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It was the year 1972 September 8th. The wind was gushing into my face;
the rain was pelting down on my head. My car had just broken down in
the middle of the woods and there was no kind of help in sight. There
were heavy thunderstorms, and I heard the birds fluttering away. It
was scary looking at the sky. I walked a few yards and I saw in the
distance an eerie looking house. I was hesitant to go to the house for
help but realized there was no other option.

As I walked cautiously towards the house I heard the clock struck one
from inside. I looked up as the moon shone brightly back at me.
Knocking on the door I heard a creaking sound coming from inside. My
heart was beating so fast I thought I would faint at any minute. I saw
a dull sign on the door which read ‘National Woods. In the darkness of
the night the house looked grayish and it had two misty black doors:
one was at the back and one was at the main entrance. It was huge and
horrendous.

Mrs. Brown, the lady of the house opened the door. She looked like she
was in her late 60s. She obviously looked disturbed and angry at my
unexpected knock on the door at this time of the night. I could hear
some sinister noises from the background and I was having second
thoughts, but I quickly introduced myself and explained to her that I
needed to stay for the night as my car had broken down and I had
nowhere else to go. I told her that I would pay her for her
hospitality.

Surprisingly, she agreed and said, “Yes, you can stay for one night. I
am Mrs. Brown.” Relieved, I had a place to stay the night I thanked
her and walked into the house. The floorboards creaked as I followed
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...ted walking towards my room. As
I walked out of the kitchen I heard Mr. Birch call out, “Be careful!”

Up the stairs I went and was walking on the corridor towards my room
when I felt like someone was watching me. At first, I just thought I
was being paranoid and was terrified to look back. It was quite chilly
in the corridor, so I hurried towards my room when I heard a noise
behind me.

I didn’t want to look back but I did! There I saw the ghost just as
Mr. Birch had described: the black gown and the pale face. Our eyes
met and I felt the blood throbbing through my veins. I was so
terrified I just walked back to the room and tried to sleep, all the
time thinking whether I would wake up the next day, and get out of
this house to go back home to my son. I just wish I do!

The question is will she or will she not?


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