Monday, November 30, 2009

Day 8


3:00 PM

"Kieran! Dilshen! Kim! Haylee!" I gasped as they flew above me, seeming not even to notice me. I frowned and tried to fly with them, jumping like crazy, when suddenly a big gust of wind blew, I grinned, and lifted my arms up, causing the wind to blow upwards, like I was controlling it. I smiled, and flew towards them. Into the sunset.

"*Gasp* *Cough Cough* *Gasp*" I woke.

"MADDIIIIIII!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!" I heard my group yell. As they all hugged me, grinning, I swear I felt a tear drip from my eye. I grinned hugging them once more and realised Haylee was already awake. My memory started to drift back slowly. I shuddered, remembering my diamond pupils, and paleness. I shuddered again.

"O.K, I'm just gonna say it." Kieran said suddenly. " I can control fire."

"MHHPPHHH! Sure Kieran, just because I've been unconscience for day, doesn't mean you can start playing tricks on me!!" I argued.

"Uhhh, one, you've been unconscience for two days. Half a day , one whole day, and another half a day."

I gulped.

"And uhh, two, I can prove it." He seemed so sure of himself.

"O.K. go ahead" I said motioning him forward.

"O.K, my powers . . ."

"MPPPHHHPPHH!" I interrupted.

"Aren't so good, because I only discovered them yesterday." He said as he lifted his hands up, and as I watched I saw a medium sized ball of fire appear in his hands. He twisted it, and curved it until it was in the shape of an alien. I gasped.


"So, I guess you weren't lying." I gulped. I couldn't believe it! I mean, Kieran had just stood there, and used his hands to create fire, and it didn't even burn him at all!! I shivered, I wasn't sure if it was because I was cold, or if I was kind of scared. I looked over at Kieran grinning away at me, and I felt for sure that I was capable of fainting for another two or so days.

"So, do you want to hear what I can do?!" Kim asked.

"What!!!!!!! You can do something too!!" I asked.

"We all can!" She replied. "But we're not so sure about you yet."

"What!!!!!!! So you guys all have some super power except me??!!" I yelled.

"No. You might have one too!" Dilshen replied.

"So. One by one, tell me what you can 'do'" I ordered.

They all stood in a line, and it began.

"Well, I'm Kim, and I can control earth!" She grinned, and motioned her hands, for us to come outside, so I stood, and immediately fell over, I was still unsteady, so Dilshen and Kieran helped me out. I sat down and observed Kim motion her hands in a circular direction, and suddenly up grew a tree, growing apples. I stood wide eyed. Really wide eyed.

"O.K, but that's not all! Maddi, what's your favourite fruit?"

"Ohhh! I love this bit!" Kieran exclaimed.

"Well," I gulped "I guess apricots?" I said.

"O.K!" She grinned. "Those are quite tricky" She gulped. Poking her tongue out and motioning her hands towards the tree, suddenly a bunch of apricots, sprouted over the tree, I went to jump up and eat some, I was so hungry after not eating in two days, but I fell back over straight away.

"Don't worry, I'll get you one." Haylee offered.

"Thanks Haylee!" I said.

Biting into it intently after she had given it to me.

"O.K, so hi it's me Kieran, and yeah as you saw before, I can control fire." He grinned.

I gulped, rubbing my eyes.

"Sorry, just checking if I'm dreaming." I said sarcastically.

"Hi! I'm Dilshen! I can control space." He exclaimed.

"Like, stars, or like floor space?" I asked.

"This" he said, pointing up to the sky, and making the stars come into view, and dance. He grinned, and motioned for them to go back up into their original position. I gulped, and wondered ho w many times I was going to gulp today.

"Hi! I'm Haylee, and I'm not quite sure what I can control yet." She said "I think it's water." she guessed.

"Look." Dilshen said. "You know those gems, well, they all fit into one of our amulets, mine is the black Onyx, like the night sky, Kim's is an emerald, because it's green, like earth, or, nature, or whatever, Kieran's is a ruby, like red fireish, And the dark blue sapphire fits in Haylee's amulet she found the other day. The only gem left is the diamond. That's yours we think. We just need to find you an amulet."

