The Magic Suitcase Essay

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One summer I woke up to a strange noise. It was bout four in the morning when I moved my feet out of the bed. My mom was still asleep in her be so it couldn’t of been her and my dad was away on a business trip. The noise I was hearing didn’t come from downstairs or on the same floor I was sleeping on. It sound like it was coming from above my head. It had a big thumping sound like it was going down the steps. I couldn’t just sit on my bed and do nothing about the strange noise. I had to know what was up there. Quickly and quietly I made my way to the attic.
There was a bunch of old boxes and treasure cases that I have never seen before. As I walked around, I saw this moving suitcase. I reached out to grab it and it stopped moving. On the top, it read two thousand thirty-one. I opened it and it looked like it had round spending rings. The types you see off of T.V when people are getting hypnotize. Looking at the date, it was nineteen years in the future. Being sixteen, I couldn’t help but want to know how life would be like. I turned over the back of the case and it said “You can only travel to one place for twenty-four hours and each person only gets to travel once. If you don’t make the time limit, then you are trapped there for the rest of your life.” Whit that being said I got a watch and set if to go off ten minutes before twenty-four hours was up. Then I put in the place and year and jumped in.
‘I made it’, I said as I touched the ground. Looking around, trying to find out where I was. Nothing really looked familiar but I could make out where I was. Times have changed. Nobody had on what I did or even much looked like me. I stuck out like a sore thumb. They dressed different then us. They had more of a space look to their clothing. Transportation wasn’t just on the ground. They had cars, buses, and even trains flying in the air. Evening the buildings had a funny look to them. The way the structures of the building looked, it didn’t make since that it could hold up without extra support. Someway and somehow it was standing up. They still spoke English but slang was not an option. Going out to eat for food was nothing I ever seen. They scanned your tongue and your food was ordered, people still had to make...

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