Toby Robin O'Keefe and the Harlequin From HellChapter 3
Toby and Terry continued along the corridor. They passed several doorways, on both sides, but all shut and (seemingly) locked. The music, which had been steadily increasing in volume, now seemed tantalizingly just in front of them.
Terry slowed to a halt before one particular door. “Toby … I think we’re going in circles.”
“What makes you say that?”
“Isn’t this the door we came out of?” Terry replied, indicating the portal in question.
“Hmm … I—I dunno, Terr. They all look alike to me.”
The pair turned around and looked up and down the hallway, seeking any sort of identifying mark. As they did, the door swung upwards, catching them another stinging blow.
“It’s sure acting like the same door!” Terry exclaimed, rubbing her bottom again.
“Maybe … maybe they just want us to keep moving,” Toby theorized.
“Well, then, let’
Toby Robin O'Keefe and the Harlequin from HellChapter 1
A typical balmy spring day in Greendale; the final bell at Sacred Heart Elementary had sounded, and swarms of scarlet-and-gray-clad schoolgirls poured from the exits, heading for buses, bicycles, or the long walk home.
Taking a slight detour from their usual routes home were Toby Robin O’Keefe, Terry Blair, Jody Fitzgerald, and Doris Wade. The two sixth graders had been assigned to help Jodie and Doris with their upcoming third-grade science fair project, and they were all headed to the Greendale Library to start researching. Toby and Terry walked their bikes behind the two younger girls, who lived in walking distance of the school (and the library). Hovering overhead, unnoticed by anyone, were two spherical drones, one pink, one purple. Resembling giant eyeballs with pigtails, in seconds the machines located their targets and locked on.
“Where’s Margaret today?” Jodie asked Doris, Margaret being Doris' older sister and T
Saving ClairClair had just finished her shift at work. The time was ten past nine. Already she was ten minutes overtime. She packed up her bag and punched out. "Have a good night." She told the man at the door. He waved her goodbye and headed down the block to her apartment.
Tiredness had already taken affect on Clair. She climb up the steps to the third floor and nearly passed out on her door. "Just a few more steps and I can sleep." She said to herself. She put the key in the hole and turned it. The door opened and instantly Clair was hit by a cold wind. "what in the-" To her surprise, the window was open. It was odd since she never opened the windows. She stepped inside the living room and got but another surprise. An arm wrapped around her waist. "Heymmmmph!" A hand then clapped over her mouth. "I've been waiting for you Clair!" Said the mysterious intruder. Though Clair recognized the voice. It was daisy. Daisy was a rival of Clair's. Always trying to one up her and going a bit crazy when she
A Halloween to remember Pt 2
The next afternoon, the two friends worked on their costumes. Liza was working on the sewing machine of her mother while Carmen helped out. Using some leftovers from her mother’s works, Lisa was improving the suits.
“Now with some leather we can make more real cuffs for your Ogre costume.” Liza said as she turned to Carmen. “Could you please pass the red fabric? My costume needs a good cape.”
“Wow! The costumes are looking great!” Carmen exclaimed surprised. “And to think we just pay eight dollars for both.”
“Never underestimate my seamstress abilities. After all, I’ve been helping mom since I was in first grade.” Lisa proclaims showing a costumes catalog. “I want them to look gorgeous.”
An hour later, the upgrades to their costumes were completed. They tried them on and they were perfect. The girls were so happy; they kept them on all afternoon. They role played with them until sunset.
Finally, the two
Art Trade: Lilim's Business"Are you sure this is the right way, Suzy?"
"Of course, Lindsey, it's right around the corner."
"You've been saying that for the last three corners." Lindsey replied, exasperatedly. The two middle-school-aged girls had been wandering around town for hours, or at least it seemed that was to Lindsey. "I told my mom I'd be home by suppertime. It's nearly four o'clock now! I'm not even supposed to go downtown alone!"
Earlier that day, Suzy had stopped by her best friend's house and told her all about a new shop that had just opened in town She'd seen it while going to a movie with her mom, but her mother hadn't let her go in. Thus, the reason the two girls were now back looking for the shop Suzy had seen. Assuming it was really there.
"It was between the old second hand shop and Mrs. Wilson's bakery." Suzy said. She scrunched up her face, thinking hard. "I think that's where I saw it
"There's no's shop between them." Lindsey said. "Let's just head home " she stopped
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