The Nature of Crows

      Duncan Wilson
The Nature of Crows

Joe is ready to take the last train out of this world but while lying on the train track he hears the sounds of a young lady in distress. He abandons the tracks and his final journey for a little bit longer to help her out and in the process changes the course of his life and death when he encounters a mysterious figure. When he starts searching for answers, all he finds are more questions.At the age of sixty five Joe is bored with his life. To the casual eye, Joe has led a rather successful life. He’s held down a steady job for most of it, had a good marriage that produced three well-adjusted off spring and generally led a life most men would envy. With his children out of the house raising their own kids and his wife in the grave, Joe no longer finds anything compelling about his life and has decided to take the matter into his own hands. He’s going to end things on his terms instead of growing older and more bored with his life.He’s ready to take the last train out of this world but while lying on the train track he hears the sounds of a young lady in distress. He abandons the tracks and his final journey for a little bit longer to help her out and in the process changes the course of his life and death. As he approaches the screaming girl he witnesses a strange sight. Dancing around her is a figure in black, corralling her up against a wall. When he reaches out to touch the stranger it collapses, leaving behind a pile of clothes and rats. .Unable to come to terms with what he’s seen, the next day Joe sets off to find out what really happened the night before. Where the stranger was on the tracks he finds an employee ID badge belonging to someone from LD Enterprises. Finally fully engaged in his life and convinced that if he could just track down the person the badge belonged to he could make sense of what happened the night before, Joe sets off to find the mystery person. When he starts searching for the company itself, however, all he finds are more questions.
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