Nellis’ Vengeance

Forest, Mist, Nature, Trees, Mystic, Atmosperic, Fog
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Did you know that in these very woods is the remains of a cemetery from the French and Indian War?  There was a fort here, and a strange disease swept through the garrison, killing over a third of them.  Only Captain Nellis was given a headstone, all the others had simple wooden markers.  The exact location has been lost to memory, but occasionally some hunter or hiker will come upon the stone.  But it’s never there when they return.  But not only does move, but whoever discovers it seems to get a fever and an odd rash shortly afterwards.

Padre

Flash Fiction Challenge

Based loosely on a tale from Maryland.

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