Darkness surrounded me, still enveloped in sleep, rising; my eyes feasted on a cluttered room far from my familiar bedroom. Reflecting my petite self and bedraggled hair was an enchanting antique mirror! Boxes enclosed me like forts. I could tell something was wrong due to the hollow pit-like feeling in my stomach... 'Argh!' Pierced by the deathly noise vibrating from above, I spun, catching a glimpse of... wait... blood? A knife; seriously, this was too much! Nevertheless, a ghostly, soul-stealing woman appeared. I wouldn't wait... I ran! Despite my efforts a hand grabbed me, not letting go. I turned... 'Mum?'
by Neave Matthews (10)
Woodbridge Primary School, Woodbridge
Competition - Once Upon a Time
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