With a devilish grin on my face, I reached for the chilli powder in the cupboard and sprinkled about 200g of the chilli on the pizza I just microwaved. Very slowly, I carried the plate of pizza to the dining table where Mom was sitting at the dining table, eagerly looking at the pizza I put chilli on. Trying to keep a grin of my face, I put the plate down on the table and left the dining room without another word to get my pizza.
As quickly as possible, I grabbed my pizza on the plate and began munching on it as I wondered into the dining room, where Mom was sitting the pizza mid-air in her hand. “Eat it” I urged inside my head. “Eat it!”
Suddenly, as if she was reading my mind, she began to chew it very slowly. To my delight, her face turned a roasting red, making me snort with laughter.
“What the?!” were my Mom’s last words, as to my horror and surprise she began to fade and grow transparent. Abruptly, I stopped snorting with laughter and heard other children screaming in horror at the disappearance of their parents. This was NOT natural. Parents couldn’t fade away like that, I’m sure of it! “Somebody is obviously up to something.” I thought.
TO BE CONTINUED....