The week of Halloween is a fitting time to highlight the surreal short horror story "Fear of Darkness."
A bizarre and disturbing tale, this short story will make you squirm. Not for the faint of heart, with an ending that should leave you thinking long after you close the pages.
Who is the mysterious prisoner chained inside a floating prison cell? And what crime has he committed to deserve such a horrible punishment?
More important, who is the jailer who has passed sentence on him?
And just what is that thing that is even now coming to claim him?
"Fear of Darkness" is one of the short stories in the anthology "No Place For Mercy," available at Amazon.com: