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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Horror  |  House: Booksie Classic
Originally a short story, I am developing it into something significantly longer. There may be quite a few changes along the way.

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Seeing Things

Submitted: July 16, 2017

  Chapter 1. Seeing Things Like a lot of twelve year olds, Grant Anders was quite happy to spend hours playing games. In f... Read Chapter

Maybe There's Some Truth

Submitted: July 17, 2017

Chapter 2. Maybe There’s Some Truth. By the time the car pulled up outside the hospital, baby Kate had stopped screaming. Barely ... Read Chapter

Spooked Out.

Submitted: July 19, 2017

Chapter 3. Spooked Out. When his Mom joined him in reception, Grant really wanted to tell her what the man had said. The fact that ... Read Chapter


Submitted: July 22, 2017

Chapter 4. Scepticism. Kate was there in her carry-cot, and she was screaming. Grant reluctantly put down his game pad and walked t... Read Chapter

Everything Goes Bananas

Submitted: July 24, 2017

Chapter 5. Everything Goes Bananas Somehow Grant made it through that first day without once mentioning spiders, flies or any other ... Read Chapter

So Many Sightings

Submitted: July 26, 2017

Chapter 6. So Many Sightings. Grant and Mark spent a lot of time over the weekend discussing the banana incident. Was it ... Read Chapter

Another Hoax?

Submitted: July 27, 2017

  Chapter 7. Another Hoax? Grant did not trust himself to mention it to Mark. All he wanted to do was to get home and see ... Read Chapter

Going Viral

Submitted: August 01, 2017

Chapter 8. Going Viral. Suddenly it seemed that creativity was back in fashion, especially among teenage boys. Craft work... Read Chapter

A Witness

Submitted: August 04, 2017

Chapter 9. A Witness. Grant watched open-mouthed as the cameras focused on the woman who had been accompanying the dead man. She ha... Read Chapter

An Anonymous Confesion

Submitted: August 07, 2017

Chapter 10. An Anonymous Confession. “Why did you say anything?” Grant was so angry when he finally caught Mark alone. “I tho... Read Chapter

In A Rush

Submitted: August 09, 2017

Chapter 11. In A Rush. He’d intended to get up early and have plenty of time to check out the news. There was bound to be some ki... Read Chapter

This Is Not A Drill!

Submitted: August 14, 2017

Chapter 12. This Is Not A Drill! Grant was finding it just as hard to turn his attention to numbers as he had to words. So finally ev... Read Chapter

Too Close For Comfort

Submitted: August 19, 2017

Chapter 13. Too Close For Comfort. The students seemed to quieten down a bit with the arrival of the emergency services. It... Read Chapter

They're Here!

Submitted: August 27, 2017

Chapter 14. They’re Here! “What the.....?” Mark began before Grant managed to silence him. They needed to get away before the... Read Chapter

Inside And Outside

Submitted: August 30, 2017

Chapter 15. Inside And Outside. Grant was transfixed by the sight of the Flyder. He watched as, not even stunned, it started to wal... Read Chapter

Now What?

Submitted: September 04, 2017

Chapter 16. Now What? The students that were standing nearby and who saw the Flyder defeated let out a cheer. That was so out of co... Read Chapter

It's Not Ping Pong

Submitted: September 08, 2017

Chapter 17. It’s Not Ping Pong. The seven now kind of armed students moved off in different directions. For a moment Grant consid... Read Chapter

Silence Is Golden

Submitted: September 15, 2017

Chapter 18. Silence Is Golden. The hall had become a much quieter place. With the disposal of the last Flyder those that ha... Read Chapter

Through The Doorway

Submitted: September 18, 2017

Grant looked at Mark and Karl, trying to guess what they were thinking. “I’m going to have to go out there, check it out!” He hop... Read Chapter

An Answer And A Question

Submitted: September 22, 2017

Chapter 20. An Answer And A Question. Grant, Mark and Karl carried on making their way slowly down the corridor. The four girls, ke... Read Chapter

The Window

Submitted: September 30, 2017

Chapter 21. The Window. Mark and Grant moved aside to talk to each other quietly. Things had to move on; there was no knowing how l... Read Chapter

Step Carefully

Submitted: October 12, 2017

Chapter 22. Step Carefully. The Flyders that were attached to the door buzzed in agitation. Some, the nearest to Grant, Mark and Ka... Read Chapter

Wasp Or Spider,,,No, A Flyder!

Submitted: October 29, 2017

Chapter 23. Wasp or Spider...No, A Flyder! Across the street stood a large building with an inset doorway. The entire space between t... Read Chapter

Burn, Baby, Burn

Submitted: November 19, 2017

Chapter 24. Burn, Baby, Burn! The van flew around the corner of the street and headed straight for them. Barely slowing before brak... Read Chapter

Exchanging Some Facts

Submitted: December 21, 2017

25. Exchanging Some Facts. Grant tried not to see the utter carnage brought about by the Flyders, as the vehicle made it’s way ba... Read Chapter

Strategic Planning

Submitted: December 21, 2017

Chapter 26. Strategic Planning. He wanted to get talking, to get making plans straight away, but as soon as the heat of the room hi... Read Chapter


Submitted: January 07, 2018

Chapter 27. Teamwork. By the time Deputy Rogers arrived back at the Sheriff’s Office, Grant and Mark were all kitted out. They we... Read Chapter

Search And Singe

Submitted: January 07, 2018

Chapter 28. Search And Singe. The front of the building was still lit up, a store, some kind of fashion place but too small to be o... Read Chapter

Almost A Choreographed Routine

Submitted: January 08, 2018

Chapter 29. Almost A Choreographed Routine. “Well, that was pretty impressive, guys,” Carly said when the fire had all but exting... Read Chapter

Sharing Info

Submitted: January 08, 2018

Chapter 30. Sharing Info. Deputy Rogers dropped Grant and Carly off at the Sheriff’s office. Mark stayed with the girl who was clea... Read Chapter


Submitted: January 08, 2018

Epilogue The Flyders were quite rapidly eradicated. There was plenty of sugar for all of them, and sweetened drinks proved to be th... Read Chapter

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