“The closet light flicked on, haloing the door in gold. The clock ticked steadily on beside her. After a moment, Amy tucked her blankets around herself with shaking hands and closed her eyes tightly against the dark and the glowing closet. If she heard something sliding beneath the bed or crawling around the room, she did not acknowledge it.”
When the House Whispers: A Hallowe’en Anthology.
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