STROKE OF MIDNIGHT
His is a midnight boy. Born on the stroke of twelve, he possesses the ability to see into the future. In quiet, rural Town Creek, thirteen-year-old Doug Younger is a curiosity, nothing more. Until suddenly Town Creek is not so quiet anymore …
Someone is stalking the children of Town Creek. One by one the bloody corpses are found. And Town Creek has become a town of terror.
The room was simple. The window small. The view just ordinary... until you look closer. You cannot look away as the view becomes one of horror. It changes for each person who gazes into its depths. What would you see? This is a 600 word short story.
Published: November 15, 2011.
Fiction » Horror » General
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For a man in a hurry, H.H. Herbert hated anything that would slow him down. His life was planned to the minute. But one ordinary day, his life would change in a way he had not – could not – have foretold. This is a 600 word short story.