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Our Happy Times

We thought he was a good person,[full stop] we believed in him, but he was using us to benefit himself all along. Now, look what he has done to us, making us hide from everyone for the rest of our lives. We were once humans. We once experienced many emotions, happiness, sadness, anger, fear, and even worry. But now, there's only caution, and thinking twice before acting.


It all started a few years ago. I was raised in an orphanage along with my little sister Emily,[full stop] she was three years old at that time, and I was six years old. So we never know who our birth parents were. The orphanage said they found us lying near the entrance on a stormy night.


I've been around here a while now, and it's fun. The kids in the orphanage would usually invite me to hang out with them. But, of course, I always asked the orphanage owner to look after Emily to ensure her safety while I'm away. Emily is the last member of my family. She is everything to me. I would die to keep her safe in one piece.


We both enjoyed our lives in the orphanage until one day, a man came in and asked for adoption. Surprisingly, he chose Emily and me. After filling in the paperwork, we both got in his car, and he drove us back to his mansion. We happened to know that the man who adopted us was called Franklin Jones, and he recently adopted another pair of siblings, Nicolas Jeffery and his younger brother Edge Jeffery. We both arrived at his mansion, which was somewhere on the outskirts of the town. We got along with the other siblings. I found Nicolas very cool. We usually talked to each other about our favorite television shows while our siblings were busy playing with the toys that Franklin bought for them.


Although I'm more curious about Franklin, he's a mysterious man, and there's little to know about him when I asked him why he lives alone on the outskirts. Of the town? Why can't we go to school like the other kids? Franklin told us that he moved to the outskirts so he could live a quiet life without hearing any noises that people would make outside of the town daily, and for why we couldn't go to school is because he already had other ways to educate us, but it's not the time yet. When I asked him what he was before adopting us, he replied he is a scientist who works for the government.


Nicolas and I are both curious about Franklin's former job, we wanted to know more of what progress he made during his time still being a scientist, but whenever any of us tries to ask him, he always ignored and change the topic. We seriously have no idea why he doesn't want to talk about himself. But we didn't care much about it, because we have the best time of our lives.


A few years later, Emily and Edge are now ten years old. Nicolas and I turned thirteen. Franklin told us he has a present for us down in the basement and asked us to come with him. So we follow him down the stairs into the dark basement. Our siblings are talking to each other, guessing what could be awaiting us down there. I don't know why he wanted us to go down such a dark place like this, but maybe it's because this is part of the surprise. I am also thoughted about what surprise he had for us too.


When we finally reach the bottom of the basement, Franklin turned on the lights, and what awaits all of us wasn't what we were expecting. Right in front of our eyes are four beds, and beside them are surgery tools. Before realizing what was happening, I suddenly fell to the ground, and my vision began to blur before blacking out.


I woke up to find that Nicolas, his brother, and my sister were all strap on the four beds with belts. We saw Franklin walking towards us while wearing his scientist outfit. I asked him how is this possible? Didn't Franklin say being a scientist was his former job? Franklin replied with an evil laugh.


"Former job? FORMER JOB?! Did you think someone like me, a great scientist who is smarter than anyone, would easily quit his job? Oh no, Jackle, this is why I look down on humanity. You know what, Jackle? When I was still young, I find it bullshit to see humans having unlimited potentials; I see the people around me to be primitive and found it painful to live among these animals. At age 24, I resolved to make humanity evolve further and create a world suitable for me. Over the next few years, I used my intelligence to make various contributions to the world. However, despite all the praise I received for my succession, no one would approve of my ideas to artificially evolve human beings through man-made mutations." said Franklin.


It took me time to think, but I then realized an inhuman meaning behind those words. Franklin is someone who looks down on humanity because he believes he is more intelligent than them. From what I know, he's about to do something terrible to us. Franklin steps forward with a surgery knife and with his last words.


"It's time for the experiment," said Franklin.


He immediately starts to cut open all of our stomachs and bisecting our hands and legs. We could feel the pain. All of us were crying for help and hoping for it to stop. Still, no matter how hard we try to resist, we couldn't move, it was endless torture, before all of a sudden, my vision began to blur, that's when I know I'm dying, but before that, I saw Franklin taking out a red stone and head towards me.


It was dark. Am I dead? Is this Heaven? Why is it so dark? Wait, what is that shining light? I slowly opened my eyes and find myself still strap on the table, but Franklin is nowhere to be seen. I looked over to see my sister is still all right. However, I was shocked. What the hell did Franklin do you her?! I tried to break free, and I did. I got up and run over to her and check on her condition. Thank god, she was still all right. There were no injuries. I sigh in relief before going over and check Nicolas. Oh my god, I didn't know what to say when I saw him and his brother lying unconscious.


