Charlotte was walking to her Junior homeroom, up the stairs on the second floor. She knew there were elevators, which were faster when the school was this deserted, early in the morning at 7:15. Her mother worked as a Freshman teacher at Atari, so she was always here early. It was somewhat of a good advantage, because now she didn't have to rush & she was always on time.
Depending on how many other teacher-kids were at the school, she'd hang her backpack on the back of her chair, take her guitar case up two more flights of stairs to the Extracurricular Music room, and practice chords & melodies. Today was one of those days.
Her guitar was seemed heavier today, because she had stayed up late the night before finishing homework. She climbed up the last step on the stairwell and stood at the top. There was an extra door on her right. When that get there? She wondered. Maybe my mind's just playing tricks on me. Charlotte shrugged it off and walked on through the hallway which was still dark. She flicked on the light switch & almost screamed at the dark, massive shadow at the other end of the hall.
Charlotte shivered, closed her eyes. "It's not real, it's not real, it's not there. Just keep walking." She let out a breath, still shaking, and carfully walked on. She realised the figure was infront of the door she wanted to go through. She could see the "Music Room" plate on the door, just behind the monster. She held her breath and reached for the doorknob. She turned her head to watch the monster back away and disappear between the walls. Recovering from her sight, she opened the door and sat on a stool.
Relaxing, she took the guitar out of its black case, laid the case on the floor. Charlotte placed her fingers over the strings.
I wonder when I'll ever stop seeing this insane things...