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Beans, cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, hot sauce, and hamburger. That was what Sam put in his taco every day after school before he went to work at the family store, but today was not a usual day for Sam. His parents had said he had to work at the family shop instead of going to a big party his friend was throwing that everyone was going to. In his frustration he accidentally picked up the mustard instead of the hot sauce and unknowingly put it on his taco. As he folded the taco the mustard combined with the meat and cheese and caused a chemical reaction.
He took a bite. It was disgusting. He opened the taco up and to his surprise there was a glowing yellow substance inside the taco. So he thought to himself, great everything is going wrong today. First I can’t go to the party and now my taco has weird mold in it. He turned to throw it away, but there was no trashcan to throw it away in He looked around and there was no refrigerator, chairs, counters, oven, stove, cabinets, or even walls.
Sam was in the middle of a huge forest. This forest was like no forest Sam had ever seen. The trees were shades of red, green, and purple. One was even rainbow colored. They were also very tall. Sam could not figure out how he had gotten there. He was afraid. He asked himself questions like Will I ever get home? or How do I get home? Wait why should I be worried about whether or not I get home thought Sam. My parents don’t care about me anyway. He leaned back against a tree and tried to figure out what happened.
As he pondered how he had gotten there or maybe he was dreaming he accidentally took a bite of the taco. He spat it out the second it touched his tongue. He fell flat on his back with a gasp. Looking around after getting up and brushing off his shoulders, he was in a vast desert with very few cacti. The only difference between this desert and any other desert was it had little rat like creatures running around. Glancing down at the taco he thought it must be the taco and every time I take a bite I get transported to a different world or something like that. It must be the strange mold that causes it. Hmmmmm. …
He looked around this isn’t too great there’s nothing to do here. He took another bite and spat it out immediately. It was still disgusting. This time he found himself on a futuristic planet that was highly populated with many different species of aliens. He looked up and he saw hundreds of hover cars and mile high buildings. An alien about 7 foot with four arms and tentacle like hair came up to him.
“ I’ve never seen your kind before. What are you?” said the alien, but all Sam heard was gibberish that sounded like fsdfdhcncjdj djjjdujusnudn jusnduddus usnmsjsweus sjssjssjjjsj njss dndjdsd.
Sam could not think of anything to say except for ”Sorry I don’t speak ikobabola.”
The alien did not understand the first part, but he understood the second part and Sam had just insulted his mother. So without speaking the alien charged at him fast as he could go with all his fists drawn back ready to beat Sam to a bloody pulp. Sam could not figure out why the alien was charging at him, but he new he had to do something fast. He took a bite of the taco and spat it out. Later that day the alien was taken away in an ambulance to the insanity ward for hallucinating.
“Whew that was close,” said Sam to himself as he looked around. He was on a beach surrounded by palm trees. The water was clear and blue, not polluted like the water back home. It must have been 95 degrees Fahrenheit. He set down the taco on top of his shirt and got into the water. The water felt cold against his skin. He bent down to get a drink. It was not polluted, but fresh. He said to himself,” I could get used to this.”
He stayed in the water for a few hours. After all what was the point of going home his parents hated him anyways. If they truly loved me they would let me go to the party instead of working at the shop thought Sam. He suddenly started to get hungry. “ I wonder what there is to eat on this island,” Sam thought out loud as he headed in land. After a half an hour of looking all he could find was rows and rows of palm trees and they didn’t even have coconuts on them. So he had no choice, but to say bye to his island paradise and take a bite of the taco.
“ Ike disgusting!” said Sam as he spat out the taco. This time he found himself in an apple orchard that seemed to stretch for miles. He immediately ran toward the nearest tree, grab an apple, and ate it. An apple had never tasted so good to him. Sam kept on eating apple after apple. A very old alien came hobbling down the path with his cane. He did not know what this strange creature was, but it would not be allowed to eat his apples. He went as fast as he could toward Sam, making noises to try, and waving his cane in order to scare him away. Sam did not know what the alien was saying or doing, but he was scared. He turned and ran. This place isn’t to great thought Sam. There are aliens here and I don’t want to deal with not knowing their language. So he took another bite of the taco, but this time he held his nose so he didn’t taste it. He spat it out anyways because he didn’t want the mold to get into his stomach because it was toxic and could make him sick.
He looked around. He was in an ancient civilization. Mud houses surrounded him, but off to the left he saw magnificent stone buildings and temples. There were humans here and by now all of them where giving him funny looks and slowly walking away from him.
All except one woman who grabbed Sam and said, ” What are you doing?”
Oh well thought Sam and was about to take a bite of the taco when he realized that was fluent English she was speaking to him.
“You know it ’s illegal for peasants to wear those royal garments,” said the lady as she dragged him into one of the huts. She handed Sam some garments and a little bag like hers and showed him to a room. “You can change in here,” she said.
