After hours of counting loose change from my change jar, I gleefully realized that I indeed had enough for the entry fee. The greatest competition known to mankind was swiftly approaching and I had to continue my training in what many have never mastered. Even in my youth, my skills in rabbit-polishing amazed my peers and mentors alike.

The preceding was a story you participated in on Monday, November 17 2014. The sentence in bold is yours.

Story prompt by SS Ghot Z. Sentences in this story path were contributed by Efren and WiggyWare.