• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Original Writing Coursework

Extracts from this document...


I am legend- no really: my name is Legend Smith. I come from London. I am married with four children, quadruplets. I am a chief inspector. I am associated with truth and innocence. Perfect life. Or is it? Well actually, no. I am an Arsonist. I set fire to things for mere pleasure. But nobody knows; it is the sort of thing I do on a Friday night- for fun. I love seeing people suffer. The complete opposite of what my job asks of me. I love the sensation that sizzles through my veins; the bright yellow flame releasing smoke into the atmosphere. Friday the 5th of November, my first hit. Bonfire night. I have recently sent my family on holiday to Paris, this easily gaining myself space and privacy. The beautiful night sky was being lit up with elegant lights. The equivalent to a twisting, turning man-made rainbow. But little did everyone know that it would be infected with a virus. Black smoke. Which will soon cover the surrounding areas with thick ash. Prior to my attack, my heart pounded with excitement, just as it did when I graduated from University. Yet this. This was way out of its league. It felt as if my hair was negatively charged to my head, doing anything it could to try and separate its roots from my scalp. ...read more.


Have I been found out? I slammed the phone down. I sat amongst an awkward silence. The phone rang again, I ignored it. 'News update. Further evidence has been found on the fire that occurred on Friday the fifth of...' I switched the television off. Could this be it? What would I tell my family? I was shaking in shock. I was scared. I went to the bedroom in search of something to calm me down. Knocking suspended my search. It was the door. I peered out the bedroom window to find a tall mysterious figure standing at the door; he wore a long purple robe which hung above his ankles. His crooked nose held several piercings and his long hat covered his eyes. He wasn't wearing shoes; his feet were red with blisters. Who was he? 'Who is it?' I shouted politely from the window. The emotionless face shifted upwards, yet his eyes were still covered by his hat. His beard was rough with odd levels in length and his nose seemed to have been broken many times before, but was somehow being held together by the many studs in his nose. He raised his hands and signalled for me to go to him. I acted as if I didn't understand, ignoring the signal. ...read more.


My head was on the verge of exploding, then he let go, and returned to his sitting position. Who is this person? Could what he was saying really be true? Does he really know that much about me? About what I had done? How I killed the man who lay in peace below us? How I am living a lie? What does he want? 'Who are you?!' My voice was projected as a growl. 'What do you want with me? Are you going to kill me? How do you know so much about me? Are you going to tell anyone? Why do you watch me? And why did you say this one was very different? What do you mean? Please don't hurt me! I have a family, a wife with four children... 'Hush! You don't need so many answers. All I will tell you is why I am here, and what I will do to you if you don't make me happy!' His voice changed in tone, it became deeper and more threatening, he grabbed my neck and brought his face close enough to mine until we were touching noses.' You are a murderer. I am a witness. And I know where your corpse is right now. So let's cut to the point. I am here to propose to you an offer. Life in prison and loss of all status and even family. Or. You work for me...' ?? ?? ?? ?? The Arsonist ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE Miscellaneous section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related GCSE Miscellaneous essays

  1. The role of the Inspector in 'An Inspector Calls.'

    However, Sheila and Eric are very regretful and seem to have learnt from their mistakes and immediately become more likeable and seem less at fault. The Inspector implies that the Birling parents and Gerald Croft are the ones more at fault because their Edwardian ideas about class and Capitalism do not change.

  2. A Journey Into The Unknown

    And that is how oh doubtful one." Replied the chief elder. "Oh ok if we were to go along with this story how comes we have never been able to use these so called powers before and how can we awaken these mystic powers you say we possess?"

  1. Shakespeare Coursework - Henry

    The second speech at Harfleur 'Outside the walls of Harfleur' shows the audience Henry's persuasive techniques that are useful, especially when situations haven't gone as well for him. At Harfleur, Henry stands outside the gates and calls to the governor exclaiming how him and his men will destroy "the half-achieved

  2. In the silence of the night

    light, as you can see it has a series of coloured LEDs, when these flash violently it signals that the area it is locked on to has dangerous nuclear reactive material present" the reporter then went on for a while and said "The specially made one of its type UN

  1. shakespeare coursework

    He is conniving and deceitful and these qualities spur him to have power over any person who could fit into his plans. Because Iago so badly wanted to be a lieutenant but lost this job position to Cassio, he is so adamant to damage Othello because of envy, and spite.

  2. Pre-1914 Prose coursework: The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

    In chapter one, Mr. Enfield tells us the story of the attack of the young girl and describes the characteristics of Hyde; 'It wasn't like a man; it was like some damned Juggernaut' and 'he gives a strong feeling of deformity, although I couldn't specify the point'.


    Firstly, the inspector says that Mr. Birling kicked Eva Smith out of his company for wanting too much money, Eva smith then went and work in 'Milwards', where she got sacked because Sheila got jealous of her and complained about her.

  2. Original Writing - Why Me!

    I dragged myself up from the park grass, in a haze of confusion, walked aimlessly to try and clear my head and to figure out happens now. But as I was crossing the road and pressed the traffic light wait-button, the face of a girl I recognised, yet hadn't seen in a while, was staring right back at me.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work