The Night - Original Writing Essay

2221 Words Jan 19th, 2015 null Page
I went down to the living room, and they were no longer there. I walked into the kitchen and nothing. I stood there listening to see if I could hear them. I heard nothing but silence. I called out to them.
“We’re in the basement. Hang on, I’m coming to get you.” Charlie yelled back. I looked towards the basement door wondering what the hell they were up to down there.
Charlie jogged up the stairs and entered the kitchen with the hugest smile on his face.
“I need to blindfold you.” He said holding a bandana in his right hand.
“Oh Jesus, what are you going to do to me? Haven’t I been through enough today?”
Charlie laughed and said, “I have a surprise for you, and then David has a surprise for you, but mine is first.”
This day was turning out to be a doozy of a roller coaster ride.
Once blindfolded, he led me safely down the stairs to the basement.
“I have been secretly working in the basement for a week now, with a little professional help. There were times you were home and had no idea work was being done down here. It’s finally complete.“ Charlie said.
I could tell by the inflection in his voice that he was very happy. I was smiling, having no idea yet why I was smiling. He had that affect on me.
He placed me where he wanted me to stand. I felt David next to me. He reached out and took my hand. I squeezed his hand tightly, and he squeezed mine back.
“Are you ready?” Charlie said.
I nodded I was, even though; I didn’t have the slightest idea of what I was ready for.…

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