By David Whitman, Weston Ochse
APPALACHIAN GALAPAGOS follows the damage luck of frightening Rednecks and different Inbred Horrors with authors Weston Ochse and David Whitman returning us to the realm of rednecks, human-skin beer cozies, city legends come to existence, southern mythology, drunkards flying in garden chairs, contemplations at the nature of god, and the monsters inside of us all. Galapagos cements its possession of the style starting with a grand opus of a novella co-written via either authors, that includes backwoods church buildings, boat rides, and bigfoots. Fourteen extra tales offer us excellent glances right into a global of malicious program zappers, cheetos, and beer-fueled madness.
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He asked. ” “Besides what I can see? ” Wow, sensitive. “I‟m okay. I saw the doctor and everything. It‟s just—bruises. And a strained ankle. But they pushed me down the stairs, and they meant it, and she told me—” Suddenly, Eve‟s words aboutvampires came back to her and made her trip over her tongue. “The girl in charge, she told me that tonight, I‟d get what was coming to me. Ican‟t go back to the dorm, Michael. ” He stayed there for a few more seconds, looking her right in the eyes, and then retreated to the couch.
I‟m not alone. I have backup. It was kind of a new sensation. Kind of nice, too. She got out of the car, waved awkwardly to Eve, who waved in reply, and turned to walk back into hell. 6 The cold air of the lobby felt dry and lifeless, after the heat outside; Claire shivered and blinked fast to adjust her eyes to the relative dimness. A few girls were in the lobby with books propped up on tables; the TV was running, but nobody was watching it. Nobody looked at her as she walked by. She went to the glassed-in attendant booth, and the student assistant sitting inside looked up from her magazine, saw her bruises, and made a silent O with her mouth.
Seriously,” Claire insisted. ” “Whatever you say, kid,” Shane said blandly. “Cheer up. ” “I‟m telling Michael,” Eve warned. “About how much sex I didn‟t get? ” “Then no eggs for you. ” Eve glowered at him. ” They glared at each other, then swapped pans and started scooping. Claire was just about to join in when the front doorbell rang, a lilting silvery sound. It wasn‟t a scary sound, but Eve and Shane froze and looked at each other, and thatwas scary, somehow. ” Eve nodded. She dropped her own plate onto the counter, grabbed Claire‟s wrist, and hustled her to the pantry—a door half hidden in the shadow of the awkwardly placed refrigerator.