Analysis Of The Book ' The Terror '

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The terror always begins in a holiday

Bare winter with a woody plant, dotted about the town square light up the festive with colors. A trail of small lanterns glow the church to the middle of town up on the lonely hill inviting all to join the night mass later that day.

A lonely , lost and forgotten wanders through the crowd. No man pays him any attention or even notices him. Yet, he’d been coming here for years. well too many to remember. He’s no longer warmed by the sweet scents of pine trees drifting over the crowd of carol singers. He always looks among the crowd because it remind him of the life he once had and could never retrieve.

It would be wise for him to leave now before it’s too late but as always something distracts him. With a sentimental fondness, he watches a young girl with a age of five or six years, as she stares up into the night sky trying to glimpse Santa’s sleigh. Then he smiles broadly at her squeal of joy as the first flakes of snow begin to tumble to down, dusting everything with a soft magical powder. Her parents shiver and wrap their scarfs tighter around their faces while clutching song sheets in their gloved hands, determined not to let the chilly weather deter them from this annual traditional.

In the far corner of the square standing before a flood-lit nativity scene stands a man dressed in a Father Christmas costume. He announces the next carol to be sung and Away in a Manger rises from the assembled choir. It must be early, the…
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