The Haunted Traveler Vol 1 Issue 2

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Kick in Halloween with the latest issue of The Haunted Traveler. We opened up and looked for the strangest and the most horrific tales from this universe, bringing them here in a single collection for the readers to get a little twisted. The Haunted Traveler is a horror and science fiction literary anthology that releases twice a year. Published through Weasel Press, the anthology seeks to roam around with the stories you'll never forget. Those dark little tales that are sort of etched in everyone. We love the dark and twisted and we really want to be scared. Check out our website to see when we're open next. The Haunted Traveler is a non-profit, Horror and Science Fiction anthology that accepts a wide variety of art media such as photography, short fiction, creative non-fiction, digital artwork and more.

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dress?” he finally asked.

“Why I caught it on the iron swing-arm by the

fireplace,” she said, slowly backing away. “That is

all.”

The soldier shook his head. “Ma’am, we

tracked them to the path leading toward your house.”

He pointed at a short wiry soldier. “Jeb over there was

a tracker during the French and Indian War. Learned

how to trail people from the Mohawks.”

“Well, there’s nobody here,” she pled. “I’m

sorry.”

“If they are not already here,” he said, shaking

his head, “they’ll be on their way soon. These are very

dangerous men.”

“Dangerous to you militia.” She admonished

him. “You should get going now.”

“Mind if we take a look around?”

“I’ll not have colonial militia rummaging

through my house.”

“We’ll be very careful,” he said softly. “My

name is Thomas, and I’ll make sure that my men stay

in line.”

She looked him over carefully. “Please make

it quick,” she said after a moment. “And tell your men

not to take any of my possessions. We do not have

much.”

***

Sarah watched him approach the other soldiers.

They were whispering and scanning the property as

she went to fetch her bucket. A couple of them seemed

alarmed. Some of the militia unslung their rifles, while

Thomas and Jeb removed a shiny Cutlass from a

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