Wednesday, April 5, 2017

The ghost boy intervenes: 12 HOURS OF HALLOWEEN, Reading #38

It was the ghost boy. He had interposed himself between Matt and his two friends. I can’t say that I was glad to see him—not after seeing evidence of his true nature. But I was at least somewhat grateful for the distraction. 
“Who are you?” Matt challenged, whirling on the ghost boy.
I thought: Matt thinks he’s a normal kid. I expected Matt to resort to his tough guy routine. Then the ghost boy would turn into something horrible, and Matt would run shrieking away. Maybe the ghost boy would do even worse to Matt. At that moment, I wouldn't have objected....

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