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Chapter Six: Hairless Rats

Older Chapters can be found here: One, Two, Three, Four, and Five “I can smell them through the hull.” Mendin growled just loud enough for the soldiers and the Terran prisoner near him. He especially wanted the soft human prisoner to hear it. He was … Continue reading

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It Came From the Wizard’s Cellar, Chapter 4: A Dark and Stormy Night

Looking for more? Read the previous installments: Chapter One, Chapter 2, and Chapter 3 Thunderless lightning branched across the sky. The dark clouds held their rain like Darren was holding his breath. His footsteps scraped across the dirt road. He was loud, too … Continue reading

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It Came From the Wizard’s Cellar, Chapter 1: With a Gentle Hand

Check out Chapter 2 and Chapter 3 here. With a gentle hand she caressed the Weird. White eyes, lacking pupils, peered at her. The eyes were transient. The flesh of the Weird would absorb the eyes randomly and create others in different places along … Continue reading

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Chapter Six: This Is How It Will Go

Jacob watched, not his mother, but several soldiers dressed in WWII uniform enter the room. Their faces were sullen and expressionless and accentuated by empty eye sockets. That emptiness stared at Jacob. His grandfather was among them. He was the … Continue reading

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Chapter Five: Bedridden

“Hey, Son.” “Dad?” It was a muffled voice, as if heard through a thin wooden wall, but it definitely sounded like Dad. “Yes, what are you doing? Why are you running?” ‘What do you mean?” “You can’t stop it. Just … Continue reading

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Chapter Four: Just Another Day Under a Curse

Jacob shielded his eyes from the headlights of passing vehicles. Their passing glare just added to his already mounting frustrations. Sarah started to giggle again. She was still having a good laugh at his expense. She would barely talk to … Continue reading

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