Sometimes, The Road Less Travelled Can Have Scary Repercussions...

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As my friend Anthony, had discovered. Here is his spine chilling tale which had taken place some time ago, I thought to share it here with readers who enjoy the supernatural.

A Date With Destiny

.”One evening, back in 2009, I was driving down the old farm road to my parents’ home in the country. I hadn’t seen them for a while, since moving to another state, my mom phoned to say that dad was ill and wanted the children there.

There was some sort of road construction up ahead and the company was busy parking off their for the night. A flashing detour sign was diverting traffic to a nearby dirt road. I was close to home and knew exactly where I was, having grown up there. I was a bit irritated by this delay, since it was late and I was beginning to feel the 14 hour long drive it took, getting there.

The Missing Flashlight

The new stretch of road was newly graded and pleasing to drive on. I glanced at the luminous dial of my wristwatch; it was 11:35 pm. I was halfway down the 8 kilometres detour, when my car just shut off, the engine, lights everything. Being on a country road, there were no lights around. In fact, I couldn't see anything and my flashlight was missing from the glove box. There was a full moon and millions of stars. I got out of the car thinking, that I had to see if there was a farm nearby.

Eerie Footsteps...

I had walked about thirty paces, when I heard footsteps behind me, I turned around but no one was there. Suddenly, in front of me, I saw something metallic glint in the moonlight, it was a flashlight, my own flashlight! How the hell it got there, I thought! As I turned it on the beam was pointing to a tree next to me.

My Name Carved On A Tree

There was a message carved out on it. Leaning closer, I saw the words "Anthony", it was my name! I started to panic and I guess I must have passed out or something and I ended up in my car again, the engine was running and the headlights were on. I gazed at my watch; it was 2:30am. I was scared out of my wits and drove to my parents’ house in a hurry. When I finally got there, my sister and two brothers were there too! I knew something was wrong! My dad, who had been sick for a few weeks, had died at precisely 11:35 pm.
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As Andre' Hartslief, I strongly believe, that In life, there are no justified resentments.”We the old legends will become relics and fade away, while new giants emerge in our world of sobering truths.

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author avatar Sivaramakrishnan A
21st Jul 2015 (#)

Tough to explain, thanks for this mystery tale, TP - siva

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author avatar Vartika
21st Jul 2015 (#)

I can trust this one...I believe our loved ones have ways to telling us things. We come from a world which we forget and strange instances like this one tell us that there is indeed a world that is beyond our understanding, just yet.

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author avatar M G Singh
23rd Jul 2015 (#)

Interesting tale

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author avatar Sherri Granato
4th Aug 2015 (#)

Mysterious and certainly creepy! Disembodied footsteps have got to be one of the most eerie paranormal events known to man. Next would be seeing the ghostly body that goes with those footsteps.

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author avatar Tranquilpen
5th Aug 2015 (#)

Hello Sherri, am I seeing a muse at work in your comment? Thank you so much for your well crafted comment, I loved it! Warm regards:

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author avatar peachpurple
22nd Sep 2015 (#)

Mysterious, maybe your dad is calling you out. He missed ya

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author avatar Tranquilpen
2nd Oct 2015 (#)

There is a sequel to this tale, perhaps I shall write and post it here as well? Thank you for reading it Peachpurple

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