Serina had just finished her tuition. It was 9 o'clock. She hurried home as she
felt it was going to rain.
Halfway, it started pouring. Serina was both wet
and cold. Just then, lightning flashed across the sky followed by a deafening
clap of thunder. Serina placed her hands to her ears as she was very scared. She
decided to make a run for it. The strong wind however, slowed her down.
Suddenly, lightning struck a tree just ahead of her. A branch snapped and
fell across her path. Serina could not stand it
anymore and started to cry. She wished her parents would come to fetch her as
usual but they were at a dinner in another town.
The rain blew stronger and Serina began to sneeze. Then she herd a car coming
her way. It was a police car. The policemen asked Serina what had happened.
Serina explained the situation to them and they decided to send her home.
When Serina got home, her parents were at the gate. They were surprised to
see Serina coming back in a police car. After listening to Serina's explanation,
her parents thanked the policemen for going out of their way to help. Their
dinner had finished early and they were just going to fetch Serina when they saw
the police car.
Serina was sent to bed. She knew that she would never forget that