This week from Pen of the Damned comes WHAT’S INSIDE by Christopher A Liccardi
“Did you do it, did you open that thing?” William asked. Shelly was sitting on a splintered tree that had fallen during the storm. She didn’t take her eyes off the box. She’d been holding on to it since the storm.
“Not yet, but I want to open it. Don’t you think I should? I want to see what’s inside,” she whimpered.
Shelly found the black box, with its weird writing and odd symbols while they were digging through the debris. What they found was this ancient relic Shelly had inherited from her mother.
From the second she touched the box, she’d been unable to do more than sit, cradling it like an injured child. She hadn’t eaten or slept much in days and wouldn’t leave it long enough to go with William to the shelter.
“Honey, you need to put that damn thing down and get some food…
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