It was the first Halloween in our new house. We finally were able to move out of that small, three room apartment. Even though it wasn’t much bigger, to me it looked like a palace.
Mom and me went around the neighborhood trick-or-treating. It was the first time going from house to house in the dark, instead of the apartment building. The air was crisp, with an Autumn chill. Stars blanketed the sky, with a full moon lighting the way.
We returned to the house after our journey. Mom was anxious to get inside to rest her tired feet. I stood outside looking at the house. Something didn’t look right. There looked like a light fog surrounding the house, with a glowing ring around it.
I called for mom, a few times, to come see. She never came. I went inside to see why she didn’t answer. Looking into the…
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