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Lost in the Wild

One man’s solo hiking trip gone AWRY

By Vivek_U_kPublished about a year ago 3 min read
Lost in the Wild
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John is a man in his mid-30s who is going through a difficult time in his life. He has been feeling lost and disconnected from the world, and he hopes that a solo hiking trip in a remote wilderness will help him find some clarity and purpose.

John is an experienced traveler, and he has gone on many hiking trips before. He is physically fit and mentally resilient, but he is not prepared for the challenges that he will face on this trip

John had always been an adventurous traveler, but this trip was different. He had decided to take a solo hiking trip in the remote wilderness of a foreign country, hoping to disconnect from the world and find some clarity in his life.

The first few days of his trip went smoothly. He hiked through stunning mountain ranges and lush forests, camping out under the stars each night.

John was always in awe of nature, and he found the mountains to be especially beautiful. He loved the way the sun would shine down on the rugged peaks, casting shadows and creating dramatic contrasts of light and dark. He also appreciated the quiet and solitude of the wilderness, finding it to be a welcome respite from the noise and chaos of modern life

As John hiked through the mountains, he was struck by the sheer majesty of the landscape. He marveled at the way the trees towered above him, reaching up to the sky, and at the way the rocks jutted out of the earth, forming dramatic cliffs and outcroppings. He was also amazed by the variety of plant and animal life he encountered along the way, from colorful wildflowers to majestic birds of prey

But on the fourth day, everything changed.…..,

As John was hiking through a dense forest, he realized that he had gotten off the trail. He tried to retrace his steps, but the more he walked, the more lost he became. Before long, he was wandering aimlessly through the woods, with no food or water and no idea how to get back to civilization.

As the sun began to set, John realized that he was in serious trouble. The temperature was dropping rapidly, and he was ill-equipped to spend a night in the wilderness. He tried to build a fire, but the damp wood wouldn't catch.

Just as he was starting to lose hope, he saw a light in the distance. He stumbled toward it, and soon found himself standing in front of a small cabin in the woods. It was old and rundown, but it looked like it might offer some shelter from the cold.

John knocked on the door, but there was no answer. He tried the handle, and to his surprise, the door was unlocked. He stepped inside, and was immediately hit by the musty smell of old wood and dust.

As John explored the cabin, he realized that something was off. There were strange symbols painted on the walls, and a strange energy in the air. It felt like he was being watched.

Just as he was about to leave the cabin, he heard a noise outside. He looked out the window and saw a group of people, dressed in black robes, walking toward the cabin. Panicking, John tried to find a place to hide, but there was nowhere to go.

The door burst open, and the robed figures entered the cabin. John was terrified, but he refused to go down without a fight. He grabbed a nearby candlestick and prepared to defend himself.

But just as the robed figures closed in on him, there was a loud bang from outside. The figures turned and fled, and John realized that he had been saved by a search party.

Shaken but alive, John was rescued and brought back to civilization. But he could never shake the feeling that something had been watching him in that cabin in the woods, and he knew that he had been lucky to make it out alive.

Despite the danger and uncertainty that he faces throughout the jou , John is ultimately able to survive and make it back to civilization. However, his experiences in the wilderness have left him deeply shaken, and he knows that he will never be the same person again.


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Nice work

Very well written. Keep up the good work!

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  1. Excellent storytelling

    Original narrative & well developed characters

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Comments (2)

  • Doctor X for nowabout a year ago

    Good work

  • Michele Hardyabout a year ago

    This was a fun chilling story. Great work!

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