There was something different about tonight.
At midnight everything would change and the darkness which had been hanging over the house would find its way inside. The house, which had seen itself through tornadoes, floods, and earthquakes knew that what was coming would possibly be its destruction. And it waited for it with a palpable anxiety. It did not know what it was, so just thought of it as “the monster“. It knew that the humans that lived within would be unprepared for this creature that was seeking entrance. The monster that would soon be unleashed into its warmth, but there was nothing it could do.
Nothing moved in the room as the air thickened with anticipation. The silence was deafening, broken only by the sound of the clock ticking. With every second the hands inched closer and closer to midnight, the hour at which there wold be no turning back.
Within the house, the faint glow of halloween pumpkin decorations lit a large empty box with an eerie yellow glow. The monster that sought entrance into the house had seen it. Large enough to fit its body, it was the perfect entry point into the human world. All that was left was to wait. The monster shook with impatience.
In the bottom of the box, the air had already started to thicken and condense into a murky semisolid haze. An evil laugh escaped the monster’s throat as he felt it happen. Only a matter of seconds now. The wait was agonizing.
And then, after what had seemed an eternity, the final second ticked midnight.
Time stopped for a microsecond as inhuman powers exerted the force that would be needed to move the monster. Then, with an unexpected suddenness, the murky hazy air inside the box suctioned inside itself, and the box flaps slammed closed with the air’s force.
The box started shaking – slowly at first, then with a force whichthreatened to destroy the thin cardboard walls. And then, just as suddenly as it had started, the shaking stopped. The monster had arrived.
It stared at the darkness around it, knowing that it was now inside the box inside the human’s house. For half a second, it listened, wondering if anyone had heard. It must find a safe spot, but the box was not it. Soon it would be daytime and the humans would be out. Not hearing anything, it slowly pushed back the flaps of the box and pulled itself out. It needed time to recover. It stood up slowly, stretching itself to its full height. Its muscles ached. Its back was sore. It must rest.
As the monster stretched, the house caught its first glimpse at the creature that had come through. It shuddered in fear. There was nothing it could do to warn its humans.
Yes, more time was what it needed the monster thought to itself. With a quick glance, it looked around. A closet door a short distance away seemed perfect. In a few quick strides it had reached it. Stepping into the dark interior, the monster pulled the door closed behind itself. The perfect spot to recover its strength. Another evil laugh escaped from within.
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