Blackout... mokierie

   We were just sitting there, watching TV. It was my mom, my brother, and I. We were watching Adventure Time, because my little brother is ten and he loooooves Cartoon Network.

   We were just sitting on the couch, watching TV, like any normal night. Mom only had a few lights on in the house― the light over the kitchen stove and a lamp in the living room. That was enough to spook us when it happened, though.

   I was texting my friend, Kyliee, when the power went out. Everything that we had on suddenly shut off with a tiny spark. My little brother yelled and my mother gasped in surprise. I looked around the room, although I couldn't see because of the darkness.

   "I'll go check the fuse box," my mom said as she got up. I nodded, even though she couldn't see it. She couldn't find a flashlight, so I gave her my phone to use for guidance.

   As my mom went downstairs to check the power, I stayed in the living room with my brother, shushing him whenever he started making weird noises. Boys, I swear.

   I began to get impatient after a little while, wondering what was taking my mom so long. It was then that I heard the shrill scream ring through the house from down in our basement.

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