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A Stormy Night.

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A Stormy Night The sudden, swift, severe summer storm caught me totally unaware. I was walking down an Old countryside road when the clouds started to gather. I looked around as I creped under a large, dead oak tree. Almost all of the houses on this abandoned street were too badly damaged for me to take shelter in, except for one. The house stood out in the purply black sky. A flash of lightning briefly illuminated the house. The windows were broken, but the actual house seemed fine. I was getting soaked as I stood and watched the house, thinking should I stay under the tree and risk getting hit by lightning or should I go into that old house, but I don't know what could be in there, or if some one is in there. ...read more.


The sounds had come from upstairs. I swallowed my fears and climbed the stairs. On the second floor I found a bathroom, it didn't even have any running water. Since I didn't since need to go I didn't bother going in. I found several Bedrooms on up the stairs, moths all over the clothes that might have been worn at one time. At the end of the second floor, I found yet another stair well. This one was a dark and spider web everywhere. It led to what must have been the children's floor at one point. There was a playroom that took up most of the space, along with two bedrooms with furniture. What I thought was a closet at first it was really a narrow flight of stairs that lead into the attic. A giant rat flied across the floor, its beady eyes glowed red in the shine of the torch. ...read more.


The light from the torch lighted up the trunk and showed a wide mouth with lips, and teeth the man's eyes were open and staring at me. Suddenly, the smell hit me; of wood burning. I felt something burning me. I pushed the man away and screamed; Fire. I backed up against the far wall. The flames had already got to the man as I opened my eyes quickly to see a view of the burning house. There was a sudden explosion when lightning hit the roof above me. I was blown out of the window and into a slimy fountain. The sound of a siren was louder than the crackle of the burning house. A fire fighter lifted me out of the fountain. I stared at him. Suddenly, I felt relieved to be safe. I cried the fire fighter reassured me then wrapped me in a blanket. I fainted as I went into the ambulance. By James Ryan James Ryan English Coursework Mrs Mellon ...read more.

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