The Dark Soul

      Duke Thompson
The Dark Soul

An evil scientist has done something that no man had ever thought possible. He discovered the existence of the soul . . . and that was only the beginning.This is the story of an evil scientist who has done something no man as ever even imagined they could. Spending years working at a chemistry lab, selling stolen equipment and chemicals to people who would pay him a high price, this evil scientist slowly became more and more evil, and so he became the perfect person to discover the existence of something that people have wondered about for hundreds--even thousands--of years, because once the knowledge was acquired, it would take someone who wasn’t afraid to do what needed to be done in the name of science. What was this discovery? The Soul.
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    The Thing That Knocks

      Duke Thompson
The Thing That Knocks

A young boy named Francis finds himself in his room one night after years of reading high thrilling and chilling novels, and isn’t sure what to make of a certain experience that follows only minutes after hearing three knocks on his bedroom door.When the human mind begins to experience a certain level of media, fiction, or other forms of prevarication, they slowly lose their ability to reason and sort through the information correctly. Such events will take place throughout a person's life where they won’t be able to tell if something is real or not; this is thanks to our desire to consume and experience things that remove us from our everyday lives. The unworldly is an addiction, and like every addict, people build up a tolerance to said addiction, and soon, they might not be able to separate a fantasy from reality. In a rather twisted way, this story takes a look into exactly what this could mean when a young boy named Francis finds himself in his room one night after years of reading high thrilling and chilling novels, and isn’t sure what to make of a certain experience that follows only minutes after hearing three knocks on his bedroom door.
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