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If you are seeking for a horror, mysterious and adventurous story, come and read my story, you won't be disappointed( This post is chapter 7 and chapter 8).

By SMGTrungPublished 28 days ago 5 min read

Chapter 7: The Revelation

As Sarah delved deeper into the labyrinthine corridors of Blackthorn Manor, she could feel the weight of the darkness pressing down upon her, suffocating her with its malevolent presence. Every creak of the floorboards, every whisper of the wind seemed to echo with a sinister resonance, as if the very walls themselves were alive with malevolent intent.

But despite the overwhelming sense of dread that hung in the air, Sarah pressed on, her determination unwavering. She knew that she was close to uncovering the truth behind the mysteries of Blackthorn Manor, and she would not rest until she had done so.

With each step she took, Sarah's mind raced with questions. What had become of Dr. Nathaniel Blackwood, and what dark secrets did he hold? And what connection did he have to the haunting melody that had drawn her to Blackthorn Manor in the first place?

Lost in thought, Sarah failed to notice the subtle shift in the air until it was too late. A chill wind swept through the corridor, carrying with it the faint scent of decay and the distant sound of whispers. And then, with a suddenness that took her breath away, the shadows themselves seemed to come alive, twisting and shifting as if possessed by some unseen force.

With a gasp of terror, Sarah stumbled backwards, her heart pounding in her chest. But before she could flee, a voice echoed through the darkness, its words cold and unyielding.

"Welcome, Sarah Bennett," it whispered, its voice reverberating through the empty halls. "You have come seeking answers, and answers you shall find. But be warned, for the truth you seek may be more than you can bear."

With a sense of trepidation, Sarah turned to face the source of the voice, her eyes scanning the shadows for any sign of movement. And then, just as suddenly as it had begun, the darkness parted, revealing a figure standing before her.

It was Dr. Nathaniel Blackwood, his form ethereal and insubstantial, as if he were little more than a specter of the past. His eyes glowed with an otherworldly light, and his voice echoed with the weight of centuries.

"Dr. Blackwood," Sarah breathed, her voice barely a whisper. "What is this place? What do you want from me?"

The ghostly figure of Dr. Blackwood regarded her with a solemn expression, his gaze piercing through the darkness.

"You have stumbled upon a realm beyond mortal understanding, a place where the boundaries between worlds are thin and fragile," he explained. "Long ago, I sought to harness the power of this realm for my own purposes, but in doing so, I unleashed forces that I could not control."

As he spoke, images flickered through the air, revealing glimpses of a time long past. Sarah watched in horror as Dr. Blackwood conducted his dark experiments, summoning creatures from beyond the veil and performing unspeakable rituals in the name of power.

"But my hubris was my downfall," Dr. Blackwood continued, his voice heavy with regret. "The creatures I unleashed proved too powerful to control, and they soon turned on me, dragging me into this accursed realm where I have remained ever since."

Sarah listened in rapt attention as Dr. Blackwood recounted his tale, her mind reeling from the implications of his words. Could it be that the haunting melody, the swirling shadows, and the mysterious mirror were all connected to Dr. Blackwood's experiments?

Before she could ponder further, Dr. Blackwood turned to her, his gaze intense.

"You possess a rare gift, Sarah Bennett," he said. "A gift that could be the key to unlocking the secrets of this realm and setting me free. Will you help me, child? Will you help me escape this prison of shadows?"

Sarah hesitated, her mind swirling with conflicting emotions. On one hand, she felt a deep sense of pity for Dr. Blackwood, trapped for eternity in this cursed realm. On the other hand, she couldn't shake the feeling that there was more to his request than met the eye.

But as she looked into his eyes, Sarah saw something there that gave her pause. A glimmer of something dark and hungry, lurking behind the mask of sorrow and regret.

With a sinking feeling in the pit of her stomach, Sarah realized that she had stumbled upon something far more sinister than she had ever imagined. And as the truth began to dawn on her, she knew that she had to tread carefully if she were to survive the horrors of Blackthorn Manor and escape its haunted embrace.

Chapter 8: The Enigma of Tekas

As Sarah grappled with the revelations brought forth by Dr. Nathaniel Blackwood, a new presence emerged from the shadows of Blackthorn Manor. Tekas, a mysterious figure cloaked in darkness, materialized before her with an air of enigma that sent shivers down her spine.

Sarah's eyes widened in astonishment as she beheld Tekas, a being seemingly born from the depths of the abyss itself. His features were obscured by the shadows that clung to him like a second skin, and his presence seemed to warp the very fabric of reality around him.

"Who...or what are you?" Sarah breathed, her voice barely above a whisper.

Tekas regarded her with an inscrutable gaze, his eyes burning with an otherworldly intensity. "I am but a traveler between worlds, a seeker of truths hidden in the depths of the void," he replied, his voice a low, rumbling whisper that seemed to emanate from the very depths of the earth.

Sarah felt a chill run down her spine at Tekas's words, a sense of unease settling over her like a heavy cloak. There was something about him that seemed inherently dangerous, something that whispered of ancient powers and unfathomable darkness.

But despite her apprehension, Sarah knew that she could not ignore Tekas's presence. If she was to uncover the truth behind the mysteries of Blackthorn Manor, she would need to enlist his help, no matter the cost.

"What do you seek here, traveler?" Sarah asked, her voice steady despite the fear that gnawed at her insides.

Tekas regarded her for a long moment, his eyes narrowing in contemplation. "I seek knowledge," he replied at last, his voice echoing through the empty halls. "Knowledge of the secrets that lie buried within these ancient walls, waiting to be uncovered by those brave enough to seek them out."

Sarah felt a flicker of hope stir within her at Tekas's words. Perhaps he held the key to unlocking the mysteries of Blackthorn Manor, to shedding light on the darkness that had plagued her ever since she first set foot within its cursed halls.

But even as she pondered this possibility, Sarah couldn't shake the feeling that there was more to Tekas than met the eye. His motives remained shrouded in mystery, his true intentions hidden behind a veil of darkness that seemed impenetrable.


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