Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Scary story!


This week the prompt at Carry On Tuesday is the opening words of Michael Crichton's novel State of Fear - 'In the darkness he touched her arm and said....'

She sat reading a book, bathed in the light from a little lamp on the table at her side. It as quiet, very quiet. With every turn of the page the story gripped her more and more. A tale of suspense and fear. She shivered and wrapped her comfort blanket tightly around herself. She was so absorbed that she didn’t hear the door open, and was completely unaware that she was being watched.

He crept closer and closer to her and without a sound reached across and flicked the switch on the lamp. She gasped and her book clattered to the floor. In the darkness he touched her arm and said
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BOO!


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4 comments:

  1. Hahahaha....I normally have an aversion to scary movies, or stories....however I dared to read this finding a great surprise at the end!! Thankfully!!

    Well done!! Fun!

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  2. Hahaha I enjoyed this. I was all ready to come across something scary and the ending turned out to be very funny .
    Thank you Keith for visiting ariel.

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  3. That had impact and a snort. You know this could be taken in several ways. I think I'll take the more sinister route myself.

    Great stuff!!

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  4. damn, my bean looooves doing this to me....

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