had been eating oats and hay. The barn we lived in was abandoned, luckily the farmer had left behind food and water.
We slept on burlap sacks. It wasn't very warm. We had to cuddle up together to stay warm.
One day there was footsteps in front of the barn. Ramo stared at me, his eyes full of hope. There was a blinding light as a figure opened the barn door. I ran out and turned behind me to look at Ramo. He hesitated.
I couldn't wait for him I ran far away hoping he would follow. He didn't follow. I never saw him again.
Hrrmm....let's see. I guess I'll write about Silvermist. So, I give you my report, teacher judge!
I hope it's okay... since this is my first time trying to do something in a POV.
Most of my childhood has been spent in this living nightmare. In a place where people are tortured for a crazed goat's amusement. A place where guards will shamelessly harass the children that cry themselves to sleep every night.
I am one of those victims.
I see some kids playing around, trying to ignore the chaos around them. I admire both their attempts to try and smile while being in the midst of-what I think is-evil, but being oblivious to the danger and horror around you will only bring trouble to you; especially in this dungeon.
My silver eyes narrowed as my reasons for escaping grew. I could probably have a scroll of reasons to leave that stretched from the west to east of China.
I glanced over at my best friend, a mountain lion named Kai. We hid in the shadows from the guards. This was the way we planned our attempts to escape. Kai and I had tried endlessly to escape this dungeon, but sadly our attempts were in vain.
Kai and I were preparing ourselves for our next mission to get out of here. We would always think of the reasons we were doing this. It would give us a whole new determination. When we went over practically all the reasons, our eyes burned with a fiery spirit, our hearts pounded, and a wave of bravery and courage overcame us. With all of these things going on within us, we had to remember stealth, the guards' weaknesses, and the area around us. Lacking any one of these steps, would lead to our downfall.
I continued to remember the reasons.
The room. That dreaded room. There was a place where the goat sent people who had lost their minds. Certain people in this dungeon couldn't take working in murky, foggy, and stuffy conditions. That would sadly lead to the darkest room in this whole blasted place.
My eyes shut and my head looked down as the memories of that wicked room flooded back into my mind. I couldn't bare it any longer.
The reasons continued.
My family. This was always what convinced me and gave me the determination to go through with this mission. The goat had seperated me from my parents. Right now, I would have been sitting at home with my mother's arms wrapped around me. I would have been playing with my father. If it hadn't been for that goat, would be with my parents. They would be holding me tightly and telling me they love me. They would never let me go. They'll do anything...to prevent me to be taken.
I soon felt Kai's paw on my shoulder. My eyes met his light green eyes. He could see tears build up as my thoughts had went on.
He stood up and held out his paw. He helped me up and we faced the hall just around the corner. We were ready.
I tightly grasped my favorite weapon; a bo staff. Kai took hold of his favorite stolen weapon; black nunchucks, in which he had engraved his name on. Our eyes narrowed once more, the fiery spirit and boldness returned to us, and we began our mission to free not only us, but everyone who was being tortured here.
So this is the backstory of my character Kana from my old kfp fanfic "tigress's choice"
This is done in the pov of my character Tang.
I looked at the new girl in his school class. She was cheetah who looked small for elven but as he looked at her clearly upset face he couldn't help but feel bad for her. When she started the teacher made the mistake of telling the class that she was from the orphanage which only gave the other kids ammunition. I heard the other girls whisper and so did she "even her own parents didn't want her" they'd giggle "well can you blame them? She's so weird" another would reply. The boys who picked on her didn't care where she lived, all they cared about was that she was quiet and they could wadded up torn pieces of scroll at her and she'd say nothing. As for her being weird she wasn't she just wasn't like the other girls which if you ask me is a good thing, she wasn't constantly wondering how she looked or spreading rumors, though she was the victim of a few. Anyways I didn't know much about her, but I defiantly didn't do anything to help her at least not until I saw her one day after school.
The orphanage was through the forest and one day my mom sent me there, she's friends with Mrs. Yin, the woman who runs the orphanage, and sent me to return a bowl she had barrowed. When I got there instantly in front of the building I saw Kana doing Kung Fu against a smaller cheetah. I hid behind a bamboo stalk to watch "your getting better Lee" she said to him and a few more moments went by until she looked in my direction and stopped "alright that's enough for now" she said "aaawww why?" Lee whined "I'm done we'll do more later ok" she said to him before he trudged away annoyed. She stayed where she was "you know if your going for a sneak attack it's not going to work" she said to me so I came out of hiding. "I'm not here to hurt you, just bringing this back to Mrs. Yin" I told her and she smiled "good because we're outside of school so I can fight back" she said to me with a smirk, I had to laugh. "Look you may be a match for that kid but I'm the same age as you, no offence but I have the height advantage" I told her "maybe but I don't see what that matters" she told me so to prove it to her I accepted her little challenge, I went easy and she creamed me. So we did it again and I didn't go easy but I still got my behind kicked "you want to go for strike three?" She asked as she helped me up "no, your good. Why don't you show the other kids how good you are? Everyone around here respects Kung Fu" I reminded her but she shrugged "I don't know, don't get me wrong I hate what they do to me but I'm afraid I'll mess up and be even worse off than I am now" she admitted, I knew that wouldn't happen but I said nothing.
The next day at school we were told to work in groups, of course I was planning on working alone. At least I was until Tang came and stood next to my seat "my groups working over there" he told me pointing to his friends "have fun" I said but he rolled his eyes "come on" he said as he went back to his friends, only then did I realize what he was asking me so I went, with my friend.
Okay, so I have this character named Sapphire (who is in villain123's "A Scorched Earth) and if you read her bio, it says "her mom is a pirate and her dad is a ninja. She left her parents at the age of twelve to find a simpler life..." Now, a little more info about why she left. She left because her parents were away most of the time either stealing gold from a ship, or fighting off bad guys so she felt left alone and not safe, so she left. She left without asking her parents because she thought they would even notice she was gone. Being out in the woods made her rough and tough and serious but (as you will find in her bio) she is caring and will defend her friends is someone is hurting/bothering them. She also has a slight temper and she is a good swimmer. I will write a paragraph (well, I will try) about a time she was in the woods after she left her parents (I haven't figured out if it's going to be right after she left or while she was out in the woods.