From the writers of the post-apocalyptic serial, Yesterday’s Gone, comes another Dark Crossings short tale of terror for fans of The Twilight Zone, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, and short dark fiction.
10-year old Sheldon Harrison is afraid of monsters.
Every day he has to walk along a long stretch of woods where a Monster is rumored to live.
But that Monster isn’t as scary as the bullies which torment him. And the only way to avoid the bullies? To take a shortcut . . . through the woods.
(Word count: 13,892 words + a bonus 866 word Author’s Note)