Week #420 - Guys we made the weed number
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Contributor: Yoruichi

Genre: Magical realism

Protagonist attribute: The protagonist is an excavator, i.e. an actual big yellow digging machine that you'd find on a construction site

Protagonist obstructor: Grief

What the protagonist wants: To not have to demolish buildings they helped to build

Story setting: On Earth, but magical realism

Setting details: In a modern day city, somewhere vulnerable to earthquakes

World problem: A large earthquake has damaged a lot of the city's buildings, meaning they need to be demolished

Your protagonist... Used to have the thing they want, but now it's gone

Your protagonist's attribute... Hinders them from getting what they want

Your protagonist's obstructor... Is overcome in the course of pursuing what they want

At the end of the story...The world problem is not solved, but it's getting better

Digging Out

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