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Writing To Entertain - Short Story It was Friday night, my mum had arranged to go out with my dad, so I called a few friends over so we could watch a movie, order a pizza, talk about boys, the usual I guess. 'Come on Frank we're late for our reservation! Em what time are Janet and Angela coming?' 'In about 10 minutes mum'. 'OK, you know the rules yeah lights out around 12, don't open the door to any strangers, Frank I'm going to the car I'll see you there!'. 'I'm coming Honey! Be good Emily, my mobile numbers on the T.V if you need me, otherwise I'll see you later.' That was it, they left for the restaurant. It was my parent's anniversary and my dad had a classy restaurant booked. I sat down, flicking around on T.V, I glanced at the clock, 8:00. ...read more.


'Yeah course!' I walked in the kitchen and started making some, when the phone rang. I could hardly hear it from all the popping. I answered but they hung up. I ignored it and started pouring a few drinks. As soon as the popcorn was done I put it all in a tray and took it to the living room. I looked outside on my street, it was the middle of November, it was pitch black, it was nearly 9.45. She should have arrived 15 minutes ago. I picked up the phone and rang her house, her mum picked up. ' Hi its Emily, just wondering has Angela left yet?' 'Hi Emily, she left over an hour ago hasn't she arrived yet?' ' Don't panic, she went back home to get a DVD which she forgot, we were expecting her back by now that's all' 'I'll tell her you called as soon as she gets in' 'Ok Mrs Morisson'. ...read more.


Our eyes stayed focused on the screen and what the reporter had to say. She continued: 'The body hasn't been identified but the victim seems to be between the ages of 18-24. We both took a deep breath and listened, still in shock of what's happened. 'She stopped talking and held her ear-piece to her ear...'we have just received some horrific news' she said, she looked confused, shocked and a bit shaky. It seems to be there is a ruthless murderer on the loose. A man was found dead in his garden around 10 minutes ago, we urge everybody in the North Harlem area to stay at home until the F.B.I hunt this man down' Janet dropped the remote and ran for the phone. She was going to call Angela's mum. 'The Lines Dead!' she screamed, I looked outside and I saw a dark shadow climbing up my wall. I wanted to shout but I was breathless... Ilhan Haciogul Short Story ...read more.

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