The Created

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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Young Adult  |  House: Booksie Classic
I've been encouraged by a friend to share this. This is my first attempt at writing a book, and I am still learning, but I write for creative purposes when I have time, so I hope you enjoy. This is a huge work in progress and I will update it in chapter sections as often as I can. Thank you for reading!

Book Description: A teenage boy, Kye, awakens in a research facility with no memory of himself or how he got there. He meets Connor, who is supposedly his best friend. Together, they experience the strange world of the facility as they look for a way to escape, which materializes in an unlikely way. Escape to the outside world does not mean the end of their troubles, however. The world outside is not all that it seems...

Table of Contents

The Book

Submitted: January 14, 2017

“Kye.” That noise. “Kye.” That voice. “Can you draw something for us?” The voice, scratchy and distant, was oddly s... Read Chapter

Mr. Chernoff

Submitted: January 14, 2017

Kye sat almost entirely still on a bed, save for the cat pushing at his arm, desperately vying for his attention. A dark blanket lay arou... Read Chapter

A Forgotten Friend

Submitted: January 14, 2017

I personally am in love with this chapter. I really like focusing in on the relationship between Connor and Kye. Anyways.... Read Chapter

The Dream and The Quarrel

Submitted: January 14, 2017

Kye stepped out from behind the door frame. His eyes squinted into the sun’s dazzling light. He walked onto the green grass of the cour... Read Chapter

The Incident

Submitted: January 15, 2017

Oooh things are heating up... ;) Read Chapter

Moby Dick

Submitted: January 16, 2017

“And then he just left?” Connor had been listening to Kye recount the story of his conversation with Brevyn. Kye had begun tellin... Read Chapter

Eight Pages

Submitted: January 20, 2017

Kye jumped out of bed practically even before the alarm clock had time to ring. He grabbed the still half-asleep cat, and then hesitated ... Read Chapter

A Plan Lost and a Plan Learned

Submitted: January 25, 2017

The plan for the escape of Kye and Connor is foiled, but they learn of a new plan: Mr. Chernoff's. Read Chapter

The Escape

Submitted: February 04, 2017

“What is that?!” Chernoff bellowed above the din of the alarm. The man with the bloody knuckles answered, a look of shock plastered o... Read Chapter

The Monster in the Book Room

Submitted: February 12, 2017

This chapter was particularly hard to write. It's where everything changes, and I wanted to get the mood just right. I hope I've achieved that, and I hope you enjoy. :) Read Chapter

New Friends

Submitted: February 19, 2017

Kye lay curled on the ground with a blanket spread over him and Shadow, steadying his breathing and taking stock of everything that had h... Read Chapter

Out of the Woods

Submitted: March 03, 2017

Morning arrived faster than Kye would’ve liked, and it wasn’t long before the small building was erupting with frenzied packing as ... Read Chapter

The Great Books

Submitted: March 03, 2017

This chapter was posted at an earlier date, but has since been edited. Some facts may be different if you read the first version. Read Chapter

Strike for the Heart

Submitted: April 08, 2017

The ride back to the forest edge was a solemn one. Kye felt Cat’s body shaking with grief as she clung to him, the images of her mother... Read Chapter

Thalassa's Legacy

Submitted: April 08, 2017

Silence. Silence finally fell. The whole group stood stunned.  Amber slipped silently to the ground in a faint, and Eddie rushed... Read Chapter

Connor's Story

Submitted: May 29, 2017

When Kye awoke early the next morning, it was to a cloudy sky, which perfectly depicted his inward feelings. Apart from feeling lost an... Read Chapter

The Train

Submitted: May 29, 2017

The kids crept silently to the edge of the tree line, and hunched over behind a group of bushes. Kye peered cautiously over the hedges to... Read Chapter

Loyalty

Submitted: May 30, 2017

A man stood erect, gazing at a wall filled with screens, surveying the different areas that belonged to him. His hands were folded behi... Read Chapter

Center City Castle

Submitted: June 05, 2017

“Where is everyone?” “Why is it so empty?” “Where are we?” The group on the platform was a frenzy of whispered qu... Read Chapter

Cave of the Clock

Submitted: June 13, 2017

It was dark. Dark and cold. Very, very cold. Kye could hear a muffled noise. Like someone calling out to him through the wall of anot... Read Chapter

Revelation

Submitted: June 13, 2017

“Excavation is still under way.” “It’s been hours!” “It was the largest tower, sir. There’s a lot of rubble.” ... Read Chapter

The Beast

Submitted: June 13, 2017

Chernoff crawled down through the tunnel in the rock that had been created. He could feel his excitement climbing as he went ever lower b... Read Chapter

Love and Lost

Submitted: June 15, 2017

The weapons that had been attached to everyone's hands detached and clattered to the rocky floor. Their tattoos faded, and each person fe... Read Chapter

Goodbye

Submitted: June 15, 2017

Kye watched Connor’s face twist in pain as his eyes went wide. Connor stumbled backwards silently, gasping for breath, then tripped a... Read Chapter

The Great Book

Submitted: June 18, 2017

Kye rose to his feet slowly, and linked arms with Cat. Together, the two walked toward where Jack had just disappeared. “You ready?... Read Chapter

Book Consciousness

Submitted: June 18, 2017

Kye’s body was in shock. He couldn’t move as the ground beneath him started shaking. The walls were shaking too. The whole cave was s... Read Chapter

Lightning and Thunder

Submitted: June 19, 2017

Kye sat alone at an upstairs window, watching the streaks of lightning shoot through the air and shimmer off each droplet of water on the... Read Chapter

Incentives

Submitted: June 20, 2017

Chernoff was getting impatient. His foot wouldn’t stop tapping, and the slow tick of his watch seemed to be pounding in his ear. Every ... Read Chapter

The Monster Pounces

Submitted: July 02, 2017

Cat's muscles cramped as she struggled to get comfortable on the hard floor. She stared out and saw nothing but a sea of darkness, but co... Read Chapter

Rage and Fire

Submitted: July 02, 2017

Kye ran on. His legs were so tight that taking each step felt like bending a rusty pipe. A fire burned in his chest and made its way into... Read Chapter

The Plan

Submitted: July 03, 2017

Two men were dragging a lifeless body through the doorway, leaving crimson streaks on the cold floor. Connor watched as the body bumped a... Read Chapter

Break In

Submitted: July 05, 2017

Cat’s eyes followed the book on its path from Amber’s hands, through the hazy air, to the ground. Amber flailed her arms wildly to tr... Read Chapter

Jericho Falls

Submitted: July 05, 2017

Kye ran for the fourth floor, where he knew most of the interrogation and experiment rooms to be. He tried the first doorknob on the righ... Read Chapter

Life

Submitted: July 05, 2017

Kye skidded to a halt. The others fell in behind him. It was him. Him. Kill him, Kye thought ferociously. This is all his fault. Ever... Read Chapter

Memories

Submitted: July 05, 2017

The night was still. Silent. Only the trees whispered, conversing with the wind. A chill seemed to have fallen upon everything, though it... Read Chapter