INITIAL STORY BY SHELLEY

I couldn't get out of the bed and I could not get to sleep. I opened my eyes and saw my mom standing over me. She said, "Say hi to my 1dad" and said she had to lie to me. 2
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STORY #1 (10 tweets, 2 participants)

I couldn't get out of the bed and I could not get to sleep. I opened my eyes and saw my mom standing over me. She said, "Say hi to my 1dad" and said she had to lie to me. 2 Lie about what I wondered. My head turned slowly in the direction of her dad, even though he had been dead for eight years. 3I was speechless. I tried to speak, but I couldn't make a sound. 4 His face was sunken and his eyes no longer held the twinkle I knew in childhood. My eyes drifted towards her. Then she 5said, 'Sweetie, Sweetie.' I was paralyzed with fear. I couldn't breath. My legs ached. I swallowed. 'Sweetie, I'm dead. 6After what happened to your sister I couldn't have stopped you.' I felt a menacing steady breath on my neck. 7 Why had the dead come to visit me? I tried to remember what had happened to my sister. The breath grew closer and then 8started to fade. 'She... She's right behind my eyes... She said she was sorry... She said that if I didn't kill her... 9She would kill me... She told me she killed my sister... She was just a kid. 10

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