Book Of Wisdom: A Short Story

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It was a warm, sunny day in Hillford, California. William Smith was in his huge backyard, taking shots with a soccer ball. His parents were very rich, because they inherited their grandparents’ money. Their grandparents, his father told him, won a lottery ticket back in the 1960’s and they had inherited their parents’ money. His house was a huge three story mansion, with a bowling alley and an olympic-sized swimming pool. His parents owned seven cars, all of them very expensive cars. Whatever he asked for, he got from his parents. He was living the typical American child’s dream. But he did not have a clue about what would happen to him the next day. The day after, William woke up like he would every day. He yawned and started to walk downstairs.…show more content…
Nothing came up. The term Book of Wisdom felt very familiar. He tried to recall where he heard the term Book of Wisdom. He vaguely remembered what his mother had told him about it… William suddenly remembered what the Book of Wisdom was. It was in a book that his mother had published. In the book, the main character had to solve a mystery to save his parents from danger. He found the Book of Wisdom that told him everything that he needed to know to save his parents. The letter told him to find the Book of Wisdom. In the book, the boy found the book in the attic of their house. William sprinted up the stairs, hoping that he could find his parents and save them. When William went up to the attic, he found loads of junk in it. There were old books, cans of paint, random stuff that he didn’t recognise, and more. If his theory was correct, he had to go find the Book of Wisdom and rescue his parents. He didn’t know what it looked like. He knew that it was a book, and that was it. He went over to the spot where a lot of books were sorted into boxes. He started digging through them. Box after box, there wasn’t any sign of the Book of Wisdom. William started to lose hope. The Book of Wisdom was probably nonexistent, why even try to find it? William grabbed the nearest book and threw it at the wall. With a crash, the book bounced off the wall. However, there seemed to be light coming out of it. William went over to get…show more content…
He hoped that the Book of Wisdom would be able to tell him what happened to his parents. The Book of Wisdom seemed so magical. The first page had a table of contents. He flipped the page again. There, the book started. It wasn’t like an ordinary book. The pictures were moving. The book seemed to know his thoughts. He thought of a question in his mind. ‘Where are my parents?’ The book blinked out for a moment, then showed a picture of a huge dungeon. ‘Where is this place?’ he asked the book. After a few seconds delay, the words ‘In San Francisco.’ appeared. San Francisco was only twenty minutes away from his house. ‘How do I rescue my parents?’ he thought to himself. The list of steps of what to do suddenly appearing on the Book of Wisdom startled him. It
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