"Let's go!!" I yelled. Limping up to the spaceship to get a capsule, "Well, I'll just start off" Kieran said

"Me too!" Dilshen said. I was about to ask what they were doing, when suddenly Kieran burst into flames, and shot up into the air, Dilshen did some random thing, I think had something to do with space, and rose into the air as well. I blinked and continued running towards the space ship.


"WOOOOOOHOOOO!!!!!!!!!" I Screamed, feeling the breeze blow across my face, P.S, this wasn't because I was flying, it was because I had found out a way to open the top of the capsule.

"ZIIING!" Kieran yelled, Flying in a ball of flames, in twists and turns around me,

"KACHOW!!" Dilshen yelled, doing the same thing,

"Show offs!" I yelled grinning at them.

O.K, this is useless, we'll come back tomorrow" I announced.

"O.K" Haylee said, and we flew back.

When we got back, Haylee showed us the different things she could do with water, putting out Kieran's fires and turning salt water into fresh water.etc.

I felt kind of left out, as I rolled over not facing the rest of my powerful group, I had to smile as Dilshen made light-like stars dance above us. I sighed and fell asleep.

Sunday, November 29, 2009

Day 7


Day 6

I woke, but something wasn't right. I stood up, and started walking around, my eyes were still closed. I think. I tried to look around, but everything was made of diamonds! I screamed.


'Maddi!!" Kim screamed. "What's wrong?!"

"I can't see!!" I exclaimed. Turnig around to face Kim. I think.

"AHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!" I heard Kim scream.

"What?!" I demanded.

"Y-y-y-you're e-e-eyes!!! t-t-they're m-m-made out of d-d-diamonds!!!!????"

"What????!!" I screamed. Staring into the water, seeing my reflection. It was true!!!!! I was incredibly pale too!

"AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!" I screamed "What about Haylee!?" I asked.

"W-w-w-why do you ask th-th-that ??!!" Kieran replied.

'I don't know! I had a dream that me and Haylee died! So yeah!" I shivered.

"Hayl-l-lee?"Kim asked.

"MMMMMMM YA?" Haylee replied turning around. I strained hard and realised that her pupils were also made of a rare jem. SAPPHIRES!!!???

"O.K!! Whats happening??!!" Haylee asked. "Woah!! Maddi your eyes!!!!"

"Yeah, you too!" I exclaimed. "I think it was those flowers!!" I claimed. "They looked kinda poisonous!! "

"RADIOACTIVITY!!!!!!!!" Dilshen claimed.

"Yes!!" Kieran agreed.

"But, I don't wanna be an alien!!! *puff puff puff* I *puff puff* Can't breath!!!"

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Thursday, November 26, 2009

Day 5


I woke after having a terrible, terrible nightmare, the third, in four days. It was basically me and my group trapped, in our mountain, and there kept coming moments where, I was floating, staring up at the southern cross, then there was a few seconds when I was falling towards the ground, and then it started all over again. Anyway, where was I? Oh, right, I woke up.

I woke up sweating, and gasping, I quickly splashed a bit of water over my face, and decided I would take a short walk out and get some fresh air. I slipped on my jersey, and pushed the gold button, which immediately opened the door, I took the skeleton hand, so I could get back in. It was refreshing feeling the cold breeze creep across my face, inhaling the forest scent, I felt like it was christmas, thats what it smelt like, but it certainly, certainly, was not.

I heard a rustling from way down in the trees below me, not wanting to know what it was, I stepped backwards towards the ship, but then I looked closer, realising Marek and his group hadn't left yet. I was about to clamber back into the ship, when I noticed a little shelf like spot abouve the ship, I climbed up and sat in it, feeling calm. That's when I realised that it was more like a cave, I shuffled further back so I could lean against the back of the cave, noticing the beautiful view of the sun rising. Sighing. I looked down at my watch realising it was 5:30AM. Groaning, and crawling back down from my secret spot, promising myself I would come here again if I felt like it, I made my way back into our, ship.


After making a breakfast of half a high protein bar, and some water, we sat in a circle and discussed a group um, fly. We all had a shower, our home made one which was basically tipping a bucket ao warm water over us, in one of the secret caves. And then we all took one of the human capsules each.

