50. Do not draw their attention

Do not draw their attention. If you run, they will notice you. If you move too slowly they will grab you. And you don’t want them to grab you.

Jennifer had been through this for five years now. Ever since the tragedy struck, what used to be a straight-forward walk from the train station to the subway had turned into an ordeal. Twice a day through the dimly lit tunnel, with them waiting in the wings, ready to pounce.



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10 thoughts on “50. Do not draw their attention

  1. mcwatty9 says:

    Nicely written. Enjoyed your use of the word ‘snickity’.

  2. Iona Nerissa says:

    Excellent! This kept me in suspense up to the very last moment. All kinds of creatures were going through my head: vampires, zombies, even demons.. never would I have guessed beggars! Well done!

  3. Suspenseful!!! Love it 🙂

  4. hakariconstant says:

    Awesome. Reminds me of the music video for “Angel” by Massive Attack. You should watch it if you get a chance. Here’s a link – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hbe3CQamF8k

  5. diligentmonster says:

    I like your stories 🙂

  6. John says:

    Well, Jennifer isn’t very pleasant, is she? 🙂

  7. Quickstepp says:

    Beggars! Don’t make eye contact and pretend to be talking on your phone. That’s the trick!

  8. Julian Neuer says:

    Good, as usual.

    Can you please get in touch at http://corianderpause.wordpress.com/about ? There is a specific comment I’d like to make.

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