Fires from the Dark

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Thrillers  |  House: Booksie Classic
Sven, a young man in his twenties, lives peacefully in the city of Cincinnati, Ohio, with his girlfriend, Lori. He has a friend, Andrew Sholzer, that he and Lori visit often. However, Sven's life is abruptly disrupted when murders start happening here and there around the city. What makes these murders so special from others preformed everyday across the world: the victims' eyes are gouged out. Sven is haunted by a malicious, ghastly, demonic figure that comes to him in nightmares. This figure, this physical manifestations of wickedness, seems to be relentlessly pursuing him in any method thinkable. When Sven attempts to talk to Andrew about an occurrence that had happened ten years ago, the occurrence which he sees in his dreams, his friend refuses to give into Sven persuasion that he is being haunted by a demon. However, this goes farther than one might think. When Sven becomes to intertwined with these events, his paranoia proves true. As he is cursed by an almost ancient compromise, he pushes Andrew father and farther away into the dark. Too far into the dark.

Table of Contents

Waking

Submitted: January 12, 2010

Waking Run. Escape. Both basic instincts of survival. Not many exercise these at all throughout their daily routines. Sven’s si... Read Chapter

On the Phone with Andrew

Submitted: January 12, 2010

On the Phone with Andrew After briefly running the suggested shower, Sven wandered back downstairs, into the living room. As he enter... Read Chapter

Visiting at Andrew's

Submitted: January 12, 2010

Visiting at Andrew's “Ah!” Andrew exclaimed as he sat back in his plastic rocking chair. Iced tea in his hand, Sven chose ... Read Chapter

Interlude

Submitted: January 12, 2010

Interlude Athens, Greece, 268 A.D. The echo of hooves drummed like distant thunder. Hundreds upon hundreds of clattering hoove... Read Chapter

Coming Home

Submitted: January 12, 2010

Coming Home By the time that Sven had gathered his things, said his goodbyes and departed, it was pushing on five o'clock at night; b... Read Chapter

Revelations

Submitted: January 12, 2010

Revelations “Lori? Lori, what's the matter?” Andrew's voice drifted over the phone line. Lori, in slight shock from Sven's remark... Read Chapter

Interlude

Submitted: January 12, 2010

Interlude Athens, Greece, 268 A.D. Shortly after start of Roman attack. “I said to hurry! Take any and all objects you can g... Read Chapter

Meeting

Submitted: February 11, 2010

Meeting “What?!” Lori exclaimed, sitting down at the kitchen table beside Sven. “What?” asked Sven. He gave Lori an empty... Read Chapter

Interlude

Submitted: May 03, 2010

Interlude Germany, 270 A.D. Two years after Almiro and Romana flee Athens, Greece. The first step onto German soil didn't tas... Read Chapter