Sinister night

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Chapter 6

Where did they go? Who were they or should I ask what were they?

With these questions in my mind, I took in my surrounding. In the moonlight, I could see the forest. ' This is not the place where I was.' This part of the forest was much denser. I was sitting on a flat rock, surrounded by bushes and overhanging tree branches.

" I was resting on a tree. How did I come here? " I whispered to myself.

A muffled thunder began to sound in the sky. Thick dark clouds blocked the moonlight again. I cursed under my breath and switched on my torch. " It's about to rain, I should find shelter. "

Standing up, I looked around and started moving. I didn't know where I was going, but after a few minutes, I found myself at the same place where I started.

Confused I wondered, " How is this possible? "

Again I started moving but in another direction. After a few minutes, again I came to the same place. I tried different directions but always ended up in the same place. Frustrated and tired, I sat down on the rock, putting my head in my hands.

" What is happening? " I started sobbing.

The sky was gloomy and soon it began to drizzle. Suddenly I heard some sound. I looked up but could not see anyone or anything.

" Am I hearing things now? " I sighed.

A moment later, I heard it again. Even more confused, I wondered, " Music? Where is it coming from? Am I near to any civilization? " I hoped so.

The rain was getting heavier and heavier. I stood up and started in the direction of the music. It wasn't scary but pleasant music. Trees were swaying in the waves of chilly wind. I felt goosebumps all over my body. It was pouring now and I was soaked to the skin. I could hear the music clearly now. Maybe I am a bit closer to it.

Suddenly I saw a fire burning in the distance. Maybe I will get some help there. I started walking towards it. When I reached there, I was stunned. There was a huge and dark bungalow standing in front of me.

A bungalow? In the middle of the forest? Is it a dream or reality?





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