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.

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you can find anyone on the way and figure out what’s

the issue. Keep your comm channels open. Jayne,” The

captain said as the other two took off down the hall.

“You’re with me. We’re going to check the living quarters.”

The quiet nature of the ship was almost overwhelming.

Every step Leif and I took down the hallway echoed

in a very invasive manner, as if the sounds we made

were unwelcome; silence ruled in these metal walls.

We approached a split at the end of the halfway, and

Leif pointed towards the left. I kept in the front, flashlight

scanning ahead while Leif scanned behind us.

Khalis had managed to get some of the systems working

before we split up, but the lights had been one that

would require further tinkering. Khalis had said he’d

make it his first priority getting those on, but potential

visibility wasn’t terribly reassuring in light of the current

darkness.

There was a doorway on the right and I motioned

towards it, pressing myself against the wall to the right

of the doorway. Leif stood in front of it, one hand on his

holstered gun as he pressed a button on the console. The

door silently slid open and Leif slowly walked in as he

swept the room with his lightbeam. I followed, staying

alert as I entered. Both of our lightbeams illuminated

a majority of the room, revealing what appeared to be

one of the barracks. There were two doors in the corners

opposite of where we entered, presumably for the

lavatories. Another door was on the right wall, which

must have been where the crew stored their personal

gear. There were bunks all over, probably 50 sets, with

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