By J. Dane Tyler
A suicide foiled on a depressing bridge over a raging river. A boy's web plagiarism has dire results. a tender woman's try to open a bakery is ruined via the invention of an unknown stairwell. a holiday gained by means of phoning right into a radio station presents greater than the winner bargained for. most of these and extra lie alongside the wandering direction winding prior an excellent forged of Characters.
Sample a menagerie of individuals, issues, occasions and areas either darkish and light-weight. Wander in hidden recesses of mind's eye and trip with an excellent forged of Characters, a quick tale assortment through writer J. Dane Tyler.
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And it worked. ” “Damn, Kelly,” Sam said, “you’re freaking me out. ” He opened the door and a dark, musty staircase opened in front of them. “Matter of fact, I think Kelly’s right. ” “No,” Kelly stared into the middle distance, “not exactly. Things didn’t work after the storm blew by. Engine, radio, GPS, stuff like that. ” Flanagan cast a bleary eye to the fog. “I ain’t noticed it getting darker, neither. ” “That’s … well that’s just nuts. ” Sam hugged herself and looked at Kelly with a mix of fear and hope.
The door opened and a rectangle of diffused and dim amber light spilled through it. “I’ll be damned. ” Sam craned around Kelly to get a look. ” He scooted in and held the door open for them to enter. Kelly gasped softly when she stepped off the final riser onto the floor below. Rich, blood-red carpet enveloped her shoe soles and cushioned her steps. The walls were the color of fine, aged walnut. Rows of sconces gave off the soft glow and ran down a hallway that stretched perpendicular to the staircase into more dimness.
Silence. They exchanged a glance and went back to the intersection, and stared down the hall where they last saw Flanagan. Feeble lamps burned in the cross hall now, sconces casting the same weak, amber light onto the walls and ceiling of the cramped space. None of the doors were open. Kelly’s heart jumped to her throat and tried to push past her teeth and lips to flee. She swallowed hard to dislodge it, trembling like a leaf in a high wind. She took a step in the direction Flanagan went. ” Her voice was weaker than she hoped.
A Fine Cast of Characters by J. Dane Tyler