Hi all! It’s been three weeks, so welcome to the next chapter of my serialized horror novel, From The Shadows.
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From The Shadows
Copyright 2017 Eric M. Heiden
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Chapter II: Surrounded
Mark stared at the man in front of him, a little round-faced man who’d walked up pushing an old shopping cart, a man who had changed the course of Mark’s whole day with just seven words: “I’m picking up for my neighbors too.”
“Reason?” Mark asked before either of the men beside him could respond.
“They asked me to,” the man said. “They all just got over a bug. They’re all exhausted. The household should be registered under ‘Harold Jones.’ Five people are living there.” Mark checked his list. There was a Harold Jones there, and it listed five people, just like the man said. He looked up.
“Got his and mine,” the little man said, handing over two cards.
Mark looked them over, frowning. He showed them to his two companions. Anthony, the younger of the two, tilted his head. Frank, older than both Anthony and Mark by far, raised an eyebrow. Continue reading