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Reparations, A story About Slaves & Revenge (Good Reads)
The first slaves were taken to America in 1619. Slaves were used for everything from maintaining crops, to building railroads and communities. When the slave trade ended, the abuse and horror had been engraved in their souls. They say ghost are formed when a person has gone through too much physical or emotional abuse. Making it harder for their souls to move on. Many people still live on old slave plantation to this day. People have reported seeing ghostly figure and hearing screams and cries on their property. I’ve had the privilege of meeting a young woman. Who says that slaves had haunted her home. She claims these spirits were relentless in their fight for reparations. She says her family was tortured by these spirits. Which would eventually create a devastating series of events, Leading to her mother’s nervous breakdown? Eventually causing the demise of her entire family and way of life. This is her story. Based on real events.
The Willington family are just waking up from a good night sleep. Henry is your average hard working Father; Jane is the stay at home wife and mother of their three children Heather, John, and Sarah. Their housekeeper and nanny Georgia. She’s in the kitchen preparing breakfast. She is always up before everyone else. Georgia has an upbeat, pleasant personality. Henry and the kids come down stairs walking into the kitchen. As everyone set down ready to eat, Georgia brings them all there breakfast. Jane come down telling Georgia the food smells great, and ask her if she slept well. Georgia response I had a great sleep.
Henry tells the kids to eat up and finish getting ready for school. John being the middle child did not say much. He just shakes his head yes while continuing to eat. Heather was always the most popular at school and captain of her cheer leading team. She was very out spoken and opinionated. She has deep blue eyes with long blond hair. Heather says I’m thinking about running for homecoming queen. Do you all think I could win? Jane response of course baby you will do fine. Sarah the youngest child always bubbly and full of life. Sarah’s eyes light up saying. We have a magic show today I can’t wait. Sarah looks like a younger version of her sister.
Jane tells the kids to hurry so that you won’t be late for school. The kids finish eating and get dress. Henry, Sarah and John are all waiting by the front door for Heather. Heather is still in her room looking in the mirror. Henry yells Heather come on were going to be late. John says dad let’s just leave her she always late. Henry screams again were waiting on you. Heather screams I’m coming.
Henry and the kids get in the car. Jane waves from the door saying have a good day. Shortly they arrive at Sarah school to drop her off. Sarah says bye daddy as they drive off. Next Henry drops off John and Heather. They both get out the car and say bye. Henry says a good day.
Henry pulls up to his job where he works as an advertising executive for JKL . He walks into his office. His secretary Gloria is sitting at her desk. She tells him, Sir, you have three new messages and a letter on your desk. Henry responds, thanks. Henry walks into his office and takes a seat at his desk when his phone rings. Gloria buzzes in telling Henry that he has a call on line four. Henry ask who is it. Gloria says it’s your wife. Put her threw. Jane says hi baby was just making sure you made it to work ok. I am just fine Henry say’s. I’ll call you back after I get some work started. Jane says ok have a good day.
Back at the house Jane enters John’s room and starts cleaning up. She walks around the room picking up clothes off the floor. Putting them in his closet. She sits on his bed. When his computer screen turns on. She slowly walks over to his computer screen. She sees a naked girl on the screen. She turns the computer off and leaves out his room.
Jane walks into the kitchen going into the refrigerator pouring herself a glass of water. Georgia walks into the kitchen. Georgia asked Ms. Jane would you like me to do anything for you. Jane responds no, would you like to sit on the porch with me. Georgia responds sure. Jane and Georgia go and sit on the porch.
Georgia says it’s a beautiful day. Jane says it feels good out here. Jane asked Georgia would you like to help me in the garden. Georgia says that would be nice. They began to work in the garden. While in the backyard Jane looks up into the field. At that moment she sees a man walk through the field. Her body shivers with a cold chill. Jane grabs Georgia asking did you see that. Georgia says see what. Jane says I just saw a man walk through the field. Jane began to walk into the area.
Georgia follows behind her. Jane continues walking through the corn field. When a flock of birds fly’s out of the field. Jane jumps grabbing Georgia. Georgia says is that what you saw. Jane says no. Jane just stands in the corn field looking around. She doesn’t see anything. Georgia is right behind her. As they walk out the corn field, a little boy walks pass them. There unable to see him though. So they continue to walk back towards the house.
Jane and Georgia both sit down at the table and have a cup of coffee. Later that day Henry and the kids come home. Heather and John go upstairs to their rooms. Sarah goes into the kitchen with Georgia. Sarah asked Georgia can I help you. Georgia says you can help me put the chocolate on the cake. Sarah’s eyes light up saying ok. Sarah and Georgia began to frost the cake.
