The Story Of The Rat And His Greed

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This is the story of the rat and his greed. People take the short road, and miss out on opportunities. They try and cut through life like it is a board game. People that have the patience, and put in the time, get what they expected, and more. The rat‘s obsession with money is what ruined him. He would do anything for it, he lost his wife, and custody of his kids. No matter what sort of job he did, he never seemed to make it. The cat, the rat’s arch enemy, was the only thing that had the same want for money as the rat. Even though this was true, nobody could match the rat’s greed. One day the rat, named Fred, was walking down the street. It seemed like he was having a happy Sunday morning, but if you knew Fred, you would know what he really…show more content…
Dinglebob was the only thing that matched his greed, and the only obstacle standing in his way. Although, this relationship between them was one-sided. Dinglebob paid almost no attention to Fred. He barely knew Fred even existed. Fred felt otherwise, he thought that Dinglebob was always one step ahead of him, and always tried his hardest to beat him, no matter what. Of course Fred yells all he can but Dinglebob continues to walk on by. As Dinglebob walks by, Fred’s anger builds. He runs after Dinglebob, and what he sees makes his feet skid in their tracks. Dinglebob is talking to someone else, it seems to be his…show more content…
“We are going to have to make the structural support weaker. This will make it easier for the workers, and cut down on time.” “Won’t the building have a risk of collapsing? “Don’t worry, you should be fine.” Fred took his word for it as they continued moving forward on the project. One month later, Fred went one morning to go check on his unfinished tower. It was almost finished. Dinglebob’s tower was still having the structural beams put up. The rat was confident, he knew that if he could just beat Dinglebob, everything would be okay, no matter what the cost. It’s finally here, opening day. The tower the rat awaited one month for, was finally here. His own skyscraper, that couldn’t be matched by anything else in the city, because it was his. He felt so proud of his amazing creation, but couldn’t help ponder the fact that this wasn’t his idea. Fred pushes it out of his mind and fills it with the thought of celebration, that he finally thwarted his enemy, Dinglebob. “Welcome to the grand opening of Fred towers!” Fred cuts to red velvet rope with a swift swing, as he cuts it the clunk of rubble lands behind him. He turns to view the small object, and looks up to see the rest of the tower falling with
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