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Introduction

Boxed in..... by Emily Robinson M5 A floorboard creaked; I rushed behind the coved of a nearby wooden box, my revolver in hand. In my heart I really hoped I would not have to use my gun, which, was one thing that I really I hated doing. The half moon shone brightly through the shattered window, casting the shadow of the box onto the dark bare floor. I shivered nervously in the sharp eerie cold; hairs prickled the back of my neck. I knew that if I moved I would give my hiding place away. I held my breath and waited. The door opened slightly until I could see a chink of light through the hinge; suddenly it opened fully, revealing a large beefy man. I noticed how he carefully trod across the old creaky floorboards of this derelict tower block in which we were. I was still holding my breath knowing that any sound that I made may give my position away. ...read more.

Middle

The light illuminated the whole room and was a comfort to me. Slowly I started to search through the draws of the very old chest of draws for any clue as to what Bill was looking for, I found nothing. I glanced around the room for any other clues and my eyes fell to rest on the wooden box that had been my sanctuary. Slowly I walked over to the box. As I reached it I took a minute to take a closer look at it. I hadn't noticed before but the box didn't seem to have an opening. I once again searched the whole box for some sort of secret latch to open it. After a few long minuets I struck upon a secret button, I pressed it and slowly the box lid opened... I heard the footsteps returning, I grabbed my torch and dashed behind the cover of the box and just managed to close the box lid before the door flew open. ...read more.

Conclusion

With that he produced a can of petrol and doused the whole room in it. Alex and I sat, stunned, and too scared to move. Bill gave another evil match and shut the door, locking it behind him. We heard him light a fuse or something some way along the corridor. I panickc xed, we had to escape. The only way out was through the window, but we were five stories up. I knew it would be our only chance to escape in a few seconds the whole room would blow up. I grabbed Alex and told him not to let go of my hand. We ran to the window and jumped, just in time because a second later the room was ablaze. I felt the cold air rush past me. We were falling fast, within seconds we hit the cold hard pavement of the deserted street below. After what seemed like hours I glanced over at Alex, he was unconscious or , dare I think it, dead. I could feel what felt like heavy weights on my eyelids, all I could think about was sleep, sleep, sleep. Then everything went black... , Emily Robinson M5 ...read more.

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