I Think Whatever Just Happened to be Very Awkward

Colum Fountain Curio’s owned that gray building on a muddy hill near the foot of Landing Ridge. The flat roof had three oversized vent hoods that dwarfed the building. Below the muddy hill was a muddy flat area next to a muddy creek where he built his house and painted it the same drab bluish gray. Rains splashed the surrounding muddy ground and gave both buildings muddy skirts.

The Carver and the Mangler

I waited five, terrifying, minutes, then followed. I thought my heart beat so loudly that everyone heard it up and down the tunnel. I got to the side passage. I saw no one along its whole length. Did someone slaughter my friend and spirit his body off? That side passage ended with a door. The light came from that door.