I stood looking at the flotilla that had been gathered. These were all pretty vessels. It was almost too sad to see these pieces of beauty go to waste. I turned to my first mate.
“Very good. Give the order for lowering the bridge. Post that, make sure all captains and their crews get back inside the town.”
“Aye, aye sir.”
I looked on as the bridge began lowering, a perfect compliment to the setting sun. Maybe all this would not be enough after all. However, as the admiral and leader of this town, I will do what I can to stop the wave with my barricade.
Even though the sun has set, I will make sure the town survives to see the sun rise. Somehow. Anyhow. My town will survive.
I was excited.
It was the first time that I had been invited to a house party. It was being hosted by this group of the coolest people in college. I had loads of booze, and finally passed out.
When I came to, the house party was still on.
Just that now, I was inside the dollhouse.
Mathew parked the car in front of an abandoned stone building.
His borrowed powers had drawn him to the evil energy pulsating from this structure. He knew that his nemesis was inside. Mathew could see that there was no need to unlock the door. It had been blasted to smithereens.
As he stepped inside, Matthew saw a familiar pair of bloodshot eyes…