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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funny? It’s less than 5 minutes from my house… by

car that is.

I guess the officers knocked on the door and

didn’t find anything. Of course I didn’t tell them what

had really happened; just that my wife had lost it, and

tried to kill me. That was when I requested the psychiatrist.

He’s the one I told everything to.

“Now Mr. Stevens,” he began after I’d

told him everything. “You and I both know that what

you’re describing is literally impossible.”

“Yes Doctor, I know that; and yet it happened

anyway. That’s why I want you to put me into a facility

with locked doors, and windows; rather than a

facility with wide bars that you can stick an arm, a leg,

or a pair of mandibles through.”

“Mr. Stevens I… What are you looking at?”

the Doctor asked.

I couldn’t respond... the spider on the carpet

was looking right at me.

Leaping up, and flipping the Doctor’s desk

onto the spider in order to kill it actually had the

desired effect; it got me put into this insane asylum.

The only problem is that some of the things I’ve found

things inside this place are deeper and darker than I

could have imagined.

The patient who runs this place considers

himself a vampire, and finds my story too fascinating

to let me go. “Well, well,” he said after reviewing my

file. “You are an interesting one. Neither you, nor

sadly I will ever know how truly fascinating of a creature

your wife may have been. But it’s ok,” He said

putting His hands on my shoulders and looking me in

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