I Pity You Essays

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Kwan smacked into Tim at the top of the staircase. Kwan looked pale and his breathing was rapid. Kwan kept scanning over his shoulder.

Tim spoke, "Did you find them?"

"No. So, let's go," Kwan declared as he began taking the stairs.

"Boys, can I a moment with you," a determined Giselle spoke.

Giselle's profile came visible from the shadows of the hallway.

Tim noticed Giselle's eyeliner was smudged. Giselle never looked out of place. Did she cry? Where was Daniel? Had Daniel enraged Giselle?

"I'm bored here, so Tim and I are heading down," Kwan said.

Tim was startled with Kwan's assertiveness.

Without warning, the three of them heard a quarrel below them. They recognized Ms Loren and Coach Russell's voices overlapping. The three
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The Bandit Leader opened the front door. The Leader stared at Ahmad, while he gave a silent hand signal to stop talking or he would slice his throat; then he secured the door.

The Bandit Leader walked towards the church members dragging Giselle by the arm in tow.

The Leader Bandit proclaimed in broken English, "We make this easy or difficult. You choose."

Giselle's heart raced as she spotted Daniel stepping down the stairs with boy aiming a shotgun at his back. The boy continued nudging Daniel down the stairs, even with Daniel's hands over his head.

The boy spoke in Arabic to his Bandit brothers, "He hid upstairs. Like a coward. Found him in the closet."

The two Bandits snickered.

The boy yelled to Daniel in English, "Go!"

The boy poked at Daniel making him stumble and grab hold of the fragmented railing. Daniel slid on the step, which nearly made him fall.

A combination of shrieks and gasps was heard from the delegation.

"All right. All right. We're here, " Daniel spoke as they reached the landing of the Grand Foyer.

Unexpectedly, the lone rifleman at the Main door collapsed as his rifle plummeted to the marble floor. The Bandit Leader noticed Ethan heaving the door open followed by Minister Mike and Ahmad, while outside Mr Pisher, Skylar and two cautious students stood behind them.

"What is going on?" Ethan spoke in Arabic.

Ethan seized the back of the rifleman's shirt and raised him

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