I was frozen in fear when I see their faces. I almost puked. It's hard even to call them humans anymore. Nicolas and his little brother's skin color were turned entirely dark grey. They were found to have jagged mouths, with long sharp pointy teeth and razor-sharp black nails, which I assume must be their claws now. What the hell did Franklin do to them? That's what I have in mind. Before I could even walk over and inspect them, Nicolas suddenly opened his eyes and got up. He roared in anger and tried to break free of himself.


He got out of the table and began to roar at me, shouting about where Franklin is. I just stayed silent and slowly back off before he stopped and noticed me.


"Huh, who are you?" he asked in a furious look while backing off.


I told him that it was me, his adoptive sibling. He slowly calmed down and asked whether if I saw Franklin, I shook my head, he turned around to see Edge lying unconscious. He runs over and checks his condition, hoping that Edge is alive, and thank god, he is fine. While Nicolas breaks free of his younger sibling, I notice a newspaper on the table right beside me. I walked over and looked at it before calling over for Nicolas to come and check.


"What's that you found?" he asked.


He walked over and saw some documents that I found left on the table. We began to look through a few papers he had during his research, and to our surprise, we couldn't believe it. It turns out we were in a state of coma for five months. While we're at it, Dr. Franklin did a few experiments on our bodies.

Document 1: Project UTLMF - Day-01:


The subject had developed a super regeneration that can heal from everything. The test has been proven through being shot multiple times, bisected limbs, and even dismembering body parts. Yet, incredibly, they can develop such a higher degree of healing factor.


Document 2: Project UTLMF - Day-02:


After the experimentation of Day-01, subjects have shown to develop impenetrable skin towards the previous threats used on them. Today, the knives and bullets are utterly useless against them. It would've appears like they are starting to develop a kind of adaptation capability that would constantly adapt to anything the moment they have regenerated.


There may be possibilities of the adaptation supporting them in developing newfound powers such as flying, teleportation, or perhaps the ability to manipulate energy.


As such, I can now presume that there's a slight chance they would have superior strength, speed, agility, and endurance that will rapidly evolve until they overcome the threat entirely.


Document 3: Project UTLMF - Day-03:


I.Q. test scans have proven that their intelligence began to increase vastly fast, their mental condition is starting to grow stronger than that of normal human beings.


Document 4: Project UTLMF - Day-04:


The subjects have display genetic D.N.As that'll support them in having a kind of decelerated aging, in which they would age slower than any other species. So the older they grew, the slower they age.


Document 5: Project UTLMF - Day-05:


The subjects begin to experience a transformation. Subjects 3 and 4 share a significant mutation. The mutation made them suffer a change of skin color, and their facial features were deformed. In addition, they show off signs of developing sharp abnormal teeth, and claws.


Genetic D.N.A, blood samples, and body testing have shown many changes in their physiology. Their physiology now allows them to detect all sorts of threats across the environments and help them develop immune systems to overcome the threats. Potentially, they would be the first of all species to create a robust immune system towards discovered and undiscovered threats.


Although it has proven that their physiology couldn't sustain against drugs, they have died several times because of it, but they came back to life for some reason.


This explains that the mutation cannot develop immunities for artificial substances, and it may seem that it was because their bodies can't quickly detect these types of things unless it's used on them.


Document 6: Project UTLMF - Day-06:


After months of being in a coma, they have finally awakened. I have drugged them with a syndrome, their minds will now experience phases, they will be driven into a state of being dull for a long period of time, afterward, they will lose half of the memories of the past events they've experienced, and finally, I shall lie to them that I have no clue of why they have superpowers.


Document 7: Project UTLMF - Day-07:


Today, I ran another test on them, and I discovered that subjects 1 and 2 could fly at high speeds. They were shown to have superhuman physical capabilities that rapidly evolve as my expectations.


Document 8: Project UTLMF - Day-08:

Subjects 3 and 4 have developed an ability to form some kind of reactive dermal armor made out from a strange type of metal. The armor so far is shown to be unbreakable as it constantly adapts to all the threats that are used on them..

Subjects 1 and 2 began to develop the ability to control some form of red energy, which the two have shown to create and shape energy to their own will. Experiments have confirmed they can generate energies in any part of their bodies at any moment.

Document 09: Project UTLMF - Day-09:

Subjects 1 to 4 are shown to have changes in their context. After their awakening, subjects 2 and 3, the younger siblings began to feel more joy and always seem to help strangers and individuals they never met or knew. They display signs of being extremely naive, but at the same time highly-intelligent, and serious towards their brothers because of their self-destructive tendencies.

Subjects 1 and 3, on the other hand, are cautious and stingy, always learning their surroundings. However, they never actually reveal this side towards their siblings

Subjects 1 and 3 show off signs of being extremely irresponsible, and they behave immaturely towards their younger siblings. It seems like they don't like making their siblings feeling worried about them. Yes, I did allow them to interact with a few kids in the nearby town. It's, of course, for the greater good also. It's also a good thing that I didn't tell them to reveal their powers in public.

It appears like the experiment must've somehow caused a change in the kids. The older siblings have opposite personalities from the younger.

