Gothic Short Story

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It was a cold stormy night. The house was still. I was lying in bed when I heard a series of knocks at the door. As I descended the stairs the knocks were getting louder and louder. I thought to myself, "Who could be at the door this late at night?" When I opened the door there was a tall man dressed all in black. He smelled of fish and looked like he just walked out of a mud pit. He was having car troubles and needed to use the phone. I invited him in and told him that the phone was down the hall in the living room. Instead of calling the tow truck he called his friend, George, to come pick him up. I invited him to have a cup of coffee and some cookies while he waited for his friend to pick him up. We talked for about an hour when there…show more content…
I was terrified of what they would do with me. I wanted to get away from them for fear of losing my life.

I waited for them to fall asleep. I cautiously tried to walk out of the house. I tripped over the coffee table causing George to wake up. George threatened me with his gun. I stopped walking and turned to face him. "Where do you think you are going?" questioned George. "I...just needed to go to the bathroom," I stammered. George wasn 't convinced so he slapped me across the face so

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