Virtual Reality by Darren G. Burton
Approx. 3,910 words.
Published on October 16, 2010.
In this short story aimed at younger readers, brother and sister Josh and Sonya are playing their favorite computer game. When lightning strikes the house they find themselves plunged into the game's virtual realm, only now it's all for real. In order to escape and return to the normal lives, they must first defeat the Dungeon Master.