The forest was dark. Roxanne could only rely on her torchlight because the faint moonlight was insufficient to illuminate the path ahead of her.
She walked carefully inside the forest, not knowing where she was.
Roxanne only knew Estella was nowhere in sight thus far in her venture into the woods.
After sending Archie and Benny back to the hotel, she checked the messages in the WhatsApp group and noticed none of the other parents had seen Estella.
No one has yet to search the forest. This is the only place left. If Essie is really in here...
Roxanne felt more frightened the more she dwelled on that thought.
Even she was scared of being alone in that environment, not to mention Estella, who was just a little girl.
Essie would not have come inside here if it weren‘t for me.
At that thought, Roxanne gritted her teeth and hastened her steps. She must locate Estella as soon as possible.
Where are you?”
into the forest, hoping to receive any response from
after she shouted until her voice turned hoarse, her surroundings remained silent.
there were movements at a bush
She thought Estella was
she got closer, something jumped out from
on the verge of
look, she realized that it was just a wild rabbit. She let out a sigh of relief at
unknown whereabouts, her anxiety intensified, and she walked forward at a quicker
knowing where she had reached, Roxanne could
She wondered if
in her mind, she slowed down
pitiful condition with dirt all over her. She was crying hysterically to the point
the afternoon, intending to return to the botanical
halfway there, a snake suddenly appeared beside the road. Overwhelmed by fear and
had already arrived in the deeper part of the
she failed to find her way out.
accidentally fell into