The Box

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Summary

After being trapped in an old metal box by his seemingly insane mother, Carter wakes up in a completely destroyed world. But he's not alone.

Genre:
Scifi / Adventure
Author:
TheEchosource
Status:
Ongoing
Chapters:
1
Rating:
n/a
Age Rating:
16+

Prologue (Teaser)

22:57 June 19


“Mom- Mom. Mom no! What are you doing?”

“Relax…”

“NO!” I scream as loud as I can. “Wh- STOP!”

“No Carter.”

“Mom! Mom!” My voice cracks as I struggle against the full force of my mother’s weight pushing down on my shoulders. The box smelled strongly of mildew and death.

“CARTER! Get. In. The. Box!”

I finally get a finger hold on the rim of the opening, “What the hell are you doing? MOM!”

She sighed, not lessening her force. “Carter… it’s for your own good. Just one night- one night is all you have to stay inside…”

My eyes widen- then one question forms in my mind. “Mom… Wha-”

BAM!

My head slams against the bottom of the crate. As I struggle to regain my hold on the outside of the box a massive metal lid slides over the top. I pound and kick at the layer above me. It doesn’t budge.

I curl up and count the minutes. One… Two… Three…

Suddenly a loud bang and the unmistakable sound of metal on metal rubbed on the hood.

“Mom? Mom!” My voice echoes in the small space.

“Just a precaution. For your own good.” Her muffled voice responds.

“No no no- Mom! MOM! Let me out! PLEASE!”

“I can’t Carter… it’s for your own good.”

“What does that even mean!”

There is no response.

"Mom?"

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Further Recommendations

Cp2002: Enjoying the story line and the tension of characters. Hope this story gets a conclusion, I’m invested now lol

Akira@74: I like the concept of the story and there is nothing to dislike in this story. It was really amazing and I like this book .lt is little bit adventurous but I like it.

Veronika Hviscova: It was good

B.Noble: Awesome concept and commentary on modern commercialism and it’s dark side, really well executed. The main character’s dialogue feels a little stilted a times, and his reactions occasionally seem a little melodramatic, but other than that a great read.

Tabitha Fudge: Amazing read! I can't wait to finish this series! Keep up the awesome writing!

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anjuprajith: Òk grammar needs to be better

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