Never Alone - Part OnePROLOGUE
A faint noise once again disturbed the silent city.
Its echoes rang softly over the crumbling streets, weaving around battered cars like a breeze through dull brown grass. The same grass that grew fitfully from cracks in the scorched and tortured pavement.
The bleached white bones could hear the sound better, if only the flesh they had supported were still alive to listen. Immobile they laid, their final moments of life etched in the ground by marks from fire, the same fires that had silenced their pitiful wails in purifying flame.
Yet more sound was to be heard. It grew louder. Faint sounds now pealed past fading churches like the sounds their once proud bells had before rung. Yet these sounds were of battle and death, rather than of peace and hope. Grinning skulls faintly recognized the sounds as old friends, as they were akin to those that had returned them to death, a fate much kinder than the one they had once been cursed to.
The beach was deafened by these sounds. Feet t
Dinner for the Kishin
It was late one night and I was lost in my travels. I didn't see a single house or inn to stay in for the night. It looked like I would have to camp out until I saw a silhouette out on the distance. I followed it until I came to what seemed to be a large mansion in the middle of nowhere. I went through the gates and into the mansion, after which I called out "Hello. Is anyone here?"
I then looked around to see if I could find a phone to call for help, suddenly feeling a chill in the air; it was like a chill of evil in the air. As I looked around, lines in shape of eyes seem to appear in the darkness around me, the pupils swirling around. It was as if they were pointing the way upstairs so I followed them until I saw a light in one of the rooms. I looked through the crack and said "Hello?"
"Who's there?" came a voice.
I then said "I'm sorry to trespass, sir. But I was lost during my travels and was wondering if I could stay for the night." I then opened the door to what seemed to be a l