Heather is in her room trying on clothes looking in the mirror. She has her headphones on. Jane walks in asking her how was school. Heather say it was okay. Jane tells her dinner will be ready in ten minutes.
Jane goes and knocks on John door. John says yes come in. Jane enters John room. Jane tells John to come down stairs for dinner. Johns says ok.
Georgia start to put the food on the table while Sarah helps her. Everyone comes down for dinner they all sit at the table. Henry announces that he has taken on a new account. Jane says congratulations honey I knew you would get it. Henry looks at the kids asking them what happen at school today. Sarah says I had fun at the magic show. I saw a man disappear. I don’t even know where he went.
Henry responds I’m glad you enjoyed it. Heather say I signed up today to run for homecoming queen. Jane looks at John asking did anything interesting happen today son. John looks at her saying not really.
After dinner, Sarah says let’s play clue. Jane takes the game out, putting it on the floor. They all sat around the game. Heather grabs the first card. It says I am in a dark place you need a key to find me. At that moment all the lights turn out. Sarah screams mommy.
Henry says it ok the power just went out. Henry tells John to come with me downstairs to cut the power back on. John grabs the flash light they began to walk downstairs. They get to the fuse box John holds the light. Henry looks at the circuit breaker. While John is aiming the light on the box. John feels someone behind him. He looks back there is nothing there. So he ignores it. John feels something touch his neck he jumps back dropping the light.
Henry says what happen. John says I thought something touched me. Henry picked up the light. He pulls the switches on the circuit breaker. The lights turned back on. They head back up stairs and go back into the living room. All the pieces to the game were on the floor. Henry says we better finish the game later, go and get ready for bed. The kids all go to their rooms.
Jane walks into Sarah room. Sarah asked can you read me a story to put me to sleep. Jane says sure. Jane grabbed a book from Sarah dresser and began to read it. By the time she gets to the middle of the book, Sarah is fast asleep. Jane walks out the room closing the door.
The next morning Jane is woken up by the phone ringing. She answers the phone it’s her sister Anna. Anna says I miss you and the kids. Jane says why you and the kids come for the weekend. Anna says that would be nice. Jane tells her to let me get the kids ready for school I will call you later.
Jane gets all the kids ready for school. They all meet Henery at the front door. Henery drops the kids off and heads to work.
Heather is at school in cheerleading practice. She tells the team they must learn a new routine. She went to the wall and began to run. She started to flip landing in front of her squad. Telling them to practice flipping. Heather leaves out of practice to use the bathroom. Heather walks into the bathroom and enters the stall. She hears the bathroom door open. But she doesn’t hear anyone enter. She says who is there.
She quickly finishes up. Heather slowly open the stall. She does not see anyone. She goes over to the sink feeling her hands with water. She brings her face down to the sink. Putting the water to her face.
When she bends down an image appears in the mirror. In the right corner of the mirror, there is a lady standing behind her. She feels someone behind her, so she quickly looks back. There’s nothing there. She walks towards the door. She tries to open the door, but it won’t open. A stall slam shut. Heather jumps looking at the stalls. She knells down looking under the stalls. There is no one there. All the stalls started to flush at the same time. Heather quickly turns to the door. She began to pull on the door in a panic. She takes a deep breath telling herself calm down. She tries again and the door open. Heather walks out closing the door. As the door closes a lady just stands there. Heather returns to her squad.
Henery arrives at work. He enters his office. Gloria gives him his messages. Gloria goes and sits on his desk. Gloria says I miss you. Gloria starts to kiss Henery. He embraces her they began to make love on his desk. Afterward, Gloria fixes her clothes and leave out his office.
Henery asked Gloria do you want to go to lunch. Gloria says yes. Henery and Gloria go down the street to their favorite restaurant. They both sit down looking at the menu. Gloria asked Henery is everything ok. Henry says yes. Gloria says I don’t want anything from you. I love the connection we have when were together. Gloria takes her foot and puts it between Henry’s legs. Henery jumps in surprise. They look at each other and smile.
The waiter comes over to the table to take their order. Henery orders a hamburger. Gloria orders a tea saying what I want is not on the menu. Looking at Henery laughing. When they finish eating. They walk back towards the there office. When Henery gets back to his office, he and Gloria began to kiss. When the phone rang, he stops to answer it.
