As the deadline came to a close, we have five stories submitted for judging for the prestigious honor of being called the Best Overall, Most Resourceful, and/or Adventurous. Also the popular title of the People's Choice Award. There's no helping or peeking from the Portraits, they know the rules. We now wait it out till the end of the month when the results are revealed as to the winners. To our five authors, all the portraits salute your creativity in this Challenge.