“Look there!” shouted Hadia, “it’s the palace where once lived a wealthy man with lots of servants, people say that the man was being killed by his enemies and then his servants lived there,” she said. “But what happened to them?”Asked Ahmad, her friend, “as far as I know no one lives there now,” he said. “well, they once lived but now only their skeletons are there” she explained, “and now only jinn and witches live there!” she said with an horrid expression on her face, it made Ahmad more scared. “Don’t talk childish things, we all know that witches and are just in stories but not in reality!” Muaz said looking braver than he really was, “and by the way, you all know I am the bravest!” “Stop that! We know your bravery so please don’t show off!” Hadia said, teasing him, “and if you are that much brave, you’ll have to show us,” she added. “What will I’ve to do to show you that I’m very brave?” Muaz asked, “Well, you’ll inside the palace at midnight for 1 or 2 hours and we will agree that you are really brave!” Ahmad suggested, thinking that Muaz will regret it but he got a shock when he heard that Muaz replied ‘OK!’ and said that he will give an answerless surprise to them when he’ll fulfil his promise. The next day, Muaz was got very busy and forgot about his promise so at 8’o clock at night, his friends arrived and found Muaz fast asleep in bed. They woke him and began planning for night tour. At midnight they reached at palace but they got very afraid and decided to go back but Muaz was already inside the palace and Hadia got very scared and nervous, suddenly the light of the torch went out and darkness fell everywhere and Ahmad began to cry loudly. Then in the middle of darkness a woman appeared with a torch and was horrified to see children. The woman was the caretaker of the palace and she got worried when she heard that a child went in. They three were conversing when shout came from inside.
“It’s him,” shouted Hadia, “it’s Muaz, I recognized his voice! Oh no, he’s in danger! We should hurry go and help him.” They three went in and were startled to see Muaz’s horrid face. There was a skeleton in front of them, “a skeleton” shouted woman, “but how it is here, it should be…” but she couldn’t said anything more because the skeleton moved his hand and Hadia pointed “look a note!” she said, “see what it says” said Ahmad frightfully. Hadia picked up the note and everyone leaned forward to see but something was wrong, Muaz isn’t looking shocked or surprised instead he looked calm. “Ha ha …..” Hadia read and saw Muaz standing at a corner laughing, at first she couldn’t make the head or tail out of it but later when she saw a rope in Muaz’s hand, she understood everything that Muaz played a trick with them and this was his ‘ANSWERLESS SURPRISE’.