Henry picks the phone up its Jane. Jane says hi how is your day. Henry says it’s been good. Jane says what’s wrong you sound out of breath. Henery responds the elevator is out I had to take the stairs. Henery tell Jane I’m very busy I will see you when I get home. Jane says ok have a good day.
Later that day Sarah is outside at recess. She is playing on the playground by herself. She walks over to the sliding board. She goes too slid down. There is a little boy playing right beside her. That she’s not able to see. Everywhere she goes on the playground the little boy follow her laughing and playing alongside her. The bell rings, and Sarah starts to walk back towards the school. The little boy walks Sarah to the door. He says a good day Sarah hears him and looks back. There is no one there. As she enters he waves to her and disappears.
John is in the back of the school with two of his friends Adam and Mike. John pulled a joint out and began to smoke. The joint get passed around into its all gone. They began to walk back towards the school. When they hear a scream coming from out the woods. They all turn around looking at the woods. John says what that was.
They began to walk towards the woods. When Adam says we have to get back, they turn around and walk back towards the school.
Later that day Heather is in her room on the phone. When she hears a knock on her closet door. The knocking gets louder Heather start to slowly walk towards the closet. Telling the person on the phone, I will call you back. When she approach the closet, she could still here the knocking. She goes to grab the knob to open the door. When the door opens, a box falls. Heather jumps back. As she turns around, there is a woman sitting by the window. Heather can’t see her. She feels the air getting cold. She looks around the room. There is nothing there. She can feel that somethings not right. She decides to leave out the room. As she walks out closing the door. She see’s the light turn out from under the door. She goes and gets Jane. Telling her what had happened.
Jane walks around the room telling Heather everything is fine. Henery tells Jane I have to go back to the office to get some paper work. Jane says ok. Henery got in his car and began to drive. He runs onto a long straight road. His gas paddle gets push to the floor. His car quickly picks up speed reaching 90 mph. Henery tries to push the break, but nothing happens. Henery grips the steering wheel. Trying to keep the car steady. He looks in the rear view mirror and sees a man sitting in the back seat. Henery pulls the emergency break. The car began to spin stopping on the side of the road. Henery jumps out the car looking around the car for damage. Henery phone rings he jumps. Its Gloria she asked him were are you. He tells her I am on my way.
Henery gets back in the car looking in the back seat there is nothing there. Henery arrives at Gloria house. Henry and Gloria began to make love in her living room. Henry finishes up and goes to take a shower. When Henery gets out the shower, he looks in the mirror. He sees three faces in the mirror. Henery jumps back. While continuing to look in the mirror. He stairs at the faces. The faces start to fade away. Until there completely gone. Henery washes his face trying to pull his self together.
Henry finally goes home. Later that night he and Jane lay in the bed. Neither one of them can sleep. When they finally do fall to sleep. Henery starts to dream he is taken back to the house at a different period. He hears someone talking about the back of the house. Henery walks towards the voices. Looking from the side of the house he sees a crowd of people with torches and axes and other weapons. He could hear someone talking. He could not make out what they were saying. Henery decided to walk closer. That when he sees flames coming from a barn. He could hear cries and screams coming from the barn. He looked over at the trees there were bodies hanging from every tree. There were bodies laying all over the field. There were people running with dogs chasing them. He could smell the stench of flesh burning in the air. A man looks at him and starts to walk towards him. The man started to get closer. Just before the man gets in front of Henery, he wakes up. He wakes Jane up.
Jane asked him was he ok. He tells Jane yes I just had a bad dream. Jane looks at him saying go back to bed. It was just a dream. Jane quickly goes back to sleep. Jane is taken back to the house were she sees her Grandfather Theodore Willington. Jane runs over to him with laughter. But he can’t see her. She stands over him just watching him. Theodore sits there when a man appears. Theodore jumps up saying your dead. Theodore runs out the room into the bathroom. Jane follows behind him. He goes to wash his face. He looks in the mirror and sees three men faces in the mirror. Theodore hits the mirror breaking the glass saying your dead. The glass falls to the floor. Theodore looks down the faces are still in the shattered glass. Theodore screams running out the bathroom.
