Alternative endingTo Kill a Mockingbird Part 1Alternative ending by Poffee
Stumbling in my big awkward costume, Jem and I walked through the dark schoolyard.
"I wish I hadn't ruined the play. Did people really laugh at me, Jem?" I asked.
"Yeah, they did. But its fine, we all make mistakes," responded Jem.
When we came near our house, we noticed that under the light-pole standing was a strange figure. Jem whispered "Get behind me, Scout." Just as he said I slowly walked behind him.
Each step we took, each time we got closer to the figure. Through the costume I could see that the stranger had on overalls, long sleeve shirt, boots, and a hat. As we got more nearer to the stranger, I saw that the hat was a little over the stranger's face, making it hard to see who it was.
When we were a foot away from the stranger; I saw something shiny in his left hand. But just before I could tell Jem about it, the stranger whispered "Where do you two think you're going?" Suddenly, without any warning, the stranger