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Snow one would believe you

Narnia invasion

By SJ CoveyPublished 2 months ago โ€ข Updated 2 months ago โ€ข 1 min read
Top Story - February 2024
Snow one would believe you
Photo by Fabian Mardi on Unsplash

With chattering teeth, Mel pulled the covers under her chin.

"Bloody hell!" A shudder raced through her whole body like an earthquake. The covers flew up in a Mexican wave, exposing her bare flesh to the chilly atmosphere outside of the bed.

Her hand whipped out to grab her pyjamas, trying to return with them before they'd even left the cocoon of warmth under the covers.

Making a terrible impression of a human caterpillar, Mel attempted to dress under her duvet. It took roughly triple the time it would have if she'd just womaned up and braved the cold wooden floor of her bedroom.

After scrabbling under the bed, legs still covered, she retrieved her slipper boots, a gift from Gran at Christmas. Protected from the cold, she went to the window and opened the curtains.

"Holy crap, my boss is never going to believe this."

Before her lay at least a metre of snow covering her house, lawn, drive and car. The house on either side was the same, as were the three opposite. But that was it; there was a clinical line of separation. The six houses looked straight out of Narnia, yet those surrounding them were unaffected.

Mel wrenched open the window and was greeted with an eerie silence.

"Hello?" She shouted. The cold swallowed her words, held onto them, and returned nothing.

"What is happening?" She asked the frosty spiderweb that hung still from her window.

There was no sound, nothing.

Where is everyone? She thought.


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SJ Covey

FamiLIES, SJ's debut NA book was released 20th Sept 2023.

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  • Tina D'Angelo2 months ago

    Congratulations! Don't you know where you are? You are in Oswego County, just east of Lake Ontario. Your side of the street got buried under the lake effect snow and the other side was missed.

  • Anna 2 months ago

    Congrats on Top Story!๐Ÿฅณ

  • Back to say congratulations on your Top Story! ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ’–๐ŸŽŠ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ’–๐ŸŽŠ

  • Babs Iverson2 months ago

    Sarah, marvelous and mysterious!!! A Twilight Zone fantasy!!! Loved it!!!!๐Ÿ’•โ™ฅ๏ธโ™ฅ๏ธ Congratulations on Top Story too!!!

  • Judey Kalchik 2 months ago

    Nice to see your work back on Vocal! Congratulations on the Top Story recognition!

  • Phil Flannery2 months ago

    Creepy end of the world stuff. Love it

  • Andrea Corwin 2 months ago

    Congrats on T.S.๐Ÿ˜

  • JBaz2 months ago

    Love the feel to this, an eerie twilight moment Congratulations

  • K. Kocheryan2 months ago

    And then what happens?? Congrats on Top Story!

  • Cathy holmes2 months ago

    Oh, that was great and a little freaky. Congrats on the Ts.

  • Oooo, this was so creepy! Loved your story!

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