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"So, who bought the house after Mark disappeared?" I asked as I finished the last of my burger and fries.

"Oh," Mo said, thinking back, "a nice couple called the Fosters bought it back in 1979. They had a little girl, sweet little thing. They seemed very much in love when they moved here but after a couple of months the wife left and took the little girl. Mr. Foster stayed, but he had a different look in his eye. He looked beaten and angry all the time."

Maybe Mo was right. Maybe there was a malevolence in that house.

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    Neville Hunt 5 months ago

    🎼Da da-da daaa!🎼

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    Christopher 2 months ago

    To anyone who reads this after the fact, I was going back and checking my archives and I realized I skipped a drabble a couple back. After Teddy told Mo he'd bought the house she begged him not to stay there, that there was a malevolence in that house. That's why he said maybe Mo was right. Apparently I foolishly skipped that drabble.

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    Neville Hunt 2 months ago

    Goodness me Christopher. I doubt that readers such as me and others were worried... we just really enjoyed your story. Ten out of ten for attention to detail post hoc though! 🏠

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    Christopher 2 months ago

    Thanks, Neville. I'm going through checking things I have saved on my computer and I noticed that.

    I may go back to a story I had started writing about a goth band who fancies themselves vampires. A novelist researching the goth lifestyle gets mixed up with them and gets more than he bargained for.

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    Neville Hunt 2 months ago

    That sounds a lorra lorra fun! Go for it!

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