the shadowboy mystery - first chapter
1619 days ago
Just sitting there on the edge of a small cliff, watching the view taking in every aspect memorising it to the finest detail as if never to see it again.
Or that’s what it looked like they were doing as I spotted their silhouette against the sunset. I couldn’t tell what they looked like. Just that they were tall and had short messy hair. I didn’t speak to him (pretty sure it was a dude) he looked so at peace. I didn’t want to disturb him. So I took one last look and walked away.
Hey don’t you dare say that I should have gone and talk to him that I was just using an excuse because I was a wimp. I was right not to disturb him. Seriously how would you like a Stanger creeping up behind you, ruining a perfectly poetic scene and having to be forced into an annoying conversation were you would have to explain why the hell you were there. All the while having to smile and be patient because you don’t want to be rude now, do you? And having to hold back with all you’re might not to scream at them to piss off. By then the sun would have set. Personally I would have been seriously pissed off. Oh. Sorry, went a bit off track there. Warning: I may rant. Like a lot. And go off track a lot .So if you don’t like hearing people’s opinions this is not the right story for you.
We named him the “Sunset Mystery”. Yes, we, me and my two best friends, Jazz (Jazz short for Jasmine) and Charlie (Charlie as is in Charles as in boy) and my only friends may I add. It was the first day of summer when I saw him.
We wondered who he was and started making up theories. Like loads of theories; he was an alien who crashed into earth and wanted to watch the sunset till his last breath (Charlie’s idea. Talk about no originality oh but not as unoriginal then as this idea.)he was a vampire and he has been moaning his long dead love of his life for the past century and for his last breath he deicide to die in the light of the sunset something a vampire can never see being “allergic” to sunlight and all. If you hadn’t guessed that was one of Jazz’s ideas.
Just a side note but what is it with girls and vampires? I mean seriously, its considered gross and wrong if you date a guy only 10 years older but it’s okay if they are a 200 years old as long as they are a vampire (this applies to werewolves too.) I mean seriously give it a thought it does not make sense how vampires (and werewolves) get to bend the rules of what is wrong. Oh. Sorry, went a bit off track there. Oh and before you think we are crazy we didn’t actually believe the stories we made up just to be clear.
Anyway back to the story. He soon became the main topic we would talk about. I literally had a whole notepad after a week full of theories of who he might be, what his personality might be like and even ideas of what he looked like with drawings of course. It was just a weird hobby me and by friends picked up.
If you hadn’t already guessed me and my friends are weird, really weird and had way too much time on are hands. I mean it wasn’t like we were going to be invited to any party’s anytime soon, had anywhere else to be or had any other friends. We were outcasts and proud.
Like who wants to be the same as everyone else (Apparently everyone else except us). I am seriously worried for everyone because what are they going to do when they leave school and find out that there is no longer anyone to follow and copy.
We didn’t think we would see him again it was just fun to make up stories. We could even have made a whole book about him by the end of summer. It was just something to do to distract from stress or worries.
I suppose normal people might have talked about the strange encounter maybe even have a daydream or two and that’s it ,not make up a life about him loads of times but like I said we were not normal. I wasn’t normal.