By J. Dane Tyler
A suicide foiled on a depressing bridge over a raging river. A boy's net plagiarism has dire outcomes. a tender woman's try and open a bakery is ruined by means of the invention of an unknown stairwell. a holiday received through phoning right into a radio station offers greater than the winner bargained for. some of these and extra lie alongside the wandering course winding prior an exceptional solid of Characters.
Sample a menagerie of individuals, issues, occasions and locations either darkish and lightweight. Wander in hidden recesses of mind's eye and shuttle with a very good forged of Characters, a quick tale assortment by means of writer J. Dane Tyler.
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We’ll stick together on this ship and you’ll see. You’re gonna be fine. Stay by me until you feel confident and before long, I’ll be following you. ” Sam gave Kelly a comforting hug. Kelly embraced her back, with more emotion than she would have guessed. When they separated, Kelly’s eyes stung with welling tears. Sam wiped at them with a gentle finger, then pulled her hand down with a surprised frown. “Ah, damn. Broke a nail rowing. ” She clucked her tongue and smiled at Kelly again. ” Kelly nodded.
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. ” Kelly sighed. “I’d … I’d’ve thought so before … before today, yeah. But … I wonder …” Flanagan held onto the door jamb and leaned as far as possible into the depths of the shadows in it, then popped back to look at her. ” Sam tensed. Kelly’s eyes went from one of them to the other.
The stairwell to the deck was in front of her somewhere, beyond the corridor junction. She stared in that direction and willed her eyes to focus, to see if a looming, shambling shape ambled and stomped toward her, to dispel the terror tickling icy and wet at her innards. The ship creaked, moaned, groaned, tick-tick-ticked in response. Kelly’s heart fluttered, racing like a hummingbird’s, and her eyes darted around in all directions. Sounds … guttural, mucus-filled, animalistic … she couldn’t tell if she heard them or if her imagination held her ransom.
A Fine Cast of Characters by J. Dane Tyler