By John Saul
Villejeune, Florida. A secluded little city on the fringe of an unlimited, eerie swamp. faraway from prying eyes. faraway from the legislation of civilization. the following fogeys reside through their very own ideas -- darkish rites of altars and babies, candles and blood.
Years in the past the Andersons left city with a dream. Now they're again. To reside out a nightmare. anything has been expecting them. whatever unspeakably evil. It feeds at the younger and the blameless. and shortly it's going to draw their teenage daughter into its unholy embrace....
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You gotta get home to Ruthie,” he wheezed as sweat glossed his waxy face. “Yeah, yeah,” Abe said, pouring himself a stiff one from the bottle in his desk. The radio droned the barely cogent reportage of nerve-wracked correspondents attempting to articulate what was happening throughout the five boroughs—not to mention the entire globe. Abe took a tentative sip of the whisky, then downed it as he sauntered over to the window to catch an eyeful of uncorked chaos below. As he peered down, three taxis collided, the driver of one bursting through his windshield like a meat torpedo.
Stragglers who’d broken off from the herd shuffled back and forth, having breached the gate that someone in a panic must have left unlocked. Mike cleared his throat and a couple looked up, their dulled eyes twitching in recognition of something delicious. One let out a faint but audible gasp and began to limp in Mike’s direction. “Be careful,” Ellen said as Mike leaned out further, bent at the midriff. “It’s like you actually care,” Mike threw back at her, but when he did so, he smiled. Ellen sidled up to her husband and put her hand on his back, feeling guilty about pushing his buttons, especially so early in the day.
Now he was grateful for them—except the scented ones. He’d learned that lesson the hard way. The fresh, fruity, cinnamony, flowery aromas reawakened his dormant sense of smell, unfamiliar odors rousing the olfactory receptors, which in turn refreshed the revulsion from the overwhelming tang of rot outside. It had only taken one Apples ’n’ Spice candle to teach him his lesson. He’d lit the wick, basked for a moment in the delicious bouquet, and then puked from a crushing whiff of the ceaseless alfresco parade of putrescence.
Darkness by John Saul