By Benjamin, 10

“Here I come!” spat Josh. I hid in the closet, where he never looked, I think. I walked further into the closet when “ouch!” I fell down a dusty, dirty, smelly and a slimly black hole.

“Help!” I screamed.

I tried to get a grip but just kept on falling. As I was falling I heard Josh shouting me saying he gave up. My breath had gone and I couldn’t speak.

In the end I came to a halt and found myself in the ocean. I swam. Popping my head up for a breath I saw a huge island appear. I started to drown. I panicked. Rain started coming down from the heavens then lightning struck the island. I jumped and started walking. I felt the fear.

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