The Haunted Traveler May 2017 Edition

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After a brief hiatus, The Haunted Traveler is back to bring you some of the best horror out there. Open up and tread with caution, the next scare is just a page flip away.

tape had been taken that they were watching. Though

the Polaris wasn’t a large ship, not counting the mile

of cargo compartments it pulled through space, it was

taking some time reviewing the images of each of the

four corridors leading into and out of the shaft and

crawlspace where Benson had been working. They had

started out depending on the ship’s computer to do the

work and identify anyone moving through those corridors

during the specified time frame, but the video

kept freezing with the computer reporting an anomaly.

“What kind of anomaly?” Ruiz asked the computer.

“Unable to ascertain the nature of the anomaly,” the

computer said.

“That’s really strange,” the Commander said. “The

computer is actually saying it doesn’t know what is

going on. What would be considered an anomaly that

the computer couldn’t figure out?”

Ruiz punched several keys on the view screen console.

The ship’s computer sees what it has been programmed

to see. The ship has only twelve crew members

on board, and the computer is programmed to

only account for those twelve. If we had a stowaway

the computer might determine they were an anomaly.”

“A stowaway going unnoticed by us for six months

would be an impossibility, Ruiz,” the Commander said.

“I was just giving an example of why the computer

might report an anomaly, Commander,” Ruiz said,

continuing to punch keys on the console.

“Danielle isn’t showing up on these recordings either,”

the Commander said, “and she’s no anomaly.”

“Crazy, yes,” Ruiz said. “An anomaly, no.”

“Go to the recordings taken in the sleep chamber,”

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