The next day Jane wakes up. Realizing she has over slept. Henery and the kids are gone. Jane goes into the shower to get herself ready for the day. While in the shower Jane hears something fall in the hallway. Jane turns the water off grabbing her towel. Walking out into the hallway. Jane sees a picture of her husband on the floor. Jane bends down to pick the picture up. When Jane picks the picture up the face changes to an old black man. His face was badly burned. Jane drops the picture on the floor the glass shatters. The pieces of the glass began to turn into tiny old negro slaves. The slaves surround Jane crawling all over her. Jane screams trying to brush them off her, but they begin to submerge into her skin. Thinking that it was just her imagination, she starts to calm down. All of a sudden sharded hands feet, and faces start to come out of Jane’s chest back and arms. They are all over her body screaming to be free. Blood consumes Jane’s body and pours out of her skin like a thick liquid onto the floor. She collapses to the floor crippled with fear unable to move.
While lying on the floor, she slowly opens her eyes she sees that all the other pictures on the wall have changed to the faces of slaves. The slaves began to chant free us free us. She quickly closes her eyes again hoping it would go away. She opens her eyes back up, and the pictures began to pour blood. Blood drips down the walls of the hallway. She tries to scream for help, but nothing comes out. A tear runs down her face. Jane hears footsteps walking towards her.
She looks back and sees a lady covered in burns. Jane is frozen in fear. Her heart is pounding out of her chest. The lights began to flicker. Each time the lights turn off the lady disappeared. When the lights come back on she is closer. The lady is slithering down the hall. With her legs behind her as if they were broken. The lady began to crawl towards Jane. When she got closer, she disappeared. Jane looks around all of a sudden she appears on top of Jane. The old woman face is half gone from what could have been a gunshot wound. The woman sits on Jane’s stomach holding down her arms. The hallway turns cold. Slaves began to appear all throughout the hall. They all gather around Jane. Some with ropes around there neck. Other with blood soak clothes on. She sees a little boy appear reaching for her hand. But Jane can’t move. He grabs Jane, hand. At that moment everything disappeared and stops. He tells her run. Jane quickly gets up and start to move
towards the steps. She hears a loud scream. Making her look back. She sees a lady on fire at the end of the hall. Jane turns and runs towards the steps as she reaches the steps. She slips falling down the steps. Jane lays at the bottom of the steps unconscious. Georgia runs to Jane and calls 911.
Jane is taken to the hospital. Henery and the kids rush to her side. Jane is strapped to the bed because she is very hysterical. She screams to the nurses don’t you see them. The doctor enters the room and tries to calm her down with no success. The doctor decided to give her a tranquilizer to help her sleep. Henery asked the doctor why is she strapped to the bed the doctor. The doctor says we believe she might have had a nervous breakdown. The medicine will help her sleep, and when she wakes up, she won’t remember anything from this breakdown. She claims she saw a ghost in your home. The Doctor asked does your wife use any drugs, sir. Henery replies no. What’s going on? Can she come back? The doctor respond was going to keep her for observation.
Henery and the kids go home. The next day Henery and the kids visit Jane. Henery walks in the room. Leaning over Jane kissing her forehead. Jane slowly opens her eyes and smiles at her husband. She asks him were am I. He looks at her and says you are at the hospital don’t worry just get some rest. The doctors think you had a nervous breakdown.
Henry decides to take the kids home so they could get some rest. The next day Henery drives back to the hospital after dropping the kids off. Jane is in her room laying on the bed. Her straps had be taken off. She hears something scratching under her bed. Jane goes to the side of the bed to look under it. There is a woman looking back at her she began to scream. The doctor comes into the room and ask is everything ok. Jane realized if she tells the doctor what she had seen she would never get out.She tells the doctor everything is ok. While Jane is talking to the doctor, she feels something behind her. Scratching on her back. Jane tries to ignore it. The lady began to dig her nails into Jane’s neck. Jane bites down on her lips, trying not to show the doctor she was losing it. The doctor says I am going to give you some medicine. You will probably be going home later today. When the doctor leaves the room, Jane feels the back of her neck. There is blood on her fingers. When Henery enters the room, Jane runs to him. Hugging him saying I want to go home. Later Jane is discharged from the hospital. Henery and Jane get in the car beginning to drive home. Later that evening while Heather is in her room. Listening to music on her headphones while laying on her bed. She looks to the ceiling just daydreaming and all of a sudden the music start too static. The song on her headphones changes to an old Negro spiritual. The voice is very slow and eery. She tries to change the station, but it’s on every station. She hears a voice saying help us. She takes the headphones off throwing them to the floor. She could still hear the song. Heather stands up looking around. After a few minutes which felt like much longer, there was silence.
