Christopher A. Liccardi brings “Crone” to this weeks Pen of the Damned. It’s an in-your-face sort of tale with a fast tempo and raw characters. There is a subtle element of humor in the beginning fold, one that fits believable terror of the mind so well. Embrace the Damned and give a nod to Chris for this excellent read.
That crazy bitch said seven.
Seven of them, but she didn’t say which seven. She didn’t say where they were or how to find them!
Why did everything have to be so damn cryptic? He hated all the mysticism and bullshit.
Peter recalled that conversation, the last normal conversation he’d had. “Seven Devils, boy. You have to kill them all at once, or they come back.” She laughed, sticking her bony finger in his face.
“What the hell are you pointing at?” He slapped at the finger, but she was too quick. Old age had taken nothing but her looks away from her.
“I can see them,” she cackled. The last three teeth in her head were black. The urge to strangle the life out of her was overwhelming.
“I can’t see them. How can I kill what I can’t see?” he spat back at her.
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