Senior. Years 10+

Under Threat

By Archie Annan, year 10+, Elizabeth College

His population was at its most vulnerable. The cerulean blue ocean was gradually beginning to rise as the illiterate boy’s breath grew shorter every second. Each febrile hair on his skin reappeared rigid as if he had been shocked or mortally wounded by a device of destruction.

“Look what I found!” exclaimed Felix. His eyes were similar to vortexes with the capability to lure the most vulnerable into a trance.

A rambunctious voice shook the sand beneath the boy’s feet.

“Our lives are in your hands” chanted countless creatures, their gills opening and closing expeditiously. Many had moved homes. No place would ever be deemed safe for their trembling souls.

“I won’t hurt you” bellowed Felix. Giving the weakened population no time to take shelter, a weapon was released into the clear abyss. Scream after scream. Shriek after shriek. There was no chance of their survival. Thousands of shoals scurried rapidly. Despite countless efforts from the majority, it was too late.

There were no signs of bumps or bruises. Yet, calamitous corpses floated ominously leaving venomous trails of horror behind.

“There are so many” shouted the innocent boy creating ripples on the calm surface. Those of whom would become fortunate enough to survive could sense their debilitated fates closing in on the horizon.

“We shall visit again” whispered the boy’s malevolent father, clueless to the brutality which his son had just caused. Inaudibly the sun perished, sheathed by the land's source of hydration.Dozens of rocks, old and wise stood still remembering the many fatalities.

“I found many friends” said Felix, his face brutally burnt. Carefully, they foraged for the nearest exit. Light was limited. The wind howled maliciously.

Formidable water viciously attacked the panicking pair desperately crying for help.

“You’ve created your own storm” murmured multiple malefic creatures.

Enjoyed this story? Read another one.

Forgotten forest

By Oliver Maunder, year 6, Vauvert School

“He is gone for ever,” I cried. I am scared. Terrified, wondering where he went. Lonely wooden forest...

Read story

The Deadly Adventure

By Kayden De La Mare, year 6, Amherst School

Once there lived four best friends who were called Brian, Ben ,Claire and Jack. Brian and Ben were...

Read story

Billy's Ring

By Maddox Turner, year 7, La Mare de Carteret School

Billy was in the haunted mansion in the green fields. He found a ring in the basement. He needed it....

Read story

It's Easter Egg Time

By Jessica Le Gallais, year 7, La Mare de Carteret School

We all went on a plane to go to Easter Egg Land.Then we got off the plane. I was excited..

Read story

Under The World

By Stevie Austen, year 10+, Les Voies School

Underneath the sea, rooted deep down underneath the water into the vantablack abyss, mi...

Read story

Treasure in Shalou

By Tom Bleasdale, year 3, Hautes Capelles School

Once in a far, far land...the city was nice and calm. Joe and Lizzy were wandering around...

Read story

The pizza delivery

By Reece bourgaize, year 9, Les Beaucamps School

The pizza guy was dead to begin with. He was one of the best in the city. No-one knows how he died...

Read story


By Brandon Dodd, year 6, La Houguette School

Firstly, everyone had woken up. It was spring. However, in one part of Guernsey it was 29 degrees i...

Read story

The Human Food Chain

By Rio Gaudion, year 9, Grammar School

Life is all about the food chain, the higher up you are the more chance of survival. Everyone out th...

Read story

discovering a unknown world

By Elisha Bougeard, year 8, St Sampson’s School

Walking on the ocean may seem like a dream

Read story

View entries by category

Get Inspired

Read the entries to previous WriteStuff competitions.