Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “key.” Use it any way you’d like. Have fun!
Somethings are better keep locked forever.
“Why it is locked?”
“It’s been locked since more than 500years and since then it is here in the basement. Locked by my great grandpa.”
“Is it that old grand dad and that key belongs to the same lock?”
“Yes. So that whatever inside remains locked forever.”
“There is devil locked inside the box.”
“Grand dad… stop fooling me with such stories… Now I am grown up.”
“Its true. And you too don’t ever try to open it and I don’t want you to venture here again. Got it ?? Now lets go from here. (Grandpa stopped walking n turned around to face him)Was the basement door open??”
“Yes. It was open and some noises were coming from inside. So I just went to check in as door was unlocked, but no one was inside. I saw this box and the way it was locked with the key fascinated me.”
Grand dad got confused as he was the only person who had the key to the basement which was with him and he rarely opens the door.
“Forget it now and remember I don’t want you to come down here again. I know your curious mind and you don’t believe old stories, still I want you to stay away from the basement and that box.”
“Yes I will.”
Late at night he woke up with the sound of loud thud. He walked out of his room towards the stairs, there was no one, no sound too. Thinking he might have dreamt in deep sleep he started walking back towards his room and then again he heard loud knocks and thuds coming continuously from downstairs. He hurriedly came down. He walked towards the sound and saw basement door was open. He stood near the half opened door and saw locked box on the table.
He walked towards the box and was about to touch, it started shaking as if someone was knocking from inside.
He ran out of the room and closed the basement door. His grandfather was standing outside.
“I told you not to go inside. They have chosen you. You are the one who heard their knocks as till now no one had ever heard any sound, not even me and you touched the box. (Grandfather paused a minute) You should leave soon, Son. Tomorrow early morning you are going back to your home.”
“Chosen for what?”
“No more questions. Lets go from here.”
“Chosen for what, Grandpa?”
“They have chosen your body for their devil’s spirit which is locked inside that box that desperately wants to come out sensing you heard them and once out it will possess your body.”
He was shaken up by fear.
“Son, I want you to go back and to never return here.. EVER.”
He just nodded.
Again he heard loud thud. He looked at grandpa who heard nothing but understood when his grandson was staring at the door.
He held his hand and took him with him. “Come with me. Tonight you have to take care. Ignore the sound and everything. Just be inside the room. I will be with you. Once sun rises you leave this place to never come back. “
– Soul Connection