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Title :

Write a story with the title, ‘The dark mountain’

Essay type:

Narrative Writing

0500 22


Cambridge IGCSE

February March 2022

Once upon a time, deep in the heart of the forest, there stood a mountain known as the Dark Mountain. It was a place of mystery and legend, shrouded in mist and fog, and avoided by all who lived in the surrounding villages.

The villagers whispered that the mountain was cursed, and that anyone who dared to climb its rocky slopes would never return. They told tales of strange creatures that roamed its heights, and of a dark presence that lurked in the shadows, waiting to claim its next victim.

Despite the warnings, a young man named Jack was determined to conquer the Dark Mountain. He had grown tired of living in fear, and wanted to prove to himself and his village that the mountain was not as ominous as they believed.

One morning, Jack set out on his journey, armed with nothing but a small pack of supplies and his determination. As he ventured deeper into the forest, the trees grew taller and the air grew colder. He could feel the weight of the mountain looming ahead, and a shiver ran down his spine.

As he reached the base of the mountain, he saw that the rock was slick with moss and the path was narrow and treacherous. He knew that the climb would not be easy, but he pushed on, determined to reach the summit.

As Jack climbed higher and higher, the mist grew thicker and the air grew colder. He could hear strange noises in the darkness, and he felt as though he was being watched. But he refused to be deterred, and he pressed on, his heart pounding in his chest.

Finally, after hours of climbing, Jack reached the summit of the Dark Mountain. As he looked out over the forest below, he realized that the villagers had been right all along. The mountain was cursed, and he had been foolish to think that he could conquer it.

But as he turned to make his descent, he saw something that made his heart skip a beat. There, in the shadows, he saw a pair of glowing eyes. It was a creature unlike any he had ever seen before, and it seemed to be beckoning him to follow.

Without hesitation, Jack followed the creature deep into the heart of the mountain. There, he found a hidden cave, filled with a treasure trove of gold and jewels. The creature revealed itself to be a guardian of the mountain, and it had been testing Jack to see if he was worthy of the treasure.

Overjoyed and filled with gratitude, Jack returned to his village and shared his story. From that day forward, the villagers no longer feared the Dark Mountain, and they went to the mountain to seek their fortune. And Jack, the brave young man who had conquered the mountain, was hailed as a hero.

From that day on, the Dark Mountain was no longer seen as a cursed place, but as a source of prosperity and hope, and the villagers lived in peace and prosperity, thanks to Jack's bravery.

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