Don't return...

Adam Strange By Adam Strange, 25th Nov 2014 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL http://nut.bz/1k0o4x33/
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A strange house...strange people. Someone visits a house to get directions. The house is lit, but at first sight it appears unoccupied....

A strange house..

It is night. The winter cold in the room. I remember… The room is almost dark. Soft busy sounds. Crockery. Moonlight lights the room. Dust. That room… In that room I…Then… In front of me, sitting at the table, a family eating, drinking and laughing in the dark. Together. Their plates and glasses empty, and they...
They...stop their chatter and slowly, they turn to face me, slowly] Their glasses held high. One, a young pretty girl, maybe nine years old, smiles at me...smiles as if she knows me. She knows me…
The strange family the locals called them. Strange… The house had stayed empty since then...but I have come.… back …To see if… just to see… My breath…I catch my breath, my mouth is dry, my heart hammers … I look at...
I look at just one person now, the girl. I stare at the girl's face. Her smile draws me. I remember her. She remembers me… Now I feel the others’ eyes on me. The others, together, frown, and then, and then …as one they smile...at me. Toast me…
... I remember…that… The girl is my sister. That woman my mother. My mother…The family at the table is my family...That little boy at his mother’s side who is so familiar to me.. looking at me… so slyly...so slyly… That boy is me. I am that boy…
I step back. Slowly. Another step. Back. Slowly. Another step. Back. Back… then…I feel …something behind me. Touching…me…I can feel something behind me… A rustle from behind me. Another. I feel something resting softly on my shoulder... behind me…
Pressing slowly… behind me… turning me around. Slowly. Away from the scene before me. I cannot leave yet. I must know… But then… I turn around, slowly, very slowly. I turn and…...I…

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Ghost Story, Strange Creatures

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author avatar Sivaramakrishnan A
1st May 2015 (#)

Hope all is well and waiting to read what happened later! siva

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