A Halloween Nightmare

Happy Halloween, everyone! Don’t forget to get your copy of Midnight Abyss by nine wonderful writers including Jennifer M. Zeiger of Adventure Awaits You, available today in kindle and paperback format.

You’re one step away from the doorstep.
You take that step and suddenly—
You’re in a dark, forbidding forest.
Branches wave in the frigid wind.
They look like fingers reaching—
Reaching to tear life from you.
It grows darker and colder.
The forest is lit by only the white moon.
A high, sharp cackle fills the air.
You shiver and turn about.
Nothing.
Where am I, you wonder.
An eerie silence falls.
Then a howl breaks that silence.
A shriek fills the air to your right.
You turn and see bats flying up.
A drop like rain hits your face.
You wipe it off.
A drop of scarlet blood.
You scream…
And awaken from the nightmare.
Please proceed to…
Halloween.
Welcome, human.
Kindly Enter.

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