Alex the Inventor - Chapter 9 (Pt. 2)
Book 2 of an Illustrated Sci-Fi Trilogy
Chapters 1 - 8 can be read at: Deep Sky Stories & Illustrations
Chapter 9 (Part 2) - ...and a Weird Doctor
His grin was just as gritty and wide and his eyes were even wider. They gazed starkly through the heavy shadows and never once blinked, as though searching to find one small specific person. In the vague, shifting shadows, it was remarkable how even the weak front porch light of the Faraway's home was able to illuminate the ivory white face of the stiffly shuffling doctor Kirstt. Any other soul who happened to be traveling on the same farming road at that late hour would likely sense an unsettling, musty coldness in the doctor's wake and would want to keep well away.