"Wooooooohoooooo!!" I screamed as I dipped and dived, in my capsule.

"This rocks!!!!" Haylee yelled.

"I can fly!!!!!" Kieran yelled.

"The capsule can fly!" Kim yelled.

"Kim, you killed it! It's not funny any more!" Dilshen groaned.

We flew for a whole hour, coming across, strange creatures, obviously the ones Marek's group was talking about. I gasped at their ugly tentacles, and multiple eyes. I was glad that I wasn't like that! I was just about to speak into the capsule speaker ( Which is why we could all hear each other) when I spotted the lake, supposedly radioactive. "Guys look! There's the lake!" I said.

"AHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!" Halyee's screams interupted my 'tour'. As I saw her and her capsule plummeting towards the lake. THE RADIO ACTIVE LAKE! I gasped zooming down to try and help Haylee, when it hit me. These capsule would rotect us from turning into mutants! I let out a sigh of relif.

"Guys! She'll be O.k I think, the capsules are strong enough to protect her."

"You're right madz!" Haylee replied "I'm completeley fine!! Hey?! What's that?! It's like a. . .. crrrrrreeeeeeeeaaaakkkk"

"Haylee??!! We're losing you, Haylee!!??" I screamed.

I was about to start crying (seeing as Haylee was one of my best friends) when I heard a zzzzzzzzooooooooooommmmmmm. As Haylee's capsule flew back out of the water.

"Haylee!! Your O.K!!" Kim gasped.

We all flew back to the mountain repeating how worried we were and how glad we were that she was O.k. When we got back in the ship we all had pretty cheesy group hug.

"Oh Haylee! I was so worried!' I assured her.

"Yeah we were like, 'where's Haylee!!!'" Kieran said.

"So what happened down there!" Dilshen asked.

"Well, at first I panicked, I'm not so good at controling the capsules. So I screamed. But my speaker wasn't working, then I discovered that I forgot to turn it on again. I turned it on just as Madz said that the capsule would protect me, I agreed, and then I saw a little amulet like Dilshen's and Kieran's, except an anklet one, so I used hook above my capsule, and grabbed it and tried to bring it in my capsule, but I couldn't, it was stuck, so I went deeper, and it turned out as I got deeper, the signal crackled more, so I couldn't hear you, I wriggled it loose, and came back up. " Haylee finished.

"Wow!" Kim said. "I just noticed that all of your amulets have a different shape in the middle."

"I wanna find an amulet." Me and Kim moaned in unison.

"Lets go and try to find one for you guys!" Kieran proposed. I have a feeling these are more valuble than they seem!" He finished.

"O.k! Lets go!" Haylee yelled.

"Be careful!" I warned. As we flew out to find two more amulets.

I pressed the lever forward, and flew towards the rest of my group.

"Hey! Guys, maybe there's one over on that little island!" I claimed.

"I'll go see!!" Haylee said, flying towards it.

"Haylee!!! Be carefu. . . . ." I said as Haylee tumbled towards the sea.

"NOOOOOOOOO!!!" Kim screamed.

We all flew down towards the beach, and got out of our capsules to start searching to see if we could spot Haylee.

"HAAAAAYYLEEEEEE!!!!" I screamed, looking into the depths of the ocean.

"Some one has to go and save her!!!" Kieran exclaimed.

"I will!" I said.

So with that, I strapped myself into my capsule, pushed the lever forward and dove into the ocean after Haylee.


I tumbled and turned suddenly, realising I was stuck in a whirlpool
I felt my mind spin, as I spun through the water. BOOOOMMPPPPHHFF!!
I suddenly banged against the bottom of the ocean floor, controlling my capsule towards a big cave like thing to my left. I have to admit it felt kind of peaceful gliding through the water in the capsule. I reached the cave and realised that it was one of those caves with no water in, kind of like and air bubble cave. I stepped out of my capsule, and heard a rather large bang from around the corner of the cave, I grabbed a stick and shivered towards the sound, and was about to 'strike', when I saw . . . HAYLEE!!!!!

"Haylee!" I screamed.

"Maddiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii!!" Haylee screamed back.

I gave her a hug, and we walked towards our capsules. We were about to step in when we heard a huge bang, and the room shook.

"Haylee?! Look over there! " I exclaimed.

I had noticed an uncanny crack in the wall. I walked over to it.

"Look! This looks like it's been put there deliberatly!" I said as I rubbed my finger over it. Suddenly a little cubby hole appeared in front of me, I gasped and stepped back.

"Wow!!!" Haylee gasped.

There was a little clump of flowers, yellow with a green middle, and a purple stalk. Lying on top of the flowers was a brown box with strange carvings on it.

"Hey . . ." I said picking up the box.

The room suddenly shook, causing the door to slowly start shutting.

"Haylee!" I yelled. She nodded and sprinted with me towards the capsules, we jumped in them, me still grasping he strange box, and flew out of the cave in the nick of time.


" We *puff* found *puff* these." I said exhaustively, handing the box to Dilshen.

"Yes, this is weird." Kim exclaimed.

"Open *puff* it!" Haylee said.

"O.K" Kieran said obediently unlatching it, and staring into it with wonder.

"What *puff*" I demanded.

"There are 5 very valuable jewels in here!" Dilshen replied.

"Cool!*puff*" Haylee replied.

"We better get you back!" Kieran claimed. "You guys are looking pale!"

"O *puff* K " I replied.

And with that, we flew back home, and while the rest of my group ate, Haylee and I, went to sleep, I felt like I was about to spew up. Not a good end to a good day.

Day 4


I woke up later than usual, I noticed, while looking at my reflection, that I needed a shower, clean clothes, and maybe even a bit of lip gloss, or shampoo.And an urgent hairdresser! I chuckled, knowing that my appearance wasn't exactly the most important thing right now. Considering our, low supply of food, and warmth.

I walked over to my bag, picked out my secret strawberry flavoured lip balm, I had not told my teacher about (We were only allowed to bring ten items) and applied it. Using my hands to detangle my hair into a slightly more live-with-able hairstyle, if that makes sense. I then used the bottom of my top to wash my face, and sighed, smiling at the new reflection.

After waking up my group, eating some spaghetti, and kind of, cleaning the rest of our 'spaceship'. We sat and waited for Marek and his group to appear. We sat and talked about trying to fly this spaceship back home, and what we were going to do once we got there. I was about to talk about figuring out that weird storm, when we heard a large series of knock on our door. I pressed a the button to make the screens come out, and we all saw Marek and his group standing outside dragging their three backpacks. I opened the door, and we greeted Marek, Jordan, Asser, and Ben.

"How are you guys?" I asked.
"Alright" Jordan replied.
"So, yeah." Marek said.

I turned to my group and whispered.
"We need to get rid of them. We know they're O.k now , they'll want our supplies, and there's a lot more people if they join us."

"So . . . ." I started. "You know there's this other cabin over by the big mountain. It has basically the same as our spaceship except it's smaller, and there's only four of you. You could move there!" I tricked.

"Cool! O.K. Thanks!!" And with that, they walked off.

"I feel sooooooo bad." I cried.

"Don't worry, you had a point there!" Dilshen assured.


I jumped with fright as I heard one of the capsules start up. I turned around to see Kim flying unsteadily in one of them.

"KIIIIIIIM!" We yelled, as she flew out of the door, and into the 'unknown'.


We waited.

We waited.

We waited.

And after about 4 hours, Kim flew back into the spaceship, looking scared.

"Kim! What were you thinking??!!" I scolded.

"I wanted a turn on one of these. Now do you want me to tell you what I discovered or not?"

We nodded and listened.

"Well, I flew around and tried to fly out of the island, but I couldn't, kind of like a forcefield around the island, so I flew really low, and there was like a gap, in the forcefield, so I flew out, and the outside of the island was all, rotten and gross, like I can't explain it, there was no sun, stars, moon, anything. I panicked, and flew back in." Kim finished.

"So, theres like a forcefield around Matainui, protecting us from the pollution outside. Maybe it was put there bye these aliens?" Haylee queried.

