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Title :

Write a narrative which includes the words, ‘... all the screens went blank ...’.

Essay type:

Narrative Writing

0500 22


Cambridge IGCSE

October/November 2019

It was a normal Wednesday morning, just like any other. The streets were bustling with people going about their daily routines, the sun was shining, and the birds were singing. But as I walked into the office, something felt off. The usually bustling energy was replaced with a sense of unease and confusion.

As I approached my desk, I noticed that all of my colleagues were crowded around the TV screen in the break room. Curious, I made my way over to see what was going on. But before I could even get a glimpse of the screen, someone turned to me and said, "You're not going to believe this, but all the screens just went blank."

I was skeptical at first, thinking it must be some sort of technical glitch. But as I looked around the room, I saw that it was not just our office, but every single screen in the building had gone dark. The phones stopped ringing, the computers shut off, and all communication was lost. Panic began to set in as everyone tried to figure out what was happening.

I couldn't shake the feeling that this was something more sinister than just a power outage. My mind raced with thoughts of cyber attacks and government takeovers. I tried to call my family, but my phone was dead. I felt trapped, unable to reach the outside world and unsure of what was happening.

As the hours passed, and the screens remained blank, the tension in the office grew. People were starting to lose their cool and the once orderly office was now in chaos. I knew I had to do something, and I couldn't just sit idly by and wait for things to return to normal.

I gathered a group of my colleagues and we set out to find answers. We searched for any sign of life, any indication of what was happening. But all we found were more blank screens and empty streets.

Just as we were about to give up hope, we stumbled upon a small radio station that was still broadcasting. They explained that a massive solar flare had taken out all electronic communication and power. The world was in a state of emergency, and it would take months for things to return to normal.

Hearing this news was a relief, but it also meant that we had a long road ahead. We knew we had to pull together and work as a team to get through this crisis. And as I looked around at my colleagues, I knew we would make it through this together.

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