A hero named Jenny.
‘Jenny, you have to wake up now it is twelve o’clock and you’re still sleeping!’ my mom shouted from downstairs. I forced myself up from the bed, changed to my everyday clothes and hurried downstairs. ‘Good morning.’ I said. ‘Honestly Jenny, sleeping until twelve o’clock is not a good habit.’ she told me. ‘Well, I don’t see why you think it’s so bad,’ I replied. ‘I go to bed later at night than you do, and therefore I wake up later.’ I explained, but as always, there are two different sides to every discussion between me and my mother, and again as always, mine was not the right one. Luckily it was Saturday; my favorite day of the week, which meant that it didn’t affect my mood as much as usual. I went up to my room, grabbed my soccer bag and headed out to play with my friends. On the soccer field we played a couple matches before most of my friends had to go home. Eventually the only people that were left were me, and an unknown man who sat on a bench reading a newspaper. As I packed my bag and started walking home the man came towards me. ‘Hi, are you Jenny Harris?’ he asked. ‘Yes, can I help you?’ I replied. He didn’t look like he was from Manchester. He looked around making sure no one else were nearby, took his hand in his old, worn out jacked and pulled out a silver necklace. ‘I want you to wear this.’ He told me. ‘Why?’ I asked him. ‘This necklace is your protector; it will keep Yan Lo away from you, which means it will keep you alive.’ I looked at his face, waiting for him to start laughing and telling me I’m on a hidden prank show, but his face was dead serious. ‘Can you please explain what you’re talking about, whoever you are, because this makes no sense?’ I asked him. He sighed and said: ‘OK, I’ll explain everything to you, if you put on the necklace,’ he said. I hesitated for a moment before I put the necklace around my neck. ‘Yan Lo has come back to earth in attempt to destroy the world, which he did not succeed with last...
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