The elevator

William sleator


The Elevator is a short story about a boy who moes into and aprtment complex with a creepy elevator. The worst thing is that he lives on the 17th floor so he has to take the elevator. Everyday on his way to and from school a fat lady in a green coat gets on the elevator with him. One time when he was about to get on she was in the elevator waiting for him he didnt get on but before the door shut she smiled. After she smiled he started to run and fell dowm the stairs and fractured his leg. While he was in the elevator on his way home from the hospital she got in and stopped the elevator.