Sarah is in her room playing. When she hears a noise coming from her closet. Sarah starts to walk towards her closet. She opens the door, to her surprise she sees a little black boy. Sarah with no fear begins to walk toward the boy. Hi, my name is Leroy as he smiles at Sarah. Still smiling with his hands extend she shakes his hand. My name is Sarah she tells him. She asks him where did you come from because she had never seen a black child before. She said all my classmates look like me. Leroy tells her I want to be your friend. Sarah asks Leroy what happened to your clothes. He looks down at his self and says nothing. Sarah responds they are all ripped and tattered. They are always like that Leroy tells her. Sarah says ok let’s play. Sarah and Leroy sit down on her floor and begin to play. Sarah has no idea that Leroy was sent to protect her. Sarah asked him where did you come from. Leroy replies I am here to be your friend.
Jane comes home from the hospital. Walking towards her bedroom. Jane walks past Sarah room and hears her talking to someone. Jane asked Sarah who is you talking to. Sarah responds Leroy. Jane says who Leroy Sarah says, my friend. Jane says ok not thinking anything of it.
Henery lays Jane down and goes downstairs to fix her some water. Henery opens the refrigerator to get some ice. When he closes the door. He sees a man in front of him. He drops the cup onto the floor the glass shatters. He looks around and doesn’t see anything. He looks around saying hello is anyone there. Georgia says yes. Georgia asked him was everything ok. Henry says yes. Georgia walks back to her room.
Henery grabs another cup getting Jane her water. Henery takes Jane her water, but not before taking a sip.John finally comes home later the night. He is drunk trying not to make a lot of noise. He slowly walks up the stairs. John goes into his room. Laying down on his bed. John began to close his eyes putting the cover over his face. John feels someone watching him. He began to slowly pull the covers from his face. As the covers come down, John looks up at the ceiling. He sees a face looking down at him. He quickly jumps out of bed. Running towards the door. When John reaches the door. He sees an arm come through the door. John jumps back. His heart is beating fast. He sees a leg come through the door next. Then a man walks through the door. He walks up to John. His face is badly burned. He began to scream in John’s face. Why did you do that to my family? John paralyzed with fear just stands there. The man hits John in the face. John falls to his bed going to sleep. The next morning John wakes up not remembering anything.Henery wakes Jane up saying I am going to get the kids ready are you ok. Jane says yes. Henery and the kids all leave out ready for the day. Jane gets up and goes to take a shower. She goes into the bathroom and turns the shower on. Jane gets into the shower. She closes her eyes letting the water cover her face. When Jane opens her eyes the water turn red. The water turns cold. Then transforming into little swords of ice that began to pierce through Jane skin. There is blood everywhere. Jane screams and tries to open the shower curtain, but it won’t open. She throws herself out the shower. Landing on the floor. There is blood pouring from her.
Jane crawls into her room. She sees herself in the mirror. Jane sees her self-covered in blood. She looks at her arm but does not see anything. She looks back in the mirror, and the blood is dripping down her body. Jane sits on the floor just steering into the mirror in a daze. An old lady appears in the mirror looking back at Jane. Georgia comes upstairs. She sees Jane naked on the floor. She asked Jane was she ok. There is no response. Georgia picks Jane up wrapping her up in a towel. Putting her back to bed.
Henery is at work sitting at his desk. When he sees flames on his computer screen. The flames look real he goes to touch the screen. When he touch the screen, the fire burns his hands. Henery jumps back that’s when he sees a face appear on the screen. Henery unplugs the computer. The face is still there. Henry grabs the computer throwing it against the wall. Henery decides he needs some air. He goes outside to smoke at the back of the building. He lights up and hears a noise. Coming from the ally. He began to walk slowly down the alley. Henery sees a little boy looking at him. He starts to walk towards the boy. The boy turns into a grown man. That’s covered in flames. Henery is mesmerized by the flames. The man starts to run towards Henery. Henery turns around and quickly began running. The man jumps and enters Henery body. Henery falls to the ground. A lady walking pass sees Henery on the ground. She walks over to him. Helping him up. She looks into his eyes, and she sees flames. She gets scared and runs off. Henery stands up staggering back to his office.
The kids come home from school. They go to check on their mother. She is in her room sleep. Heather tells Sarah if you need anything I will be in my room. Sarah goes in her room Leroy is waiting on her they began to play.
Heather decides to go and take a shower. While in the shower there is a pair of hands coming out her chest and starts to choke her. She feels a tightening in her neck but doesn’t see anything. She hears something fall on the floor. She looks out the shower, but there’s nothing there. As she steps out the shower, the lights flicker. Heather leaves out the bathroom walking pass Sarah room.
