Month: December 2006

The House With No Lights (The End)

The House With No Lights (The End)

(To go back, see Part Three) Chad slowly reached out with both arms and pushed open the swinging doors. In the center of the room was a mountain, complete with ski lift, and a train running around a shelf on the surrounding walls. Eight tiny reindeer pulled Santa and his sleigh, apparently suspended by fishing …

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The House With No Lights (Part Three)

The House With No Lights (Part Three)

(click here to go back to Part Two) Chad saw a phone on the wall and dashed across the kitchen to dial 911. ——- Dysan sat watching a show about a man who swings through the jungle on vines. Monkeys liked the man, and he liked them. The old man, who sat in a rocking …

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The House With No Lights (Part Two)

The House With No Lights (Part Two)

(click here if you still need to read Part One) Chad worked to open a panel in the floor of the minivan. He knew the tire was under there, but the latch was giving him trouble. The CD player kept pushing the music of the Nutcracker Suite out of the speakers. “Daddy?” Dysan said. “Yes, …

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