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A Peek Into The Future Essay

908 words - 4 pages

I woke up this morning and walked to my calendar. There it was, November 12th, my birthday. I walked downstairs, ate breakfast, and began to prepare for my party. I helped my parents with cooking the food and decorating the house with balloons, streamers, and banners. Then the doorbell rang. I opened the door to see Aiden, Katrina, Nikolai, Krystal, and Dixon. “Happy Birthday!” they shouted in unison. I invited them inside and we hung out in the living room with the karaoke machine. After about an hour, we went outside to the backyard, jumped on the trampoline, and played a few games. When we started to get hungry, we went back inside, ate, opened presents, and watched a movie. After the ...view middle of the document...

I slowly open the box and my eyes. I’m floating in pitch darkness.
“Why did you bring me along?” I hear Aiden ask. Then I realize I’m holding his arm and we’re both floating around in darkness.
Suddenly, we’re in a limousine. I look at myself in the mirror and I’m ten years older! What’s happening? “Aiden! I didn’t think about being older! How do we get back?”
Then I realized, Aiden is older as well. Why is he older? He wasn’t the one who opened the lid. I look to my left and see a magazine. I’m on the cover. “What’s this?” I ask, picking up the magazine. I flip through and read about myself. “Aiden, I’m famous!”
“What?! Why do you get to be famous? That’s not fair!”
“Haha, apparently I’m an artist and an actress. I’ve recorded four albums! Look!” I say, handing him the magazine.
He takes the magazine and reads through it. “Mhmm. Okay, you just finished touring for your latest album a few weeks ago...You’re currently working on a movie. Uh-huh. Oh, and...whoa.”
Worried, I snatch the magazine from his hands to see what he read. “What? What is it? I don’t see anything.”
“Flip the page...” he says.
“Whoa, you proposed?”

“Well,” he begins, “don’t just look at me! This means you were dating me too!”
Then everything turns black again and we’re back in my room. “What just happened?” I ask.
“Well what were you thinking when you...

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