"Ben approached, cautiously, his hands trembling with fear. He grasped the ancient doorknob with hieroglyphics inscribed on it. Overwhelmed with curiosity, with an unwelcoming creak, the wooden door prised open. There was dust everywhere, nothing to…"
"I slowly edged my way towards the familiar looking face. Finally, I thought, I am going to meet my biological father.
Suddenly there was an earth shattering explosion and the ground beneath me shook furiously. Sirens blared and I thought my ear…"
"Am I controlling the Earth? Is someone controlling me? What’s going on with me? Who or what am I? I know it! It can’t be – has my whole life been a game? Was I ever real? Suddenly, everything went black. Time…"
"As they teetered precariously on the edge of the cliff, overlooking the vast and menacing valley ahead of them, Kris's foot slipped forwards sending rocks cascading down into the depths below them. Kris jumped back and breathed, "that was…"
"The boy’s hands were handcuffed and forced into a room with no windows, no air and no exit. The slam of the door shook the walls like a shot gun which send a chill down their spines.
As Darren laid down on the hard floor, he felt…"
"What am I meant to do now? What are all these buttons for? It’s hurting my head! I’ll just try this green one here…BEEP BEEP BEEP…This planet is now reversing. Oh no, earth is spinning out of control! It’s going…"
"Kris responds with hesitation. “I really want my family back. So I guess...” Before Kris could finish his response, Scoojy pushed him into the box and jumped in with him. Scoojy closed the lid tight and sat in Kris’ lap when Kris…"
"A blinding green light made me nauseous, I felt as if I was about to faint. My hands seemed to be fading away. I was lost and no one knew me. I forget my name, my age, my mind. History was repeating itself in front of me. Familiar faces…"
"The boys looked up as they gazed at the sweets pouring from the sky. Liam’s eyes felt glory and was delighted at the sight of these lush assorted candy. Darren however was more suspicious. “look at all those delicious sweets”…"
"To time travel. You’ve been implanted with a device that allows you to travel anywhere in time.”
My eyes widened in shock and bewilderment. I stood there, speechless.
“We know that it is a lot to take in, “said…"
"But I forgot all about it again as I felt something standing behind me… It was a gloomy angle with, vibrant, exuberant fluorescent, wings trying to grab me.
The solitary, intimidating, angle was beckoning me to come it whispered: “come…"
"Paralysed with fear, he was reluctant to turn around. Willing himself with all of his might, he turned…slowly…cautiously. Phelix disappeared, as if he had been sucked into the depths of the shadows. As quickly as he had appeared, he…"
Oct 16, 2015
Alex Petrella is now a member of Write Path International Connections