by Lurie Park
Chapter 8: Adventures Of Olivia Berns
|Next morning, Anne woke up first. The weather was clear and bright. She was puzzled by the way the jungle changed. Now it had a constant flowing river and some eucalyptus trees. An uncanny sound was coming from the deep. She went inside, trying to explore something on her own. But soon she realized what Jack had said yesterday. Thus she returned back to take them along.
What she saw was more direful. Olivia and Jack were missing! "Oh darn! Where have the two gone, what should I do now" she scratched her hair while stamping her feet hard.
"Where are you Anne?"
"Are you there?"
Some distant screams were coming. She followed the voices and found her friends at the opening of the cave.
"Have you noticed something Jack?"
"No matter wherever we go, whenever we are lost, we always end up coming to this place as if the cave itself summons us here."
"Not true. You are overthinking, Olivia."
"But Jack, I think she is right. I myself have witnessed this morning that the routes have changed, places are relocated and new streams and trees have formed. Nothing is constant."
" So shall we enter the cave?"Olivia asked in a hesitating voice.
Olivia, Jack and Anne entered the cave and were now determined to find its other end. They already picked some fresh fruits, refilled their water bottles and here THE JOURNEY BEGINS.
Continued in chapter 9...
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