We've all heard the legendary song "The Midnight Special" at least once in our lives. It's the fabled tale about how a mysterious train passes by a prison every night, and if the light of the train shines on a lucky prisoner waiting at his cell window, they'll be released But what happens next? Where does this prisoner go from here, and who is this mysterious conductor waiting on the train to meet with the lucky prisoner? You'll have to take this journey to find out!
This is a short story for middle school students or for any young boy who loves baseball. A family has moved to the United States from China during Christmas break and their young son will be going to Brookdale Middle School after the break. But by the spring the local Little League team, the Brookdale Badgers, need a hot new pitcher to help them keep their annual winning streak intact. Will a little added touch of Chinese good luck help the Badgers win the Pennant this season?
What would happen if two complete opposites met under the strangest of circumstances? What if those two opposites happened to be Santa Claus and Count Dracula? And what if the Count wanted to take over Christmas and redo this joyous holiday into his own evil version of it? That's exactly what this story is about and it has some surprising turns of events for everyone involved including the Count, Renfield and even famed drummer Johnny Vatos.
Thirty years ago six miners were lost deep in the bowels of Shaft 29, trapped in the wake of a mysterious accident. Was this the result of a faulty section of earth giving way or were other forces involved? And who were those strange people with the red eyes working up at the site alongside the miners? And were the six miners ever found alive? This is the story of that mysterious event and of the historical implications it may have on our world if we don't stop these...beings. And where will these events lead next?
"narrator killed it"
A house that becomes someone's home is a place where memories are planted, stored and nurtured, to be passed down from generation to generation. These memories are absorbed into the very fabric of that house and remain there for the lifetime of the building. But if a new family acquires the house later on, these memories and echoes of times past sometimes don't like being disturbed.