Complete the story (Day 2). I have almost written the story of day two, but I need a twist and climax at the end. John woke up to realize that his summer vacation had begun. He got off his bed and went for breakfast. He was wondering how to spend his holidays when his mother reminded him to finish his breakfast fast!! Soon the doorbell rang and yes!! His friends were there. They all proceeded towards the playground to play football. It was an awesome match and had never finishing rounds. It stretched till evening. The sun was about to set. “Hey friends, let’s end the match!!” Said John. Mom must be furious today, he thought. While going home they passed a rubble house. Quite strange and eerie, but John wanted to explore the house before anyone stops. Few steps and he would be near to a house where he smelt a kind of adventure. OMG!! The house was completely in bad shape and nothing was visible. ”I am a fool to expect anything from this.” he grumbled. “Let me go out or I will have to face the adventure at my home!!!” he said to himself. But God had some other plan for him, while moving out from broken floor and fallenthings his legs got tangled in something and a HUGE sound of his falling flat on the floor was echoed. He got up frowning on his foolish thought to leave friends and stay behind as he was now scared, too. But his eye caught up into a big black leather thing. It was not a leather but a big diary. He picked it up curiously and looked here and there, “Well I think it’s not wrong to pick something which has no owner,” he thought and without any guilt came out of the house and rushed to his home. “Mom, I am back. I will not watch TV as I have wasted my time today…am going to my room to study, would you please call me for dinner when ready?” He went inside and locked the door. And he was imagining so many things as he expected the Diary to be useful for something interesting. The first page of the diary said about the owner of the diary. It was Steve, studying in GD Goenka school. The boy had written something like this “I am Steve. My mother died in an air crash and father married another woman soon. She does not love me. Today she hurt me and abused me when my father was not there. I am staying here like a prisoner. I wish my mother would send an angel to save me from my step mom. My father doesn’t like me anymore, either.” John felt sad and decided to help this boy. Next morning John shared with his friends and they planned for locating Steve and helping him out. Day 1: John and gang went to the rubble house once more and tried to find any other clues. Then they tried to talk to the neighbors about the family. After talking to a few, finally one family shared the new address of Steve. Day 2: The next day John told his family about Steve and all the problems he had about his family. And John also said that "I want to help Steve and I got his new home address. But Steve's home was so far from their home, and for which reason his parents would not allow him. They said "it's none of your business that what problems other family have". John understood that his family would never agree to it. But he had decided that he must have to help Steve. So at noon that day, they all friends decided that they would escape home tonight. So at night when John was running away, he saw the main door locked. But unfortunately he had no key to open that lock. So he opens his window rings and came out through the window. John was escaping with two more friends that day. That night they went to the town where Steve lives. After much trouble, they found Steve's house. So they went to his house and asked his step mother about Steve. But she replied,"there's no one here named Steve". John and his friends were very shocked to hear that. Suddenly they heared a child scream and so they entered the house and saw that, that woman was torturing Steve so much. At that moment Steve's father came home. But surprisingly, after seeing all this, he left without saying a single word. John was unable to imagine, what was going on there.

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The question asks for a twist and climax at the end of day 2. Perhaps "climax" means "cliffhanger" in this situation as well. In all honesty, I think you already have a climax and twist written. Ending that section with Steve being tortured by the woman and his father just walking away is a big twist and cliffhanger. It is a strong enough ending that I believe it would function just fine as an end to the section or chapter.

Either way, you need to write something that wraps up the conflict. John and his friends have found Steve, and Steve is in trouble. His life could be at stake. My recommendation is to have John and his friends rescue Steve. You can go one of two ways with this. The first is to have John and his friends rush in the home at that moment and get Steve out of there. The second option is to have John and his friends step back from the situation for an hour or two and plan a rescue job for early the next morning. The logic would be that the woman is likely sleeping at that point, and you could write a section that has John and his friends sneaking into the house in order to clandestinely rescue Steve.

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