When Agnes looked down and saw the box on her doorstep, she opened her mouth to scream “Leave me alone,” but her soundless scream went unheard. She tried looking away but the box had her in thrall and wouldn’t let go.
The box radiated evil. Agnes had no choice. Evil or not, she had to open that box, but her arms hung limp at her sides, afraid to move.
— The End —
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