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Gather back 'round the campfire for the conclusion of Derek's story

Gather back 'round the campfire for the conclusion of Derek's story

Over the weeks I split wood, I cleaned the gutters, and I helped him level the place. I didn’t want to do the last one, the small cavity under the cabin looked like the perfect home for a porcupine or a skunk (or a wolf) and I wasn’t about to be (eaten) sprayed.
Second Saturday Stories brings you another frightful tale told by the campfire.

Second Saturday Stories brings you another frightful tale told by the campfire.

The Scouts of Troop 15 return this week to continue their tales of terror around the campfire. So far we've met the troop and their forlorn Scouter who is locked out of the camp. We've heard from Brayden and had Brian introduce his story and then finish it. This week it's Derek's turn.
Entombed: Brian's Story Continues in Second Saturday Stories

Entombed: Brian's Story Continues in Second Saturday Stories

As he sprinted through the darkness trying to find his way back, he’d lost track of anyone left alive. Seeing Andrews at the mouth of the tomb had been a relief. That was until Abbot saw his eyes and realised Andrews had made the jaunt from sanity into absolute madness, and as he raised the useless flashlight above his head Abbot could hear screams from above.
Second Saturday Stories gives a frightful sample of today's campfire tale.

Second Saturday Stories gives a frightful sample of today's campfire tale.

Second Saturday Stories offers a fresh instalment of the Campfire Frights from Troop #15 serial started last week. When a scout camp is inexplicably locked when they arrive, four Boyscouts amuse themselves telling scary stories around the campfire while the Scouter tries to find a way into the camp. Second Saturday Stories will be running the entirety of the story every weekend until October 30th. 
Campfire Frights From Troop 15 continues with Brayden's Story

Campfire Frights From Troop 15 continues with Brayden's Story

When she saw what made her trip she furrowed her brow in confusion. What she was seeing didn't line up with where she was and the resulting optical illusion gave her nausea. A small creeping voice in the back of her head grew loud enough for her to actually process what it had been whispering for the last two hours: she was in trouble. 
Second Saturday Stories gets it's 'fright on' all October

Second Saturday Stories gets it's 'fright on' all October

When a scout camp is inexplicably locked when they arrive, four Boyscouts amuse themselves telling scary stories around the campfire while the Scouter tries to open the camp.
Tunnel Jumping and Pitcher in the Rain showcase poetic elegance in Second Saturday Stories

Tunnel Jumping and Pitcher in the Rain showcase poetic elegance in Second Saturday Stories

Of course, Liz and Sharon screamed Low and muddled in that stark Acoustics of late light Their fear echoing even now, My ear still hurts. Though it turned out to be only Kids run out of firecrackers,
University professor lends his talent to Second Saturday Stories

University professor lends his talent to Second Saturday Stories

Tunnel Jumping is a collection of poems aimed at paying homage to the city where Denis was born. They are heavily rooted in nature, honouring childhood experiences, childhood friends. And family, especially a father and grandfather. 
Second Saturday Stories presents Bullet Drop: Part 2

Second Saturday Stories presents Bullet Drop: Part 2

The seconds of hang time between the bullet leaving the rifle and hitting its target carry an anticipatory eventuality. It’s one time, maybe the only time, that the mortality of a person can be measured. That feeling, that intimacy through such a vast expanse. In those seconds my dream of working undercover burned away, I didn't have the stomach for it after all. 
Crime thriller concludes today in Second Saturday Stories.

Crime thriller concludes today in Second Saturday Stories.

Part 2 picks up with our narrator caught in the aftermath of his debt. When his family is threatened he has no alternative but to play a role in a deadly bid for power within the very criminal element he yearns to bring down. Minutes before he pulls the trigger our narrator stumbles on a murder already committed