The older siblings have shown to be quite the master of hiding their feelings and thoughts away from their younger siblings. Which makes them sort of like both a lying detector and a master of lying. This confirms that Subjects 1 and 3 deeply care for Subjects 2 and 3 to the point where they would act normal so Subjects 2 and 3 would be less worry about their conditions.


Document 10: Project UTLMF - Day-10:


After another month of researching the capabilities of the subject, I've decided that it's time for us to re-evolve the subjects. They need to reach their full potential. They must overcome anything and everything, and signs of still being affected by something results in total failure. I shall once again use the power of that stone which god gave me.


As the process of re-written their genetics has proven to be a success. They have now developed a top physical and mental condition. Their entire process of slowly aging has become vastly superior to the former ones.


There are many more, but we decided to stop reading and focused on the main issue. We then found his diary left beside the documents, we take a look, and that's when we unfold all of the questions we've been waiting for over the past years.

We came to know that Franklin is a former member of the government agency. He worked as part of a researching facility and also the head scientist of the research group. He was a successful man who earned all the praise from the organization for his intelligence and outstanding leadership.

However, Franklin's desire causes him to be obsessed with human evolution. It was always Franklin's childhood dream. He was obsessed with creating a real-life superior lifeform. The government denied it since the project was too risky, yet it's hard to bring something that the world considers as fictional to be real, and this is against humanity.

Franklin was enraged from hearing their response and eventually quit his job while isolating himself from society. This explains why he lived on the outskirts of the town. It's because he looks down on humans for their "cowardice" from not supporting his ideas, and it is because he believes in him being "smarter than" humans.

We now know the purpose of why Franklin adopted the four of us. He took the four of us in wasn't because he wants child adoption, its because he was using us as his resources and evidence to show the world that he had created an actual ultimate life form. We thoughted he was a good man, a father figure we could look up to, but now, he is no ordinary man. He is a heartless psycho that only cares for himself. A delusional mad scientist who is obsessed with his creation, experiments, and this twisted project he's proceeding with. Of course, the reason why we are now awake is that Franklin forgot that our adaptation powers would also evolve, which had caused us to develop an immune system towards the syndrome that brought us into a coma.


Just then, we heard the door of the basement open. We immediately hid behind the stairs and waited for Franklin to come down. When he comes, we could see that he has a shocking reaction to find that we were gone, and only our younger siblings are left behind. When he is about to turn around, Nicolas rushed forward and bit off his head. Then, he grabbed Edge and told me to get Emily so they could all escape from this hell hole.


After we exit the mansion, while we were walking in the middle of the road, Nicolas turned around and asked me where are we heading?


I told him that we should probably head elsewhere other than the town where we murdered Franklin. One thing for sure, I'm not looking for a home that is deep in the woods. I told Nicolas perhaps we should be heading to a big and wide city because our siblings are afraid of the dark and stormy nights.


He nodded in agreement. As we all left, I looked at him and asked Nicolas how Franklin's head tasted like?


"It's pretty delicious, although I didn't know why," he said.


I just stayed silent and wondered what will our lives even be like now? But now, one thing for sure, we must always think before we could trust someone.

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ChristianWallis (talk) 10:39, 8 July 2021 (UTC)

We thought he was a good person,[full stop] we believed in him, but he was using us to benefit himself all along. Now, look what has he did [he has done] to us, making us hiding [hide] from everyone for the rest of our lives. We were once humans. We once experienced many emotions, happiness, sadness, anger, fear, and even worry. But now, there's only cautious [caution], strict, and think[ing] twice before acting.


It all started a few years ago. I was raised in an orphanage along with my little sister Emily,[full stop] she was three years old at that time, and I was six years old. So we never know who our birth parents were. The orphanage had said they found us lying near the entrance door when it was [on] a stormy night outside [is it ever stormy inside?].


I've been around here a while now, and it's fun. The kids in the orphanage would usually invite me to hang out with them. But, of course, I always asked the orphanage owner to look after Emily to ensure her safety while I'm [I was] away. Emily is the last member of my family. She is everything to me. I would die to keep her safe in one piece.


We both enjoy[ed] our lives in the orphanage until one day, a man came in and asked for adoption. Surprisingly, he chooses [chose] Emily and me. After filling in the paperwork, we both got in his car, and he drove us back to his mansion. We happen[ed] to know that the man who adopted us [was called] names Franklin Jones, and he recently adopted another pair of siblings, Nicolas Jeffery and his younger brother Edge Jeffery. We both arrive[d] at his mansion, which is [was] somewhere on the outskirts of the town. We did get [got] along with the other siblings. I find [found] Nicolas very cool. We usually talk[ed] to each other about our favorite television shows while our siblings are [were] busy playing with the toys that Franklin bought for them.

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Tense – this is the main issue. You keep flicking between present and past tense. I’ve corrected what I’ve found but you need to pay careful attention when writing to keep everything in a single frame of reference. You start in past tense, so you need to stick to past tense.

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