Sarah is playing with Leroy. He is holding her up in the air. Heather looks into Sarah room it seems as if Sarah is floating in midair. Heather ask Sarah what are you doing. Leroy drops her. She falls back to the ground. Heather ask how did you do that. Sarah says do what. Heather says you were in the air. Sarah says I was playing with Leroy.
Heather decide to go and tell her mother what she just saw. Heather walks into her mom’s room. The air was cold and thick. She sees her mother eyes wide open just steering at the ceiling. Heather goes and tells John to watch Sarah. She says something is not right mom is getting worse, and something is going on with this house. John says where you are going. Heather says I am going to find out what’s going on.
Heather goes to the library trying to find any information she could about their house. She is on the internet she types in Willington Family. Information began popping up. One article says hundreds killed. She clicks the article. The rest of the text is all blocked out. She looks closer the text start to come through the black lines. The text read Mr. Willington goes Mad. Mr. Willington says that there were sprits hunting him in his home. He claimed he found three boys that had been stealing food from his home. Mr. Willington had the boys killed. They say after their death. The boys began to hunt Mr. Willington.
At the bottom she sees the cemetery were her Grandfather was buried. She writes down the address. As she writes the address down the computer turns off. Heather goes to the cemetery. To see if she could find out anything more about what happen. She arrives at the cemetery finding her grandfather tomb. Slowly walking inside the tomb. There are two tombs one says Mrs. Grace Willington the other says Mr. Theodore Willington.
While in the tomb the door closes she runs over to the door, but it’s locked. She turns around and starts to see lights on the ground. The lights start to spin in a circular motion. An image appears in the lights it’s her grandmother. She tells Heather you are all in great danger you must leave that house. She tells Heather to stay close to Sarah she will protect you. She is the key. Heather asked what’s going on. She tells Heather their souls are restless they want revenge for what was done. Heather says what was done. Mrs. Willington starts to disappear.Heather hears a knock on the other coffin. She walks towards the coffin. Putting her ear to it. She here’s a voice say be careful protect your family. I am sorry for what I have done. I thought they were all evil. I gather up everyone I could find. I no longer wanted any of them on my property. We killed them all. We put most of them in a barn and set it on fire. The ones that could not fit in the barn. We hung or shot them. They were all killed. I thought I was doing the right thing. I was protecting my family. Tonight is the anniversary of that night. It will all start at midnight tonight. I can’t rest on what I have done you must make it right. Heather says how. The voice stop and the door to the tomb opens.John goes in his mom room to check on her. While walking down the hall, he feels something behind him. John looks back but doesn’t see anything. There is a shadow of a man behind him. John enters his mom room. He sees her sitting on the ground staring into the mirror putting on makeup. There is makeup all over her face. John picks her up laying her down in the bed.
Henery comes home and checks on Jane. As John walks out the room he sees his dad walking down the hall. Henery asked John how was your mom today. John tells him I just laid her down. I think the medicine has her pretty out of it. She is sleep. Henery turns and walks towards the room. Saying ok Tobi. John says dad what did you just say. Henery says I said ok John. John looks at him with a confused look and walks into his room.
John goes into his room and opens the window. John sits by the window and lights up a joint. John began to smoke blowing the smoke out the window. John hit the joint taken in a lot of smoke. There is a knock at his door. John quickly blows the smoke out the window. Turning his head to the door. In the cloud of smoke, a face appears. John walks over to the door saying yes.
Heather says let me in John it’s me. John opens the door. Heather says are you smoking. John cough saying no. Heather says let me hit it John. John says you don’t smoke. Heather says where it is. John passes the joint to Heather. She began to smoke saying I have to tell you something. John says what. Heather say have you notice strange things have been happening. John says mom and dad have been acting weird.
Heather say’s I found out that a lot of people were killed on this property. John says what people. Heather says our great grandfather owned slaves. He went mad and started to see a ghost of slaves he had killed. He thought he could stop it by killing off all the slaves on his property.
John says I don’t believe you. Heather says I want you to try something with me. Heather pulls out a lewidge board. John says I am not doing that Heather says we have to find out what they want. Heather says will you help me. John hit the joint saying ok.
Heather light three candles and turns the lights out. Heather and John put their hands on the board. Heather began to ask who you are? Nothing happens. They both look at each other. John says what you want? The dial start to move spelling out reformation. Heather say how. What do you want from us? The dial began to move again spelling leave.
