Did You See Me Coming?

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  • The Awakening: A Short Story

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    “Amara.” I looked at her,“Yes, Elena.” “Do you realize that the day of awakening was exactly two years ago?” “You’re right,” I said absent-mindedly from my spot next to her on the couch. The day of Awakening, the day that not only my world, but the entire world changed. Something changed in me that day. Not only my circumstances, my physical appearance, but something changed in me that day. Something woke up. Something dangerous and unknown. I wasn’t the only one to have something wake

  • Analysis Of The Book ' Eight Hearts ' Essay

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    the ice. When he was younger, a winter night meant sledding with the other kids in the neighborhood while lights illuminated up the inside of brightly-painted houses. He, a stranger now, tiptoes through dead silence and boarded up windows, trying to see from the glow of flickering streetlamps. No colorful bulbs twinkled from roofs, no wreaths guarded welcoming doors, and no hot chocolate wafted through window cracks. Now, the memory of gingerbread men leaves an acidic taste in his mouth. His childhood

  • Descriptive Essay - Original Writing

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    “Yeah, Belich, is a bum,” Manny laughed. “I can’t stand that guy and his boring lectures. You would think history would be fun with all the wild stuff that happened before the volunteers, but Belich always finds a way to make it as dull and numbing as possible.” “Yeah, well, that’s all I really did over my recess,” Phillip admitted. “Kept it pretty low key, I guess. Hey, I’m going to grab an ice cream, can you guys watch my notepad computer.” “Yeah, whatever,” Manny dismissed. Lunch ended and Phillip

  • A Short Story : A Story?

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    After ringing the doorbell several times, and pounding on the door, Karen screamed, “Wake up, Dan. Wake up, Dan! I need your help.” Ready to go to another neighbor’s house, she heard him say, “Hold on I’m coming!” After opening the front door, Karen saw her neighbor standing in the doorway wearing only his boxer shorts and a tee shirt. He asked, “What’s wrong? Karen, what’s your problem?” Weeping, she said, “Something is wrong with Katherine. She looks dead, come quick.” “Just a minute,” he

  • Chorda's Memories Of To Kill A Girl: A Short Story

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    filled with hunger. I was going to be put to death, the same way the queen was. “Chorda, you don't have to do this. If you take my heart it won't cure you, you'll still be a monster.” I tried to say that in a calm voice, but my trembling hands gave me away. “I have to do this. It’s the only way I can be human again. Besides, you should be happy, for your humane heart is going to be the thing that cures me.” His mouth parted in a smile. Revealing his blood stained teeth, stepping forward, he let

  • Camp : A Day At Camp

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    little did I know, it was all about to change...For the worst. I woke up at 6:00 and Xavier and I went outside for some fresh air. It was the First day at camp and the first day away from my nagging parents, who were the reason I came to camp, so I could finally have fun without them bothering me. Everyone else was inside sleeping, so me and Xavier went around the camp to the area that were usually packed with people, that was the biggest benefit of getting up early, you got to do anything you wanted

  • A Short Story : A Story?

    1426 Words  | 6 Pages

    After ringing the doorbell several times, Karen pounded on the door, and screamed, “Wake up, Dan. Wake up, Dan! I need your help.” Ready to go to another neighbor’s house, she heard him say, “Hold on I’m coming!” Opening the front door, Karen saw her neighbor standing in the doorway wearing only his boxer shorts and a tee shirt. He asked, “What’s wrong? Karen, what’s your problem.” Weeping, she said, “Something is wrong with Katherine. Come quick.” “Just a minute,” he said, rushing into the

  • Descriptive Essay On A Haunted House

    997 Words  | 4 Pages

    house that was just two streets away from my home. It all started when me and my friends were hanging out at Lucas’s house. We got bored and decided to play dares. We did a couple of funny dares, but then things got serious. “Thomas, I dare you to spend the night at the old haunted house that is two streets away from us.” Matt said smirking like an evil villain. “No way” I said, not wanting to go to that creepy old house. “You have to, it’s a dare” Mark demanded and I sighed. “For how long?” I asked

  • The And At The Same Time Enhance Their Own Power

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    “And at the same time enhance their own power,” William said. “Exactly.” “I get all that. But they must see how the case impacts the Gellibrand family. I thought for sure they’d come out in support of Heather and her mother.” “They are coming out in support of the Gellibrands. If Heather Gellibrand’s morally decrepit mother can’t rely on herself or Uncle Sam to take care of her and her daughter, then she’ll have to turn to something.” “The Church.” “Yup. And that’s exactly what has happened. Since

  • A Short Story : A Story?

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    “Hello, Sweetheart,” she said, as she poured another cup of coffee as he sat down at the counter beside her. “Sweetheart, my ass, I called you to have lunch with us and as usual your phone was off or the batteries needed charging. Why carry a phone if you don’t answer the damn thing?” “Sorry, I didn’t charge it last night, and left it on Mom’s counter when we came back from lunch.” Shrugging her shoulders, Marlene asked, “Where’s your father?” Sipping his coffee, Jerry said, “He’ll be in shortly

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