During those weeks leading up to graduation no one thought that anything would go wrong. What a big mistake that was.
It was two days before graduation day. My best friend Ashley and I were going dress shopping. We went from store to store all day. By the time we left it was nearly dark.
The usual questions are running through my head right now. “How did I not see them?” “I should have paid better attention.” Today wasn’t my best day. I guess I got caught up in the excitement of graduation.
It all happened so fast I’m still trying to put the memories together hours after. They appeared out of thin air. One second it was only me and Ashley in the parking garage the nest we’re surrounded by three men. They were in classic kidnapping attire; black clothes and ski masks. I felt Ashley tense beside me. She whispered “let’s slowly make our way to the car.”
The next thing I know a cloths being placed over my nose and mouth. Right before I black out I see Ashley running.
So I guess that brings you up to speed. The room I’m sitting in is dark and has a lamp that gives off hardly no light. The mattress I’m sitting on smells like mold and the air doesn’t smell much better.
The door has opened once since I’ve been in here and that was when they threw me in. For the first couple hours I paced a hole in the floor, metaphorically of course, trying to figure out a plan. Now the big question has entered my mind. How did they find me?
For the past couple of years my family among others has kept me hidden. Nothing but home school and moving every few months. This time I talked them into letting me finish my senior year at one place and in an actual high school. It took some convincing but I finally got them to cave.
I started my senior year in East Columbus high. A very remote and unnoticed high school. When I first walked in I noticed everyone hugging and catching up after the summer break. Nothing unusual.
For the first few weeks I didn’t talk to anyone just kept...