Author: William Sleator
Martin and his father move into an old apartment, and Martin is terrified of the old elevator. He saw a lady get on the elevator, and looked straight at him. Scared out of his mind, once the elevator reached the 1st floor he jolted out of the elevator. Now everyday he sees the lady on the elevator with him and he now takes the elevator for now on.
Martin had no choice but to take the elevator, and overcome his fear.