By Brian Keene
Brinkley Springs is a quiet little city. a few say the city is demise. 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 purely to break. To kill. To feed. they convey terror and carnage, and depart blood and demise of their wake. the single individual that can hinder their rampage is ex-Amish magus (and fan favourite personality) Levi Stoltzfus. because the evening wears on, Brinkley Springs could be quiet not. Screams will holiday the silence.
But whilst the sunlight rises back, will there be a person left alive to listen to?
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That first tour had been hell—going from house to house, searching for insurgents, never knowing when you were going to get shot. And it was hard to tell the insurgents from everyone else. They blended with the populace. In Iraq, everyone looked like a civilian, and all of them—friendly or otherwise— had weapons. Just because a family had an old Kalashnikov tucked away inside their cupboard, it didn’t mean they were the enemy. That would have been like rounding up and arresting every hunter in Brinkley Springs who owned a deer rifle.
Now they were gone, just like Diane—passed away or moved on, living in a retirement community or with their kids or, in the case of some of his younger neighbors, some place where the economy was better and taxes were lower and jobs still existed. He wondered what would happen to his house when he died. Would it sit here like all these others, dying slowly from wood rot and neglect? These were supposed to be his golden years, but in Axel’s experience, the only thing ever gold in color was piss.
Three . . come on, you crazy little things. Sing for me. He shivered. The air was growing chillier. His skin prickled and the hair on his arms felt charged. The Sullivans’ screen door banged open. Jean poked her head out. “Axel,” she called. ” “I believe it may be out all over, Jean. Looks like Esther’s is out, too. ” “Well, that’s a relief. ” Shaking her head, she went back inside. Axel strained his ears and heard her soothing Bobby. Then he went back to counting. Four . . five . . six .
A Gathering of Crows by Brian Keene