Hide and Seek – Can Bitsy escape and save both Conor and Max? The next part of The Gone #thegone #amwriting
I pause before I open the door out of the cells. Turning, I wonder if I ought to try any of the others. Conor looks with me.
“Do you think there are people in there?” he asks.
“I don’t know,” I say. Should I look? I’m not certain. I feel that we need to run, to escape. I take a step back and Conor takes one with me. I smile at him, trying to show my confidence, but I know it doesn’t reach my eyes.
I’m about to turn to one of the doors when something slams into the other side of the double doors in front of us. Conor gives a little cry and I release his hand. If I have to fight then I will need both hands. The lock suddenly goes with a crack and is followed by a shrieking claxon. In front of me is Max…
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