Valencia Manor: Chapter 1

Meagan Malone

Your footsteps cast a hollow echo through the empty hallways of Valencia Manor School for Witches as you creep forward, trying in vain to keep quiet. Your white-knuckled grip on your wand does little to stay the thudding of your heart against your ribs, or the quickening of your breath.
You advance down the shadowy hallway, far darker than you remember it, scanning for any sign of movement.
That voice again! Though the sound fades, you have the uncanny feeling that some echo of it still remains, hiding just beyond your senses. You...
Call out, "who is that? What do you want?"
Stop and look around for any signs of life.