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Short Story Prologue – The Attic.
The Attic by Carl8 is a short story at Penpee.com. This is the prologue.
Eleven year old Simon casts a protective eye over the rest of the children as he listens for the dreadful sound of the car engine which will herald the arrival of “the man”. Simon watches as the twins, Paul and Jacob played chess, Abigail and Jessica play dress-up and Bruno, William and Carey busy themselves with their normal activities. When the man arrives Simon must shield them all from his attentions if only to buy more inescapable time here in the attic.Read this story