They're Just Like Us

They’re Just Like Us (Part 5)

Catch up on the story here My heart thumps in my chest and I can’t breathe. I’m out of options.  “Brrraaaaaiiiiiiinnnnnsssss” It takes a second for this to process. It sounds like the audio track of a cheesy horror film. I’m so confused and shocked that I blurt out, “What??” His booming laughter fills the empty… Continue reading They’re Just Like Us (Part 5)

They're Just Like Us

They’re Just Like Us (Part 4)

Catch up on the story here My mom has been hugging me for the last 5 minutes. She hasn’t said anything since the sunrise siren except for a few heavy sighs into my hair. Every now and then her grip loosens around me and I think she’s about to pull back but instead she just pulls… Continue reading They’re Just Like Us (Part 4)

They're Just Like Us

They’re Just Like Us (Part 3)

Read Part 1 and Part 2 -------------------------------------------------------------------   Hollywood got it all wrong, you know. They don't crave brains, they crave any living flesh. And they're not slow, shuffling mindless creatures either. They're fast, fast and clever, which makes them formidable monsters. I wouldn’t exactly call them “smart” though; if they were smart, they would know that pretty… Continue reading They’re Just Like Us (Part 3)

They're Just Like Us

They’re Just Like Us (Part 2)

Read Part 1 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------   It’s well after midnight when I park my ancient sedan in the driveway of my childhood home. From out front, I can see that all the lights are off inside except one small reading lamp in the living room. My dad. I enter the house quietly; I know he’s probably too engrossed… Continue reading They’re Just Like Us (Part 2)