As children, the world is terrifying? Shadows in a dark corner, noises in the kitchen or the tall dark stranger that approaches you and your mother in the parking lot of a shopping mall.
As a child I had teraphobia, the fear of monsters. A condition prominent during childhood. The condition normally resolves itself in time. Imagine a world where this is an everyday occurrence. Not the fear of monster that are not there. The fear of the ones that are real and everyone knows they exist. There is no hiding.
”Sure, let’s do that. That makes a lot of sense.” She replied. “Maybe we can look in the phone book.” ”I’m not that old,” I said being 30 at the time phone books were before my time. ”Maybe we can Goggle it.” ”Goggle it,” I replied with my own laugh. “We could Google it but […]
After the registration, the other doors to the subway train contained some new clothing and food, which all four of us enjoyed. We sat down upon a picnic table set up within the pit in front of the train and talked. ———- We were underground for three days. The artificial light would often go out […]
“We need to go,” insisted Scotty from the darkness. “I will guide you Setron can take care of those.” ”Are you not fascinated with what she does?” I asked the man, who was now leading me forward and holding my hand “Setron and her sister are absolutely amazing,” Scotty said as he lead me into […]
The wall was cold as my right hand traced the bumps. The subway was quiet as we concentrated on not falling. I followed the wall for several moments when I heard tumbling bodies behind me. I knew immediately it was the Resurrected. They had broken threw the bus station walls and managed to navigate the […]
The sun stood staring down from its mid-day perch. Larry walked across his small yard with a fishing pole on his shoulder and two smaller ones in his left hand. Erica, a blond explosion of energy bounded around him while Robert moped several feet behind both of them. “Why do we have to do this […]