InTheMidstOfTheNight Capter 1InTheMidstOfTheNight Capter 13 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
The sound of hunting dogs bellowing off in the distance rang through the dark, misty, and foggy night. The yowls of the dogs came from Cannock Chase which was down the road from Ellyn's parents cottage. She looked out through the small window, out into the moon-lit night, she could see a figure running like it was injured in the distance.
She strained her eyes to get a better look. She couldn't. The creature seemed to mix into the night with it's onyx colored fur, it blended into the shadows, as if it were like an artists work. Her heart pounded. What was this feeling? Fear? Excitement? Curiosity? What? She blinked for a couple of seconds, as the creature dissapeared into the darkness.
"Ellyn?" She turned her head back, only to see her mother standing in the door way, in her nightgown while holding a burning candle. "Why on earth are you up at this hour, dear?" She took a quick look at her mothers tired look. Her round, heart shaped face was surrounded by shoulder length, ginger colore