Anyone can join, with a 50-word vignette in the comments. Your vignette does not have to include the prompt term.
"It's a curse," said Karl, his voice firm. "Just yesterday, they were able to lug up all the letters and petitions up to the king. If something has stopped it, it's something since then."
He ran a hand through his hair. "Besides, it's rained."
"Were the rocks here?" said Sven.