Jump to Navigation Menu

Homecoming (Small Novel)

Summary

Troubled man Tom burns returns home from a Psychiatric hospital back into the arms of his family. But can he return from his gruesome past that his family keep hidden from him.

Chapter Content - ver.1

Submitted: May 06, 2013

Reads: 13

A A A | A A A

Chapter Content - ver.1

Submitted: May 06, 2013

A A A

A A A

Chapter 7: Pack your bags

 

The first light of a new day is the most remarkable sight. It signifies a new day and anything can be achieved in the time given to us every day. But so often it gets taken for granted, how many of you can actually say you have watched this, for something so simple it proves a challenge to acknowledge. “Hurry up Phillip quickly before mum gets home.” The last of the bags had covered the backseat of the family sedan. “How long are we going to be gone for dad?” Phillip closed his door and fastened his seat belt. “A few days Son, I just want you to get the opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors.” They exchanged smiles before the engine broke the morning silence and slowly the vehicle disappeared from sight.

The lush green bushland brought about a strange wave of emotion for Tom; he had a strange sense of recognition but quickly dismissed it. The pair quickly set up the campsite and before long they were slouched over a campfire. “Hey dad why doesn’t mum like you camping?” For a brief moment he was struck by the question or perhaps he was thinking of a reason himself. “I actually don’t know Phil; I never understood why she got so mad at the idea.” Tom pleased with his response decided it was best to call it a day. “Get some sleep ok, we have a massive day tomorrow, if you behave I might even let you have a shot from my rifle!” Tom winked at Phillip why raising his finger to his lip. He knew he was directly disobeying his wife when he packed his old hunting rifle. It was left to him after the mysterious death of the father. Make no mistake despite the man’s ignorance it was a beautiful weapon, well balanced and neatly maintained.


© Copyright 2016 Gerry Fedele. All rights reserved.

Homecoming (Small Novel)

Book by: Gerry Fedele

Status: Finished

Genre: Horror

Houses:

Book by: Gerry Fedele

Details

Status: Finished

Genre: Horror

Houses:

Summary

Troubled man Tom burns returns home from a Psychiatric hospital back into the arms of his family. But can he return from his gruesome past that his family keep hidden from him.

Add Your Comments:

Other Content by Gerry Fedele

Add picture

Paste the link to picture in the entry below:

— or —

Drag a picture from your file manager into this box,
or click to select.

Add video

Paste the link to Youtube video in the following entry:

Existing Comments:
Bad selection

Cannot annotate a non-flat selection. Make sure your selection starts and ends within the same node.

(example of bad selection): This is bold text and this is normal text.
(example of good selection): This is bold text and this is normal text.
Bad selection

An annotation cannot contain another annotation.

Anonymous
Really delete this comment?
Anonymous
Really delete this comment?

There was an error uploading your file.


    
Anonymous