Death"I am Death, I am hell incarnate, I am, I am " "Now, just what was that word?" Death thought silently to himself. You'd think after ten thousand or so years on the job, Death would be able to remember all that he was. Alas on this Friday afternoon in a suburban home, Death was having what might be referred to as a senior, senior moment. Possibly even a triple senior moment considering his age and time spent on the job. However for the life of him Death could not remember what it was he had been meaning to say and decided to simply point menacingly at Jack.More Like This
Jack was Death's first appointment of the day and he had been terrified up until the point Death had forgotten his line. Jack had died while trying to change the light bulb in the bathroom. What happened was what one might describe as an odd accident that could have been avoided had Jack thought about it a little more.
Jack had been in the bathroom taking his everyday afternoon bath when the only light bul
Grim Reverie PrologueWill you let me claw your brain for the tantalizing thoughts it holds?More Like This
Will you let me devour your soul for the enchanting memories it may store?
Will you let me into your dreams so I can wreak havoc in your life?
Well why not?
Your dreams are your sacred lands? Ha! Hardly!
What is that you ask?
In your dreams…nothing can protect you from me.
Still denying me entry?
Well, no worries. That won’t be for long. They may guard you in your world, but not in mine. Powerless they are.
Who are they?
Why, they are your beloved companions. They chase away nightmares, like me.
What do you mean you don’t have one? All children do.
Oh, then you don’t know. Well, as I said, no worries. It won’t be long…all children have to grow up and those companions of yours will leave you…
Then I shall have you…
...and you shall...