"Yes!!" I yelled.

"So, the aliens are kind of good." Kieran claimed.

"Either that, or there are some good and some bad." Dilshen said.

"So, did we go forward in time?" I asked.

"Maybe." Kim replied "Maybe"


The day has gone so fast. I thought to myself. This island is more than it seems. We need to figure out the secrets of this island . I thought. As I closed my eyes and thought again, how fast the day had gone.

Sunday, November 22, 2009

Day Three.


I woke to silence, puzzled, Why would there be silence? The noise of the birds the day before, I thought for sure that I would have been able to hear it. I frowned, as I looked at my watch and realised that it was only just 1:05AM. I sighed. Feeling my eyelids flutter. When I heard a small vibration, and felt a small glow stretch across my face. I froze, and went across to wake up Kim. "Kim!!! Look!" I said. I pointed to the pinkish purplish glow, that seemed to be oozing out of the walls. "What is it?" Kim asked. "I don't know, we should ask the rest of the group!!" I exclaimed. "O.k" I agreed.

We woke up the rest of our group, and we walked over to the walls of our room we were staying in. I wiped away some of the crust, and it revealed a clear kind of glass, that seemed to be glowing. "Wow! You guys over here look!" I yelled.

"SSSHHHHH!!! People are trying to sleep!"

"Ha ha!" I sarcastically replied.

"Wow!" My group agreed.

After about 20 minutes, we had exposed all of our room, it was all glowing!!

4:00 AM

"WOW!!!! IT'S LIKE A SPACESHIP!!!" I exclaimed.

"But where are all of the 'control panels'?" Haylee asked.

"Try to find a button" Dilshen yelled.

we all searched around for ages, but couldn't find anything.

"Hey you guys over here!" Kieran yelled. "what's this?" He was standing next to the fire place. There seemed to be a small button at the back of it. "I'll push it!!"

"No!! Kim! Don..."

I was interrupted by the sudden shaking of the room. I looked around to see that the walls were sliding out to reveal . . . . . . . CONTROL PANELS!!!!!


I fainted.

10:00 AM

I woke to a cold icy feeling.

"UGHGH *cough* Who *cough* splashed water on me!!" I spluttered.

"Sorry, but you fainted!!!" Replied Haylee.

"O.k then." I replied.

I took another look at the "alien spaceship"

"So, we SHOULD live here!! We could like, learn how to control this and fly back home!"

"What will all of the other groups do?"

"We'll come back for them!!" I assured Kim.

So with that, we started pushing as many buttons as possible. When suddenly a chamber appeared out of the wall. I walked in to it, and saw five capsule-like machines. "Hey, look! This seems like a keyboard!" I yelled, "There's an imprint of some sort on this."

It was a long bony imprint of a hand. . . . . But something was wrong with the hand . . . IT ONLY HAD THREE FINGERS AND A THUMB!!

I scampered backwards bumping into Dilshen and causing everyone to fall over. "Look! There's an imprint of an alien hand!!" I screamed to my group.

"So THAT'S how we control this. We obviously can't control it with human hands, what about alien ones!!!"

"How will we get them??" Kim asked

"I don't know" Replied Haylee

"I do." I stuttered "But I don't like the sound of my idea."



"Don't moan, this was your idea!" Kieran repiled.

"Yeah, but why did Dilshen get to stay behind?" I cried.

"someone has to guard the ship." Kieran said.

" I don't exactly want to go back to that cave either." Haylee moaned

"Well, that's the only way we can find an alien hand!! You said that there were bones in there! So we can go in, and collect one to use on the control panel!" Kim Reasoned.

"I know, but EWWW. EWW. EWWW. EWWWWWWWW!!" I replied.

As we walked through the tunnel of doom, which is what it felt, and smelt like. I started to feel more and more . . . how would you say it. . . Wrong?

We reached the cave and we looked around for a full 12 minutes until we could find a decent hand, that had four fingers. We trekked back through the slimy,dark tunnel. With me EEEWWWing close behind. Once we had reached the space ship again we were about to turn to Dilshen when we realised that he was nowhere to be seen. We all started yelling out Dilshen's name, as you usually do when your searching for someone.

