Dad believed in a big bang theory when it came to stretching a dollar. If he ever walked through another life style, it had existed years before I was born. Suspicions ran rampant that in his early years, Dad had been a big spender, judging from the quality of antique furniture that made its home with us. We lived in a two story cottage in Upper Darby, a northern neighborhood in the city of liberty, Philadelphia.
December 20, at 8: The 5-mile mandatory jog completed, he was taking a break from the stream. The soothing gurgle of the rippling water cooled his nerves.
They had shot up here really quick and it was all he could do to train himself to keep calm. Flowing water was a sound he used pretty often to calm down.
He hated periods of inaction. When he was in the thick of the action, his nerves were absolutely calm. It was during these times when everything was still, and nothing happening, that his nerves began to climb the octaves of jitteriness.
This was the sixth day of nothing happening. And he was getting wound up beyond normal. Why did they assign him here? He had run his brain through every possible explanation, and always came up blank. They said it was a testing process.
He would see, was all the response he got. Believe me, this is big. And that was the end of the briefing. All he needed to do was stay at the cabin for as long as he was told to. Axel fingered the earpiece stuck inside his ear. He was told to wear it at all times. Even during his sleep.
Communications needed to be 24 hours non-stop. He closed his eyes and felt his gun stuck in his belt behind his back. It was a reassuring gesture. His breathing returned to normal.
The wait was killing him.
He looked up at the stream. It wound its way gently all along his five-mile jogging track. The terrain was rock strewn and the forest seemed to wall up a few miles around him.
Pine trees all along the horizon as far as he could see. Whatever this was, it was big. The earphones went silent. He felt a sudden coldness all around him.
He walked with a lanky gait, pulling the ground below him easily. The stream glinted the early morning sun like diamonds sparkling. Suddenly he heard a slight crackling sound behind him. He turned around, his hand snapping to his gun. Instinctively he knelt down. The act of kneeling down seemed to draw the air from his lungs, and he momentarily felt like he was blacking out.
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Are you currently writing . Nov 13, · Updated, March 2, | We published an updated version of this list, “ Prompts for Narrative and Personal Writing,” as well as a companion piece, “ Prompts for Argumentative Writing.” Every school day since we’ve asked students a question based on an article in The New York Times.
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