The power of light

September 26, 2009
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Darkness. Suffocating dark. It was taking my breath away. Lightning flashed and lit up my room for a moment. The shadows made me even more terrified.

My closet door was ajar and I wondered if anyone was there. Then a clap of thunder and I put my head under the covers again.

I put my hands out, pushing against the stifling dark, and suddenly, light. My terror evaporated, and I wondered, did I have magic powers. I read so many books about normal teens finding out that they could use magic, that I found my self wondering if I was one of them.

I walked to the light that I somehow created, and examined it. It was just a ball of pure light. It wasn’t attached to anything, it was just there. I tentatively reached out to touch it, but it didn’t hurt. The light was warm and my hand went through it.

With comforting light in the closet, I fell asleep. I didn’t know that this seemingly harmless power would almost kill me.

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Pasky said...
Oct. 14, 2009 at 5:49 pm
Good story. I have to say i have a thing against cliffhangers as well. This was a good cliffhanger though, it made me want to keep reading. You should continue this story. If you really hate cliffhangers don't read The Alchemyst by Michael Scott. He ends every chapter with one. Kinda grates after a while.
CrazyClimber replied...
Oct. 14, 2009 at 7:37 pm
haha. i also end in cliffhangers cuz its so depressing to end a story. if you hate them dont read any of my other articles
(Killer part 1 is a super good one). they mostly have cliffhangers
Pasky replied...
Oct. 15, 2009 at 8:30 pm
I don't really HATE cliffhangers because I understand that it really hard to end without one sometimes. I have to confess that i usually end my work with them. If you read my story Eric, you'll know what i mean. i had no idea how else to end it. P.S I'm gonna submit chapter 2 soon in case you wanted to know. Hope you like it.
KatrinaC47 said...
Oct. 12, 2009 at 10:25 pm
It's really good. I have only one thing to say: I. HATE. CLIFFHANGERS. They irritate me, ya know? But they're good for keeping people wanting more so, yeah. The story was great!
CrazyClimber replied...
Oct. 13, 2009 at 4:23 pm
sorry, but youre stuck with this cliffhanger, because im not sure if i should continue or not. Please someone help me decide
KatrinaC47 replied...
Oct. 14, 2009 at 2:19 pm
well, cliffhangers aren't ALL bad. I just really want to know what happens next! Please keep writing this story! It's REALLY good. The only reason I even said about the cliffhanger was that I wanted to know more. It was a COMPLIMENT. (kind of...:) okay, it doesn't sound like it but it IS a compliment.)
CrazyClimber replied...
Oct. 14, 2009 at 5:29 pm
i rote it at midnite wen i was super bored and had nothing to do. ive riten alot better. and i hate cliffhangers too
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