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The Ax Man-Part 1

Short story By: blondie411

It all started with a story.

Submitted:Sep 3, 2011    Reads: 14    Comments: 2    Likes: 0   

Katy was thirteen and thought she was old enough and not afraid of anything. Lilltle did she know that the story her mother was going to tell was going to change her life forever.

"The ax man was once a very dangerous man," Katy's mother began. She went on from there telling her daughter the story. An hour later, her mom was asleep and Katy was on facebook. Her mom had warned that people died when they heard the story. Katy didn't listen.

To involved in a conversation, Katy didn't hear the front door open and then close. A few minutes later, Katy logged off and went to bed. Midnight had come and gone. Around two o'clock in the morning, Katy woke up to footsteps walking up the stairs.

'Hmm. Must be daddy getting some early morning coffee,' she thought to herself. Still, though, she decided to stay awake. The footsteps got closer and she saw the shadow stop at her door. Frightned, Katy quietly got up and tiptoed to her closet. She climbed inside and waited...


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