The Thirteen Hours of Halloween… Hour 11…

Something told me to look over my shoulder, and when I did I stopped in my tracks. The creature stood right in front of the man who had just appeared. It’s face close to the man. I thought for sure he was a dead man, but the creature didn’t try to do anything. It stood there as if it were inspecting him up close, searching his face over for some tale tell sign of why he too had appeared. Or maybe he was the first man it had ever laid eyes upon. After all the graves I had seen, had been nothing but women’s…

I couldn’t keep thinking on this. I had to worry about myself. I had to get back to my family, back to school…

I began to run again, after all track was my sport. I ran faster and harder than I ever had in my life. However, the church seemed to get further and further away. What was happening? I felt as though I were in some nightmare! I began to see lights in the town start to come on. Had they heard my screams? But if so, why are the lights just now coming on? Something was so off about this town, and all that was happening…

©2015 ML Steele

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