I walked over to the chamber we just found "Hey you guys! One of the capsules are missing!!" I gasped. It was then that I noticed that there was another long line of five capsules behind these ones, they were different from these ones, they had alien indents, for aliens to fit into, they were smaller, but still had the same four fingered hands. Wow! These are like, the perfect shape for me and Kim! They're tiny!" I grinned.

"No time to worry about that! Where's Dilshen??!!" Kim worried.

"Well, peice two and two together! Dilshen's missing, and so is one of the capsule thingys! Either he flew the capsule somewhere, or the aliens came back and flew away with him!"

'They couldn't have flewn away with him, because only one person can fit in those capsules, and even if there were aliens, wouldn't we have seen them coming through the tunnel?! This spaceship's obviously been abanoned by all aliens, or "cleared" of them." Haylee said. I gulped.

"O.k so we have to go out and look for Dilshen." Kieran said.

"I really can't be bothered going back through that tunnel, or climbing out that small window, this spaceship MUST have a door. I'm going to look for it."

" Sure, but hurry! Dilshen may be in danger" Kim urged.

We went around trying to find some sort of button with a door symbol or something. I grinned, as I laid eyes on two big gold buttons containing pictures of the outside of our spaceship.

"Hey guys! This must be it!" I yelled. Without thinking I pushed the left button, and the room rumbled, and shook, a small opening revealed itself and in flew in one of the capsules containing a grinning Dilshen.


"You guys wanna hear the good news first, or the bad news?"

"Good" I urged, wanting to hear the positives first, as always.

"O.k so, while you were gone, I discovered that there were actually two types of capsules, one that I could easily fit in it without a skeleton thing. The other ones are a bit smaller, have weird indents, and need to use a alien hand to control them, Kim and Maddi can fit in them, because they're a bit shorter than us."

"Cool!" Haylee yelled.

"And the bad news?" Kieran asked

"Well, Marek , you know one of our class mates?' He's walking towards our space ship." Dilshen informed us.


"Well, I think I know what to do" I grinned. Walking over to the gold buttons, and pointing to the right one. "This button must open the door, because the left one opened the roof."

"don't push it, look!" Kim yelled, I looked towards the door to see two screens sliding out of the wall. They were showing Marek knockinr rapidly on the door.

"Should we let him in??" I puzzled.

"Yes, we should, he could be the only other room eightennian left apart from us, lets let him in!" Kim reasoned.

"O.k," I chose.

I pressed the button, smiling when the door opened, knowing my hypothesis about the door was right.


Marek yelled.

"Hi Marek, how are you. O.k that's kind of a lome thing to say, but yeah." I fumbled.

" Have you seen anyone else on the island?" Dilshen asked.

"Yeah heaps of people, well, I wouldn't say people"

"what do you mean?" Haylee asked.

" The water in that lake, it's radio active, heaps of people have walked in it, and are like, mutants."

"you mean like aliens?" Kieran asked.

"Yeah some, some are like, man eating trees and stuff, we almost got eaten by one on the way here, there's also, like silver people flying around."

We stood wide mouthed staring at him.

"I wanna fly!!" I joked.

swarms of laughter escaped from my group, and Marek.

"So are you with anyone else??" Kim asked.

"Yeah, Jordan, Ben, Me, Asser, "

"Oh, I'm glad they're O.k too!" I said

"Yeah" Kieran agreed.

"So, do you need anything?" Haylee asked.

"No, we're fine. We've got like three bags anyway. "

"We're fine too." I said.

"Bye, I'll bring my group up here to see you tomorrow!"

"Marek wai . . ."

I was too late, he was already running down he mountain.

"I always thought he was weird." Dilshen said.

We all laughed at his joke and sat down to a dinner of baked beans, and warm water.

"So should we get some sleep now, for tommorrow?" I asked. Looking down at my watch "It's 10:00 PM" I said staring out into the night.

"Sure" My group said.

And with that,. I lay down and slept with a smile on my face, knowing that most of our class was still safe, maybe not human, but safe. I also smiled because of the technology we were privilaged with, and I was almost certain, that we were going to be alright.