William, or Will as everyone called him, had lived in the orphanage for as long as he could remember. Ever since his parents passed away ten years ago when he was barely even two, Will was cared for by what he refers to as the "nice ladies" in the orphanage.
Life was simple there, though Will sometimes missed his parents and he didn't always get his way. However, all this was way too insignificant for him to not like the only home he'd ever known. To cut a long story short, he was as happy as could be living in the orphanage, unlike what we are sometimes led to believe in television.
But as is all too familiar in such stories, there's always a catch. You see, there was this little room with a purple door on the fourth floor which Will had never been and was not allowed into. Now, that wasn't the problem as there were plenty of rooms in the orphanage which he had never been and was not allowed into. What made this room so special, that made ALL the children desperate to know what was inside was something else.
Each one of them had been through it since day one: an unfailing daily reminder to stay away from the room. No kidding! Every kid in the orphanage knew the rule: NOBODY, absolutely NO-BO-DY could enter the room. Mrs. Banks, self-professed head of the orphanage drilled that into their heads every chance she got. Why, with all the padlocks, bolts and grills fastened around it, you would be forgiven for thinking that the room contained mountains of treasure. Or maybe it did.