camp

camp

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Genre: Horror

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Status: In Progress

Genre: Horror

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camp is actually more of a thriller or mystery but i suppose the closest thing to both is horror though i doubt it will turn out scary in any way. either way i would love it if whoever reads this could give me some advice on how to start off the next chapter, i normally get stuck on that kind of thing and it takes weeks to think of something on my own.
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camp is actually more of a thriller or mystery but i suppose the closest thing to both is horror though i doubt it will turn out scary in any way. either way i would love it if whoever reads this could give me some advice on how to start off the next chapter, i normally get stuck on that kind of thing and it takes weeks to think of something on my own.

Chapter1 (v.1) - In the woods

Author Chapter Note

In this chapter I introduce the characters Kyle, Lea, and Claire. Not much else happens but I hope you like it anyways.

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Submitted: May 22, 2017

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Chapter 1: In the woods

 

 

 

“BOO!”, Kyle yelled as I walked around the corner.

“Really Kyle? You have to at least try to scare me! I mean, what fun is a camping trip without a few screams. So far I havn’t had any.”.

“But you jumped. You saw right Lea? She totally jumped.”

“I think you were the one who jumped, Kyle.” Lea said, grinning the way we do when we try to contain a laugh or giggle.

Lea and I are identical twins, and it doesn’t stop with out looks. Our gestures are the same, the way we crinkle our nose when we smile or laugh, or when we can break out into random giggle fits for no reason, or even those rare occasions where we get mad and furrow our brows so far down that they almost fall into our eyes. You may wonder, why so much attention to detail Claire? Well, that’s because Lea and I love to confuse people. When we get bored, we tend to study each other's differences and do our best to make them more similar. If you tried to tell us apart, trust me, you’d fail. Most of the time not even our parents can get it right, the only person who knows who’s who all the time is Kyle. Kyle is our best friend and basically grew up with us. He always knows whether he’s talking to me or Lea, though he’s never told us his secret.

Today was the day before our 16th birthday. We were wearing a pink blouse with jean shorts and green sandals. We both had our hair up in a loose ponytail lying on our right shoulder. Kyle was wearing his usual outfit, green shorts and a white t-shirt with an xbox controller and the words XBox Live. All together we looked like a bunch of pale Oompa Loompas ready to get a tan. Lea had helped me set up our tent, but Kyle’s was still a lump on the ground.

“Umm, do you want some help or are you planning on sleeping under the stars?”

“Some help would be nice, I heard the mosquitoes are gonna be crazy tonight.”

“I’m gonna go get the firewood.” Lea said, she seemed uncomfortable.

“But, it’s not even noon yet.” I argued.

“Yeah but it’s always good to be prepared, right?” Lea gave me a look that I recognized right away. Lea had difficulty staying away from home which was one of our few differences. I loved getting a break from home and the stresses of school every now and then, but unlike me Lea got homesick pretty easily and needed to call home at least once every few hours. The ride here took at least 3 and a half.

“Ok, sounds good. Remember, only the dry stuff.”

“Yeah, I know.” And she turned to go. I went to help Kyle, but he had already tried to get the tent up. Again, he just made even more of a mess. I laughed and helped him untangle the mess. I was showing him how to put the tent poles through the sleeve channels-

“EEEEEEEAAAAAAAK!!!” I knew that shrill shriek, it belonged to Lea. I ran as fast as I could and found Lea standing on the hood of the truck staring at the ground just in front of her. There, planted under a small leaf, was a spider. Kyle almost fell down in a fit of laughter, which was a bit cruel since he knew Lea had Arachnophobia (Arachnophobia: The strong irrational fear of spiders.). I sighed, honestly I was relieved it was just a silly little spider that made Lea scream. I’d heard of the ferocious bear attacks that had taken place a few months ago . I was still a little unsure about going camping so soon after such an insane incident, even though they’d caught the bear last week.

“Ugh, Lea. You almost gave me a heartattack! I know you have Arachnophobia, I do, but when you practically shred your lungs when there’s been very recent bear attacks that is just not ok!” Kyle had snapped out of his giggle fit, squashed the spider, and helped Lea down from the truck.

“I’m sorry, sis, I was just about to go get the wood when I spotted the thing and I just couldn’t help it.” I saw her expression of embarrassment I just couldn’t stay mad. It was like being angry with myself. I sighed,

“It’s ok, you can’t be expected to control your reflexes. I should be the one apologizing. You know what, how about we put up Kyle’s tent and he gets the wood.” I was still a little out of breath.

“Hey!” Kyle snapped, “Why do I have to get the wood?”

“Because Lea is jumpy from seeing a spider, right Lea?” I looked at her expectantly and she quickly nodded her head.

“Ugh, fine.” Kyle growled and headed off to get the wood. Lea went to call Mom and Dad, and I put up Kyle’s tent.

 

 


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