This is a little summary of the last chapter:
In the last chapter (chapter 6), Ellie (the main character) finds a few other notes and tells her father that. Her Dad is so interested and intrigued in this project that he has been spending a whole lot of time on the notes and working them out that it is like he is addicted about all the notes and figuring out the puzzle. It almost seems like all the notes are driving Ellie and her father’s relationship away.
Ellie gathers all of the notes that were given to figure out this message or paragraph from Alanah. She ended up with this message: Connect all the notes together to form a note telling you what to do to get to The Forest of Mystery. Follow … trail into the yard and through the shed, follow the path down the hill, until you see the trail of breadcrumbs. When you get to that point, you will see Alanah
Ellie showed her father what she found, happily and excitedly. Her father was popping with excitement too. He waited patiently and politely until Ellie finished sharing her news. Her father then asked if Ellie had finished sharing what she had said. As she said yes, he jumped up out of his chair and showed her
a) Another note saying, the
b) A photo from the computer
c) Another note saying, good luck!
The option with the most votes, was, option b, a photo from the computer, so I am going to continue the story from that option. Thank you to the people that voted!
Chapter 7 – The final chapter
As Ellie stared into the amusing screen, she saw an interesting image. It was a photo of some kind of forest or park. That park or forest was full of mythical and unreal creatures. At the top of the attractive image, was a sign that said,
The Forest of Mystery
in a curvy and disturbing font that made the eye want to look away. It was an unstable forest. It looked dry and plain without the creatures but the creatures really brought the forest to life and brought out the colours. No one would be able to not be attracted to this forest. It was absolutely amazing. Ellie thought about this forest all night and all morning.
Ellie finally stopped worrying about the forest and wondered about her father. She looked around and waited for her Dad to come down from his shower as Ellie heard the drops of water. As her father rushed down the stairs, Ellie rapidly told him what she thought about all the drama that was going on, with all the notes. Ellie and her father discussed the notes very awkwardly and decided that they should just keep collecting the notes. Ellie’s father decided that he should go on this big adventure that Alanah had planned out. She wondered if she should go on the adventure or not. She wondered again if this was a prank. She wanted to know what was going on so she too decided that she would go on Alanah’s adventure. When Ellie told her father, her father briskly wrapped his hands around her and shared his love.
When Ellie got to school she focused on the notes. She went into all of her classes with the same thoughts. Finally she got picked on by her worst teacher, Mrs Arlin, the short stout woman with a kind personality and the same messy bun worn everyday. She got asked a question that she did not know the answer to. She wondered how fast she could come up with a reasonable come back or what to do to not get picked on. She shot back with ‘Can I please go to the bathroom’. As she got out of the classroom, she sighed with relief. She was glad that Mrs Arlin wasn’t that strict of a teacher. If it was Mrs Edlen’s class, she would have gotten detention. Ellie thought that she would actually wait and keep her mind off the things about the notes so she wouldn’t get into trouble. She reminded herself that there was no rush on finding the way to The Forest of Mystery.
Once the aggressive bell went off, Ellie sped down the stairs to the empty playground to grab her bag from her locker. She wanted to figure out some more about the notes, Alanah and The Forest of Mystery. Just as she unlocked the lock of her locker and opened the door, a note dropped out of her locker. One of Alanah’s notes. She opened it and as the word appeared she springed to her feet and bolted home. The word that appeared on the piece of paper was the word the. Ellie knew exactly where to put the note in the paragraph. She knew that the passage or the paragraph was finished and done. She knew that now, she would be able to go to The Forest of Mystery. She knew what to do.
When Ellie arrived home, she grabbed the phone and dialed the numbers, 0703 643 324. When her father picked up, she screeched out, ‘I found a note, I found a note, the final note!’ her father yelled back, ‘I’m coming!’ as Ellie put the phone down. Ellie knew that her father would be as happy as her. She understood that he had worked and that he worked far away.
‘I’ve arrived’ Ellie’s father yelled from the front door. Ellie hurriedly rushed to the door as if a thousand sharks were chasing her. ‘I found this note and guess what it says on it, the!’
‘That was perfect because now, the passage is complete!’ her father said.
‘This is the passage … completed,’ Ellie said, ‘Connect all the notes together to form a note telling you what to do to get to The Forest of Mystery. Follow the trail into the yard and through the shed, follow the path down the hill, until you see the trail of breadcrumbs. When you get to that point, you will see Alanah.’
‘Let’s go,’ Ellie’s father said as they exited out the back door that was locked in case of emergencies. In their backyard, they had a trail that they thought didn’t go anywhere, but according to Alanah, there was a secret trail through the trees. Ellie and her father ran through to the yard and followed the trail into the shed and through the trees, once they made it into the trees, it was very dark and then they passed a beautiful willow tree and everything began to be colourful and floral. It looked very unreal and spectacular to Ellie. She saw something incredible. It was like a different galaxy. She crept into the tree and sat underneath it trying to attract her father to sit next to her.
They sat next to each other astonished at what they saw with their own eyes.
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Thank you for commenting to all of my posts, Marilyn! I hope that all of you commenters enjoyed the CYOAS task and enjoyed reading it! Thank you!