By Brian Keene
Brinkley Springs is a quiet little city. a few say the city is death. they do not know how correct they are...
Five mysterious figures are approximately to pay a trip to Brinkley Springs. they've got existed for hundreds of years, rising from the shadows merely to wreck. To kill. To feed. they carry terror and carnage, and go away blood and loss of life of their wake. the one person who can hinder their rampage is ex-Amish magus (and fan favourite personality) Levi Stoltzfus. because the evening wears on, Brinkley Springs may be quiet now not. Screams will holiday the silence.
But while the solar rises back, will there be somebody left alive to listen to?
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A mother bear, crazed with fear, slaughtered her own cubs rather than letting them fall victim to the presence permeating the mountain. Then she repeatedly smashed her head into a gnarled, wide oak tree until brains and bark littered the ground. Deep inside its den, a rattlesnake swallowed its own tail, jaws opening wider to accommodate its length and girth. Driven by a nameless, unfathomable fear, a herd of deer flung themselves from a cliff and burst open on the jagged rocks below. A pack of coyotes that had been tracking the herd followed along a moment later, dashing themselves upon the deer’s broken bodies.
Their silence was unsettlingly loud—much louder than the dogs were. Axel rubbed his hands some more and wondered what was happening. The aching grew more severe. He thought of Diane again, but this time, he wasn’t sure why. *** Jean Sullivan returned to the kitchen table, where her son, Bobby, sat in the dark. His eyes were big and round, and he had the tip of one index finger stuck in his mouth—something he’d done since he was a toddler whenever he was scared or nervous. She assured him that everything was okay, and then fumbled around in one of the drawers beside the sink until she found some half-burned candles and a box of wooden matches.
Anyway,” Myrtle said, “we got off track. ” “That doesn’t prove anything. West Virginia is full of rednecks. ” “Of course not. But this is different. ” Esther murmured her consent, but in truth, she was barely listening to her friend. Her attention was focused on the howling outside and the darkness in the room. It suddenly felt to Esther as if her entire bed-and-breakfast was holding its breath. She shivered. ” “It has,” Myrtle replied. “I didn’t notice it until you mentioned it, but it definitely has.