Category Archives: Chapter 7

The Escape

“What if she doesn’t come back?” I ask, around a mouthful of biscuit. Colin looks shocked, as if the idea of Dee not reappearing hadn’t crossed his mind. Max looks more resigned. “Do we have a plan?” I ask. Colin … Continue reading

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Q&A

I stare at him. Did he just make a joke? Max gives a slight smile but his eyes don’t leave mine. I have so many questions, and I want to ask them but I can’t, not sounding like this. I … Continue reading

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The Light

Around me there is light everywhere and it hurts. I think I’m screaming, but I can’t hear anything. I can feel hands holding me down and the roughness of concrete on my back. I can also hear laughter and a … Continue reading

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Darkness

“Shit,” Max’s voice rings around the small room. I can feel my chest tightening and my heart beating too fast, it sounds like a whooshing in my ears. I don’t have many fears but the dark is one, and it … Continue reading

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Trust

“I’m not the monster,” Dee says, and for a moment I know what she is talking about. I mean the real monsters are outside or even the man in front of me. He was part of this, but still I … Continue reading

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Home?

After the computer screen goes blank I sit for a moment. I am trying to gather myself. Honestly, I am so scared I don’t know if I can go back. But then do I have a choice. As I sit … Continue reading

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