Darkness – a short story

“You should have stayed in bed, old man.” The body lay at the base of the stairs, still, lifeless.  Stuart knew the old man was dead, it was the only way things could have played out.  Listening, he could hear was none of the emphysemic breathing that he had heard from the man before his tumble.  In fact, he couldn’t …

Jock

Jock awoke to the sound of shouting, and the sound of screams, and for a second he felt like he was still in his nightmare. His head pounded from the previous night’s (ok let’s be honest, previous day and night’s) alcohol consumption, and his mouth felt like it was growing a layer of fur, his tongue seemingly stuck to the ...