THE WHISLETER PLACE

story by: Jo Ortix
Written on Sep 11, 2013

THE WHISLTER PLACE
Chapter 1
“Okay boys and girls! I hope that you all went to the pee, pee room. Before leaving your houses I wouldn’t any of you kiddies”
“To have a little accident later on! Peter Jones teased. Before turning on his windshield wipers, hoping that would clear up some of the fog
“He thinks that he’s so funny,” Toby Anderson thought to himself. “Why am I even hanging out with this idiot?
“Oh, shut up! You, damn well know why? And she’s sitting right next to you” A little voice inside of Toby’s head interrupted
Toby titled his head a little to his right and smiled. Sitting right next to him was Cindy Adams, the girl that he secretly liked. Since he moved to Bay Hills two weeks ago
“Oh wow! It’s really coming down hard,” Jill Huston stated. Once she stared out the window
“Gee Jill, thanks for the weather report. It’s not like we haven’t noticed” Peter smirked. Seconds later he made a fist and slammed it against the steering wheel
“Oh, great! The stupid car is starting to overheat again. Come on baby, don’t stall on us now. We’re almost there,” He added
“Do you think it’ll make it? His brother Ed asked Peter
“Yah, hopefully” He answered. Minutes later Peter drove up onto a wide driveway
That curved up in front of what was probably at one time a beautiful mansion
“Good, cause I’ve to pee like there’s no tomorrow” Ed added
“Well just hold it until—“Peter was interrupted by tiny spray yellow water. Hitting him in the back of his head
“Ed, you prick! That wasn’t funny! He yelled out. They got out of the car and ran towards the mansion’s front porch
“Remain me again. Why? We picked tonight to come out here. I’m totally soaked” Cindy pouted
“Seriously Cin, you’re not going to melt. Besides we stood less of a chance of getting caught on a night like this”
“Then any other night” Peter smirked. Before he tried opening the front door
But it wouldn’t open. He was going to try it again when a loud crashing noise interrupted
Michael Hunter had picked up a rock and smashed it through one of the side windows
“Hey guys! Looks like I found the way in” He smiled. They all climbed through the broken window and to what seemed to have been. A falling apart ballroom
“Oh, gross! It smells like mole in here! Jill complained
“Wow! I would’ve thought you’d be used to that smell after all you’re going out with Peter! Toby laughed
“Oh, ha-ha” Peter frowned. He then started placing and lighting candles on top of the old fire place
Seconds later the room had an eerie glow to it
Chapter 2
“Ladies and Gentleman, I present to you the great Whistler mansion! He cried out
“So what’s the big deal about this old dump? Toby asked looking around the dusty room
“Well according to our town’s historian and others this mansion is haunted. By the tormented souls that died in here by old, man Whistler” Cindy answered him back in a spooky tone of voice
“Oh yah, right! Toby smirked
“Anyways the legend goes like this. A long, long time ago old man Whistler, build this mansion for his much younger bride.” However, the honeymoon didn’t last very long. When Mr. Whistler quickly found out that his lovely bride had many lovers on the side”
“No one really knows the real story but one night the old man just snapped. And drowned his wife while she was taking a bath
“Oh wow! What happened to him? Was he arrested? Toby asked
Nope
“No? Why? Toby frowned
“Because old Whistler, not only did he basically owned half this town. Everyone was scared of him there were all these rumors that he worship the devil”
“And that he’d put a curse on anyone who would dare to cross him” Michael answered. “He simply disappeared into thin air and was never heard nor seen again”
“Oh come on! Give me a break, you guys, don’t think that I’m actually believing any of this” Toby began
Chapter 3
“But the history of this place doesn’t end there” Cindy interrupted him. “Years later a Warren, something and his family was supposed to move in”
“But when they arrived the place wasn’t finished. So Warren thought it was best that they’d stay in a hotel until it was”
“So? Toby shrugged
“So, nobody really knows what really happened. But legend has it that on the night that they finally moved in.”
“Warren’s daughter just went completely psycho and whacked. Her whole family in the middle of the night” They say that when the cops went to arrest her, she was ranting and raving”
“That the spirits of the house made her do it,” She explained
“And you guys, actually believe that I believe that stupid—“Toby started to answer her
“And to this very day” Jill interrupted him “This town sticks to those stories as begin true. And every couple of years even more weird things have happened inside this house”
“That led to more mysterious death until they decided to board it up and forgotten,” She added shrugging
“Until tonight when we put all the rumors to rest once and for all! Peter cried out
“Oh, yah right! And how are you planning to do that? Toby smirked
“Well Toby, my boy, according to the rumors if we just call for old Whistler’s spirit—“Peter began to explain
“He’s to fly out of the wall and yell boo! Toby interrupted laughing
“Oh, what’s the matter? Is the little boy scared? Peter pouted
“No, you idiot he’s not” Toby frowned
“Hmm, we’ll soon see if you’re or not” Peter evilly grinned in his direction
Chapter 4
Peter began lighting more candles and yelling for the spirits of the house to come out. And speak with them a strange moaning noise floated through the air
Nobody knows exactly what truly happened next. Only that as the sound grew louder the more Toby began to freak out. He suddenly jumped up and started to run towards the door
But tripped over one of the candles that were on the floor. Within seconds, his whole body was engulfed with flames. Cindy tried to go towards him and help, but someone held her back
“But we just can’t just stand here and do nothing! We have to try to help him! She cried out
“There’s nothing we can do for him now! Now come on, let’s go before we all burn up! Peter yelled at her
Chapter 5
One hour later, they were all sitting inside of Michael’s girlfriend Alley Wilson’s bedroom
“Okay, the first thing you guys, have to do is to get your stories straight” She was telling them
“What! What we’ve to do is to go to the cops—“Cindy began
“And tell them what? Peter interrupted her. “That we were stoned out of our minds broke in and accidently set Toby on fire?
“They would never believe that”
“So what are we going to do” Ed added
“Nothing, we’re just going to keep our mouths shut. And never talk about it ever again” Peter told them
“But we just can’t pretend that it never happened” Cindy sobbed
“Yes, we can. What if the cops don’t believe it was all accident.” Are you willing to ruin your life cause of it? Peter asked her. Cindy slowly nodded her head
No
Chapter 6
The next day when the police and Toby’s parents. All questioned them if they knew where he was
They stuck with their stories and answered them. That they had no clue in where Toby had disappeared to
(Or did he?)
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