John pulls away from the board. Telling Heather to let go. She says I am trying, but her hands are stuck to the board. Heather began to gasp for air. John looks on in shock. Heather face began to turn blue. John tries to pull heather from the board with no success. John looks at Heather. Her hair began to turn white. The room turns cold. John runs over to Heather tackling her off the board. Heather lays on the floor gasping for air.
When she opens her hand, there is a key. Johns says what’s that. Heather looks at the key saying it’s a Skelton key. It can unlock every door in the house. John says but no doors are locked. Henery knocks on the door telling them to come down for dinner. Heather puts the key in her pocket. They all sit around the table eating dinner. Jane has pulled herself together walking down stairs. She still looks as if she is in a daze. She sits down at the table.
Heather tells Henry I think we need to leave something bad is going to happen. Henery says were not going any where everything is fine. After dinner, there is a knock at the door its Mike and Adam. John takes them upstairs into his room. Jane decides to take a bath. She starts to soak in the water she lets her face go under water. When she goes to lift her head up. She is stuck under water. It’s as if there is a shield that she can’t penetrate. She pounds on the water but can’t break free. The water turns red and starts to bubble. Jane can see people standing around the tub she just looks with fear in her eyes. Jane began to panic her heart beats faster. Just as Jane tries to gasp for air. She breaks through the water.
Jane throws herself to the floor there are people standing all around her. A lady walks up to Jane. Hitting her with the butt of an ax in her head. Jane’s head falls to the floor. Henery is in his room watching TV as he lays there he start to hear footsteps around his bed. He sits up looking around the TV screen turns to fire. Henery tries to change the channel, but it’s on every channel. The flames spell GET OUT. Henery walks towards the door the door won’t open. Henry looks back into the room feeling someone watching him. A rope starts to come from out of the ceiling. Henery doesn’t see the rope. The rope comes down going around Henery’s neck. Tightening with every breath he takes. The rope began to pull Henery off his feet. Henery tries to pull the rope from his neck. While swinging in the air.
Henery was looking around he sees people all around the room. There all watching him. The walls began to pour blood. Puddles of blood forms around the floor. Henry is fighting trying to get the rope off. Tiring his self out. His eyes close and his arms drop to his side. As his head falls, the rope falls from the ceiling dropping Henery to the floor. Henery lands in a puddle of blood. There are slaves all around him watching Henery lay on the blood-soaked floor.
Sarah is in her room playing with Leroy there jumping around playing. Leroy says I have to show you something. He asked her to do you trust me Sarah says yes. Leroy takes Sarah into the closet he closes the door. When he opens the door back up. Sarah sees a little girl in the room playing with Leroy the little girl looks just like Sarah. Leroy tells Sarah just watch. They hear a loud scream Leroy and Emily go to the window. That’s when they saw people being hung and burn. They could see people running trying to escape. They listen to the screams of the slaves. Leroy’s eyes began to water. Emily hears footsteps walking towards her door saying where is Leroy. Emily tells Leroy to hide. Her father walks into the room asking Emily were is Leroy. Emily says I don’t any. When her father leaves out the room.
Emily looks out the door seeing he is gone. She takes Leroy downstairs to the back door. They start to run towards the field. They could still hear the screams and cries of the slaves. They ran into they were both out of breath. They ran into Leroy mother and father. There the only slaves that manage to escape. They thank Emily for her help. While beginning to run off, Emily watches as they disappeared into the field. Leroy tells Sarah they are angry they want revenge. I can’t stop it, but I will protect you. Leroy takes her back to her room Were they start to play again. There still in the house but in a different dimension.
Heather is in her room trying to process everything that has been happening. Her chair began to rock back and forth. Boom there is a loud crash in her room. She quickly jumps up and runs into John’s room. She sees John smoking with Adam and Mike. John turns on the music they all sit on the floor. John asked Heather do you think something feels weird to you. She says yes, but I don’t know what it is. John blows the smoke out everyone sees a face in the smoke they all jump back. Heather start to scream.
In the cloud of smoke, an image of a man appears. Grabbing Mike throwing him across the room. Mike hits the wall falling to the floor. They all run towards the door. John picks Mike up pulling him out the room.
Heather and John yells dad running towards his room. The door is closed they began to bang on the door. Henery began to wake up picking his self-up off the ground. Heather pulls the key out opening up the door. Henery began to walk out. When three men appeared behind him. Pulling him back into the room the door slams shut. John and Heather bang on the door. A knife comes through the door hitting John in his shoulder. Heather grabs John, and they began to run down the hall. Mike and Adam are right behind them. People are coming through the walls grabbing at them. They all run down the stairs trying to open the front door. It’s locked and won’t open. Heather looks to the stairs she sees men standing at the top of the steps. One man is on fire. Heather tries to break the window screaming help. As she looks out the window she sees the house is surrounded by slaves. The men began to walk down the steps Heather and Adam runs one way, and John and Mike runs the Another way.
