Just Another Day in the Radley's House

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Fear surges through you like a river at high water as you slowly creep up to the murky, crumbling house that is, the Radley’s house. There are three steps lurking through the fog. You take a deep shuddering breath and step. You step again and your fear intensifies. Maybe this was a bad idea. You should come back when dad isn’t home. That’s right I’m a Radley. Boo Radley’s sister but that doesn’t much matter. Slowly you open the door and it creaks. Shoot! The fear inside of you triples. You didn’t even think that was possible. and run past all of the clutter. Your mission is to reach the stairs to your room. running, hollering back to him “I’m not going to put up with this garbage anymore! I. Hate. YOU!!” feet as he charges after you. Even drunk he is super quick. You reach the stairs. As you start to ascend them you trip, and your fate has been decided. You’re done, finished a goner. You see him barreling down the hall smashing into things. One of those things is a picture frame your mom gave you just before she died. Holding back tears you manage to scramble up and you try to run up the stairs again. back. You can smell the terrible smell of vodka on his breath. You begin to cry and let out a scream. He shakes you by the shoulders, spits in your face and then fist clenched, he sends you flying across the hall. You land painfully, smacking against the wall before sliding down it to drop into a heap on the floor. You clutch your left knee which
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