Fiction

Chapter Nineteen

The little boy’s eyes suddenly flicked open and I heard a loud scream in the background. Slowly opening my eyes, I felt something hard on my back. Realising that I was lying on the floor, I tried to sit up. ‘Jamie?’ I croaked out. The lamp lay neatly next to my satchel. But Jamie was more »

Chapter Seventeen

‘Mum, when will the electrician be in? The darkness is starting to get to me,’ I complained. ‘Soon, darling. Soon,’ was her response as she tied her hair It was just mum and I sitting at the table. Dad had gone to work, mum would leave in roughly 20 minutes. I’m not sure why I more »

Chapter Sixteen

‘No!’ I yelled. I jumped out of the bed and looked around the room. There is not much one can see, when you’re in complete darkness. I stood there, taking in deep breaths. The dream wasn’t a nightmare, so to wake up all scared was slightly baffling. It was just a dream.  ‘Dear God, one more »

Chapter Fifteen

‘Wait in the garden for me, Michael. Do not go anywhere,’ Lady Williams said sternly. ‘Alright, mother,’ Michael replied. ‘But mother, where are you going?’ ‘It’s a surprise, darling,’ Lady Williams smiled broadly. Excitement ran through Michael. For the first time in many years, he returned her a smile. He watched her walk back inside more »