You always hear those chilling tales filled with horror and gore in places like an abandoned hospital or asylum. Stories told time and time again about a murder in a house, or maybe at one of the parks around your... Continue Reading →
Check out one of my fellow blogger’s story about a time traveler whom I adore. This is just the first chapter. Visit Jame’s page Powered by Robots to read the rest. Jame’s take on the “The Time Traders” by Andre Norton has become a favorite series written by him. It’s different from what I post here on Grim’s Crypt, but I do hope you all enjoy as much as I have.
Ross Murdock sat in his cell, which for him had become pretty much the norm. There was only one bed, a toilet, a sink, a locked door, and no windows. A single bare bulb hanging from the ceiling out of his reach was the only illumination.
Was it only two days ago when he was scheduled to come before Judge Hawke in Los Angeles County Superior Court, about to be sentenced as an habitual criminal? Murdock was a professional thief for hire. He was good at it and it paid well, which is why he shunned more traditional careers. The consequence was that he faced twenty-five years in prison, and not all of his wealth, hidden in offshore accounts, was going to save him from it. Certainly his high priced attorney hadn’t.
When Murdock was led to the courtroom for his sentencing hearing by a Sheriff’s Deputy, the courtroom was empty. “In back, Murdock.” If Murdock hadn’t…
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He had lost faith in humanity. People just didn’t seem to understand. They didn’t want to understand. They didn’t want to come to conclusions, they didn’t even want to get along. Irrational madness everywhere. There was no hope. He... Continue Reading →