DWELLER OF THE DARK
“Horrifying is it to know the monster we fear most sometimes, peers at us through our own reflection.” — Jeffrey LeBlanc. Dweller of the Dark is a web page and YouTube channel dedicated to the yellowed and blackened bones of strange, obscure, and forgotten masters of horror, fantasy, and science fiction. A brief background of… Read more
He did not look long. A single moment of numbing realization, and then he leaped into the pool–leaped straight into the deepest water, breaking with his body the mad reflection he had seen on the mirrored surface.
The aged mariner may proclaim, “And on the first winter breaker…of Grand Isle’s coldest winter, Pierre Santiny plunged into the sea and was seen no more.”
Then, the teller of the tale may pause with haunting eyes as the fires crack in the bonfire, the sea roars, and the wind howls with possibly an ancient chime. With a whispering voice on the third crash of a wave they may even say, “But none on the island will ever say he died.”–JL
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