A Small Town

Topics: English-language films, Turn, Walking Pages: 3 (1133 words) Published: May 7, 2013
A Small Town

South Dakota, 1946. A small isolated town, known for it's wheat crop, it's ten acres of wheat crops. One night, the sky was pitch black and everything was so quiet you could hear the electrical noise coming from the outside cables. Houses were lightened by one light in the living room and the streets were illuminated by one street light per block. When suddenly an object flashes in the sky, it made a loud screeching noise. Families walked outside to see what was happening, and out of nowhere people would start screaming and running. People were terrified screaming, "RUN RUN. We need to leave." Everyone running in different directions, eben into the crops scared for their lives.

South Dakota, 2000. "Get everything out lf the trucks," said Lucas to his family. Inside the house, kids were running around choosing rooms, screaming in excitement. Night fell on the small town, boxes were still laying on the walls piled with soft clothes. The smell of fresh pizza and hot chocolate roamed the house. As the kids lay on their mattresses they begin to doze off. But a sudden crash is heard that awakens them. Julie and Lucas decide to check what is going on. Julie stays hugging her daughters, telling them everything would be fine. Both of the young girls are frightened, shivering, believing a robber had entered their house. As Lucas walked through the house to where he heard the sound, he held on tighter to the baseball bat in his hands, his heart beating faster than usual, sweat drops coming from his forehead. As he enters the room he heard the crash come from, shatter glass is scattered all over the floor. He sweeps everything up and returns to bed.

"Girls go take a shower," says Julie to Molly and Stacy. The warm water starts streaming down filling the tub, and the mirror fills with steam. Julie stares outside her window across the street a lady sits on her porch. She notices the lady is just sitting there not doing anything. As Julie...
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