The Backrooms Keeper

Follows the journey of Liam, a young man who, after enduring a lifetime of loneliness and torment, discovers he possesses extraordinary powers granting him control over the backrooms, how will he use this newfound power. nothing except the MC and some random side characters are mine Dont expect consistent chapters this is just for fun, so if you have ideas just put them in comments and we shall see how it goes ps don’t waste power stones on this, use them on other novels that are updated regularly that you enjoy. I’m not here for the stones

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Chapter 2: Shadows of Suffering

The next morning dawned with a heavy sense of foreboding for Liam. As he made his way to school, a familiar knot of anxiety coiled in the pit of his stomach, the weight of the previous day's torment still fresh in his mind. Despite his best efforts to steel himself against the cruelty of his classmates, Liam couldn't shake the feeling of impending doom that hung in the air like a shroud.

As he stepped through the doors of the school, Liam braced himself for the onslaught of ridicule that awaited him. But nothing could have prepared him for what was to come. From the moment he entered the classroom, he was met with a chorus of jeers and taunts, the other students' laughter ringing in his ears like a symphony of malice.

The bullying had escalated to new heights, the insults growing more vicious and the mockery more relentless with each passing moment. Liam tried to retreat into himself, to block out the cruel words and mocking laughter, but it was no use. The torment seemed to follow him wherever he went, a shadow that clung to him like a curse.

As Liam entered the school hallway, he was immediately met with a barrage of taunts and jeers from a group of his tormentors.

"Hey, look who it is! It's Liam, the loser with the weird hair!" one of them sneered, eliciting laughter from the others.

Liam clenched his jaw, trying to ignore them as he made his way to his locker. But the insults kept coming, each one cutting deeper than the last.

"Did you forget to comb your hair again, Liam? Or are you trying to start a new fashion trend?"

"Yeah, maybe he's auditioning for a role in a horror movie! With a face like that, he'd fit right in!"

Liam felt his fists balling at his sides, the anger simmering beneath the surface. But he knew that retaliating would only make things worse. So, he gritted his teeth and tried to block out their cruel words, focusing instead on the task at hand.

But they weren't finished yet.

"Hey, Liam, I heard your mom works three jobs just to afford your lunch money. Must suck to be poor, huh?"

The words hit Liam like a physical blow, a wave of shame washing over him. He felt his cheeks burning with humiliation, his heart heavy with the weight of their scorn.

He tried to keep his head down, to avoid drawing any more attention to himself. But the bullies weren't satisfied with just words.

One of them, a burly jock named Brad, stepped forward, blocking Liam's path with a menacing grin.

"What's the matter, Liam? Cat got your tongue?" he sneered, shoving Liam roughly against the lockers.

Liam stumbled backward, his books scattering across the floor. He felt a surge of anger rising within him, a burning desire to fight back against his tormentors.

But he knew that he was no match for them, not physically at least. So, he swallowed his pride and forced himself to endure their abuse, praying for the bell to ring and end his suffering.

But as the minutes dragged on, Liam couldn't help but wonder how much more he could take before he finally reached his breaking point.

The bell finally rang, signaling the end of the torment for the moment. Liam hastily gathered his scattered books and fled the hallway, seeking refuge in the anonymity of the crowded classroom.

As he sank into his seat, Liam tried to focus on the lesson at hand, but the echoes of the bullying still rang in his ears, a constant reminder of his torment. He could feel the stares of his classmates burning into him, their whispers like daggers aimed at his heart.

The rest of the day passed in a blur of misery, each passing moment only serving to reinforce Liam's sense of isolation and despair. By the time the final bell rang, he felt utterly defeated, his spirit crushed beneath the weight of his tormentors' cruelty.

As he trudged home, Liam couldn't shake the feeling of emptiness that gnawed at him from within. He longed for an escape, a way to break free from the cycle of abuse that seemed to have consumed his life.

But as he reached his doorstep and stepped inside, Liam knew that there was no easy way out. He would have to find the strength within himself to endure, to keep fighting for a better tomorrow, no matter how bleak the present might seem.

With a heavy heart, Liam retreated to his room, seeking solace in the familiar embrace of solitude. As he lay in bed, staring up at the ceiling, he made a silent vow to himself. He would not let his tormentors break him. He would rise above their cruelty and forge a path towards a brighter future, no matter how difficult the journey might be.

And as sleep claimed him, Liam clung to that promise like a lifeline, holding on to the hope that one day, he would find the peace and acceptance he so desperately craved.

As Liam drifted into a fitful sleep, the darkness of the night seemed to seep into his very being, wrapping him in its cold embrace. His dreams were plagued by visions of shadowy figures lurking in the corners, their whispers echoing in the recesses of his mind.

But amidst the darkness, there was a glimmer of something else, something ethereal and otherworldly. As Liam slept, he felt a strange sensation wash over him, as if he were being pulled towards some unseen force, drawing him into the depths of the unknown.

In his dreams, he found himself standing in a vast, endless expanse of darkness, the air thick with the scent of must and decay. Strange shapes loomed in the shadows, their forms shifting and twisting in the darkness.

And then, he saw it. A doorway, standing alone in the void, its surface pulsing with an otherworldly energy. As Liam approached, he felt a strange compulsion to reach out and touch it, to step through and discover what lay beyond.

Chapter 2, let me know what you think, i know its a lot of repetitiveness but bear with me

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