All Sam could think to say before she closed the door was “ Thank you.” Sam placed the taco in his bag. As Sam changed he thought maybe it would be nice to stay here for a few day. I mean the people speak English. He picked up his bag and walked out of the room, but the second he walked out of the room a guy yelled.
“There’s the guy that was wearing the royal garments.” Two soldiers barged past the lady who was standing in the door way and grabbed Sam by each arm and lifted him off the ground.
“Let me go!” yelled Sam.
“ Why would we let you go?” asked one of the soldiers.
While a man in the “royal garments” handed a bag of coins to the man who had shouted saying, “Good job Bill. Keep up the good work.”
“Always a pleasure doing business Jerry,” replied Bill taking the money and walking down the street showing the bag of money off to everyone who would look his way. As another set of soldier stepped in front of the noble and grabbed the lady by the wrists and dragged her out of the room followed by Sam.
Sam and the lady where escorted to one of the stone buildings, here they were thrown in separate cells.
The noble said, “You are both sentenced to a year in prison. You will receive two meals a day and will help build another temple to honor our gods. ”
A year thought Sam that’s not so bad. The lady will survive. So what’s the point in hanging around here and have to build a temple? Except to get my cloths back. I don’t see a reason. I do feel a little guilty leaving her here. After all, I’m the only reason she is here, but I can’t take her with me. So, he took the taco out of the bag, held his nose, and bit it. As usual he spat it out.
He looked down at the taco. He had already eaten a third of it. If he didn’t find a place he liked. He would be stuck in a world he didn’t like. He started walking while looking at the taco. Suddenly he fell. Sam looked down. He was hundreds of feet from the ground. He looked up he had been on top of a cliff. Oh well he thought what a waste. He grabbed his nose, took a bite, and spat it out immediately.
He hit the ground hard. He couldn’t breathe. He was on a planet, but there was no oxygen. He quickly took a bite. The second it touched his he remembered he had forgotten to hold his nose. He spat it out and inhaled deeply. He didn’t have the breath to express his disgust verbally. So he just stood there with his hands on his knees gasping for air.
Once he caught his breath he slipped the taco into his bag looked around he was in a forest again, but the trees looked like grass. He looked up there was a giant foot coming straight down on top of him. Sam sprinted out of the way. The foot hit the ground sending him flying up in the air. He hit the ground hard. A giant hand scooped him into a jar. Oh well thought Sam. He reached into the bag, but there was nothing there. He turned it upside down and shook it, but nothing came out. Oh no thought Sam the taco must have fallen out when the hand picked me up. He looked up there it was the taco stuck to the roof of the jar. He jumped and tried to grab it, but he couldn’t. I guess I’ll just have to wait for it to fall Thought Sam.
He looked out of the jar and jumped straight twenty feet in the air. There was a gigantic eye staring in at him with wonder. Even though the giant was much bigger than Sam he could tell it was only a kid. The giant skipped toward a huge building Sam guessed was its home making same shake up and down in the jar. The taco will have to fall after this thought Sam. The giant pushed through a door and continued down a hall into a room in which an older looking giant in a lab coat sat busily typing away at his computer. The giant holding Sam walked over to the older giant. When the kid stopped Sam looked up only half of what was left had fallen. Ether I go and have less of a chance of finding a good place or I wait thought Sam. I guess I’ll just have wait. The little giant handed Sam to the bigger giant. The giant starred at Sam and then waved the other giant away. Ounce the little giant was gone he took Sam out of the jar and grabbed a magnified glass and started to study Sam. After about fifteen minutes it put Sam back in the jar he stood up and left.
The little giant glanced in noticing that its father had left it picked up Sam and took him to another room obviously a girl’s room. She took him over to a dollhouse and put him in a pair of doll close. Thank God thought Sam those close were starting to itch I guess all I half to do is play doll until she puts me down then I run for the other half of taco. He looked over at the jar and saw an ant take a bite of the taco and then disappear with the rest of the taco. Sam quickly grabbed his nose and took a bite of the taco, but when he got to the next world the ant was not there.
He looked down at the taco there was only one bite left. He looked around all he could see was white like the type of thing you would see on a cartoon.
“Dang it!” said Sam very frustrated. “Nothing is going right today. The next place will probably be like all the ones before it. I can’t believe I’m saying this but I wish I could go home.” Sam held his nose and took the last bite of the magic taco.
He opened his eyes he was in his kitchen. He glanced at his clock no time had passed. Maybe he hadn’t gone anywhere. Then why was he in doll clothes. I guess I better change before I go to work thought Sam. He turned to go to his room still looking at his clothes with disbelief and ran into something. He looked up there was a giant ant in his kitchen…