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Choose Your Own Story: Tony the Phony and The Cursed Mansion

Choose Your Own Story: Tony the Phony and The Cursed Mansion

Today’s post is part of a Choose Your Own Story written and hosted by T. Isenhoff and M. Isenhoff on their Storyboys blog. T. is in 3rd grade, and M. is in 6th grade. This story was their winter homeschool project. Travel over to their blog to start at the beginning. Have fun!






“Open the metal one!” Ed screamed.

Tony pulled the handle. It wasn’t locked. They rushed inside and found a set of dank stone steps leading down into darkness. “I’m not going down there!” Ed said.

The zombie crashed through the door behind them. Ed yelped and fled down the stairs.

At the bottom, a long hallway stretched out before them with sturdy wooden doors set all along its length. The floor was stone. The wall dripped with water. And each door had a barred window.

The zombie chased them down the length of the hallway. The last door was open. Tony and Ed rushed inside and flung the door closed behind them. The zombie grabbed the bars, growling and slobbering outside, but the door held.

Eventually the monster grew tired and left. Ed and Tony sagged against the clammy stone wall. “That was close!” Tony said.

“Yeah,” Ed agreed. “Let’s get out of here.”

Tony tried the door, but it wouldn’t budge. They were trapped deep beneath Cursed Mansion. No one heard their screams, and the football season started without Tony. They were never heard from again.

The End


  1. TONY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!NOOOOOOOO….

    Great job. Cool story. But what an ending! WOWEEEEE.

  2. Thanks so much for participating, Rachel! I’ve got a few broken links elsewhere I’m working to fix. Hopefully we’ll be fully operational soon. Then I’ll promote this thing like crazy. Appreciate your help! :)

  3. Some ending! This is a great story! :D

  4. Yikes! Adventures can be dangerous. Great story- lots of fun! :)

  5. Hahahahaha! I love this ending, too! Football season started without them! Very funny line. They were never heard from again! Yikes!


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