GENRE: MG Fantasy/Adventure
His best friend's a dork. The girl he likes is taken. His dad's trapped in the world behind the boiler room. Middle school sucks.
The beast looked around, a syrupy line of spit dangling from its jaws as it sniffed the air in every direction.
It threw its head back and roared. The sound echoed through the hallway. As the silence found its way back into the school, the monster stepped out of the boiler room.
Asher stopped. It was unlike anything he had ever seen before.
Bigger than a gorilla. The head of a wolf. Two devil horns made of evil and claws that could shred concrete.
Whatever this thing is, Asher thought to himself, it was made for one thing and one thing only. To-
And before Asher could finish, the monster shot orange lasers out of its eyes and stumbled past the actor playing Mr. Holcomb.
“Oh my God that was lame,” Asher said, turning down the volume on the small TV in the kitchen.
His mom scooted the eggs around in the pan in front of her. “Sweetie, turn that back up, I was watching it,” she said and hit the volume up button without giving Asher a chance to.
Asher listened to the news reporter interview the real Mr. Holcomb as the dramatic and incredibly stupid scene replayed behind her. Mr. Holcomb had been on the news before. They seemed to love him. He always had some crazy story or conspiracy to share and they always had local actors help recreate whatever he was going on about that week. Apparently this time he had opened up the boiler room at Asher’s school and let out a demon.