Short Stories

[caption id="attachment_1846" align="alignleft" width="335"] .[/caption] The fading glow of dusk settled over the old house as Christmas eve began drawing to a close. A breeze whispered through the trees of the forest surrounding it. Drifting snowflakes carpeted the world in white. Another breeze ran through the trees,...

Tick. Tock. Tick. Tock. A bead of sweat trickled down my forehead. I swiped at it with the sleeve of my jacket, trying to ignore the anxiousness pressing down on me like an iron weight. Getting in had been easy enough. A short drive. Down two floors in...