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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over to get a closer look, and when I finally stood up he

had his back turned to the body parts and was running

his left hand through his graying hair.

“We need to find the others. Now. Straight to the

bridge.” Leif unholstered his gun, a standard Y-76

blaster, and clicked the safety off as we stepped back

towards the hallway.

Luckily the bridge was close by, and we quickly

walked through the doors to find Khalis and Tallis at

different consoles.

“Hey guys, so kind of you to join us,” Tallis said. Neither

of them looked away from what they were doing.

“We found some of the crew,” I said, drawing everyone’s

attention.

“Well that’s great, right?” Khalis said, still busy at

the terminal he was working on. “Why aren’t they with

you?” He looked behind us, and then his eyes narrowed

on Leif’s drawn gun. “Captain, what’s going on?”

They were dead,” Leif said. Instantaneously both

Khalis and Tallis exploded with questions.

“What do you mean, dead?”

“Where are the bodies?”

“How were they killed?”

“Both of you, enough! Listen.” The Captain’s voice

got through their questions, and their voices died to

reveal rustling coming from underneath one of the control

panels. Everyone became alert, with Leif gesturing

us away from the source of the noise as he began to

slowly approach it. He stepped closer and closer, his

right hand gripping his sidearm. Tallis, Khalis and I

watched in anticipation.

Leif grasped the panel, and ripped it off in as he drew

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