Feb. 18, 2013

Excerpt From "Ghosts among Men" A Samantha Davidson Short Story

“I will.” As soon as the words were out of my mouth, he left me alone. My guess was that he didn’t want to make himself upset by staying in the room with me. I couldn’t blame him, and I was kind of glad that he left me by myself. That way I could talk to Allison without looking like a maniac.

 

I started looking around the room, trying to find anything that would tell me whether she came home or not. I was on my knees looking under the when Allison said, Incoming.

 

When I looked up, I saw a very large man glaring at me. His dark eyes and overwhelming stature made me gulp as I stood. He didn’t say a word, he just stood there staring with his eyes narrowed at me, and when I opened my mouth to speak, he said, “What are you doing in Allison’s room?”