September was her favourite time of the year, and late September, when the autumn was just preparing to hand over to winter, when there was still a residue of the late summer warmth in the air, as well as the crisp promise of the iciness to come, had always been, as far as Missy was concerned, the finest chunk of that particular month.Come visit a Scary Muther.
Not for her was the spectacle of high summer, nor the morose beauty of mid winter. Of course they both had their fineries but these paled next to the season when the leaves glittered with reflected sunlight. It was the autumn, with September being the highlight of that season, which she loved – a time when nature put on its finest display as the lush summer growth was magically transformed as if by a sepia wand spewing gold dust into the air.
The sky itself seemed to glow at this time of year.
September was a time of promise.
A time of rebirth.
Not this September, though. This September, Missy would remember as, the time the dead walked.
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
The Dead Walked
I always look forward to Gary Dobbs/Jack Martin's next writing adventure and this time he is taking me to the land of the undead: