Tales from the Flashback: "And Let Loose the Beasts of Prey"
Tales from the Flashback: "And Let Loose the Beasts of Prey"0 0 5 Scritto da: Wayne Kyle Spitzer
"… this speaks for the most troubling aspect of what scientists are calling 'the Flashback': the sudden disappearance of people all over the world, including entire families …"
He looked at the sky, at the ceiling of snow clouds, amidst which the lights mentioned on the TV pulsed and glowed, bleeding in and out of each other, shifting colors, none of which he recognized, and knew in that instant—the instant before the raptor came crashing through the glass with its splayed feet first—that nothing would ever be the same; that he would never see his father and sister again and would never return to school and would never, ever be a boy, not even for an instant. And then the raptor did come, and he was knocked backward against the floor with a violence he could not have imagined, and after a moment there was a flurry of gunshots which blew the back of the animal's head apart so that its full weight fell upon him and he was spattered with blood and brains. And the last thing he saw before blacking out completely was the monster's dying eye, which stared into his own, an eye which contained in it the same colors as the lights in the sky—until they, too, faded and became as the dead.
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