John and Mike run to the end of the hall way. Putting their backs against the wall. Arms start to come through the walls grabbing Mike around his neck. Mike’s feet comes off the ground. John tries to pull Mike down. A man appears at the other end of the hall with a knife in his hand. His body is completely covered in flames. As they watched him down the hall. His body began to rapidly transform. From young women to an old man. Then to a child. Back to a man. He runs full speed towards Mike. Stabbing him in the chest Mike falls to the floor. The man stands over him. Putting his hand out touching Mike’s shirt. Mike shirt catches on fire. He jumps up running and screaming. Falling in the middle of the hall. John began to run. John runs into a room closing the door sitting on the floor.
Heather and Adam runs into Georgia room. Heather calls out for Georgia, but she is no were to be found. Adam is sitting on Georgia bed. When a pair of hands grabs Adams ankle Adam falls to the floor. He is pulled under the bed. Heather tries to grab Adam hands but they slips threw her fingers. Adam is pulled through the floor. Landing in the basement.
Adam gets up off the ground. He sees a black man with a rope around his neck standing at the end of the hall. He is starring Adam in his eyes. He is swinging a whip while walking down the hall towards Adam. He swings the wipe at Adam hitting him in his chest. Adam backs up against the wall. There is no were to go. He continues to whip Adam. Adam covers his face and screams for help. While his flesh is being pulled from his body from the sting of the whip. Adam falls to the ground his clothes are soaked in blood. The man continues to whip Adam.
He walks over to Adam putting a rope around his neck. The rope goes into the ceiling lifting Adam off the ground. Adam swings in the air. The man stands in front of Adam just watching. Just before Adam takes his last breath the man pulls an ax out and swings it at Adam’s neck. Adam headless body falls to the ground. With his head still swinging.
Heather runs out the room. She runs to the end of the hall and goes into a room. She sees John on the floor rocking back and forth. She goes and picks John up saying we have to get out of here. Heather says were is mom and Sarah. John looks up saying I don’t any.
Heather and John goes to the steps. Slowly walking up. They get to the top of the stairs. A man appears and stands in front of them. John tells Heather to run. John takes a vase and hits the man he falls to the ground. Heather looks back saying find mom I am going to get Sarah. Henery walks out the room seeing John. John runs up to Henery hugging him. Henery’s eyes are black as if he had been taken over, Henry takes John throwing him against the wall. Henery picked John up and began choking him. John’s feet lifts up off the ground. John screams out help. Jane is laying on the bathroom floor beginning to wake up. She pulls herself up. Opening up the bathroom door. She sees Henery choking John. Jane tells Henery stop, but he does not respond.
Jane runs towards Henery trying to pull his arm from around John’s neck. Henry hits Jane knocking her to the floor. Jane picks up a knife off the ground and stabs Henry. It doesn’t work he is still choking John. Jane took the knife out and began to stab Henery. Henery lets go and turn towards Jane. John’s on the floor gasping for air. Jane screams get back. John runs into their room grabbing a gun out of there closet. Henry is standing over Jane kicking her. John scream dad. Henry turn around, and John shoots him. Henry falls over the railing to the floor.
John picks his mother up and starts to walk towards the steps. They start to see people coming towards them from the end of the hallway. A lady throws a knife John pushes Jane out the way the knife goes through John’s chest. John spits out blood falling to the floor. Jane tries to run down the steps an arm comes from out the steps grabbing Jane’s legs. Jane falls the steps landing at the bottom of the steps. Jane lifeless body lay at the bottom of the steps.
Heather runs in Sarah room looking for Sarah. She calls Sarah name but does not hear a response. She sees the closet light come on. Heather goes to the closet, but it’s locked. She goes to look in her pocket for the key. The key is not there. Heather began to look around the room. She can’t find the key. Heather opens Sarah room door looking down the hall. She could see the key in the middle of the hall. There are men standing at the end of the hall. She gets down to the ground crawling. Trying not to be noticed. As she reaches the key one of the men looks back at her. He began to run towards her. Heather grabs the key running into Sarah room locking the door. She goes to Sarah closet unlocking the door. Heather walks in the closet calling Sarah name. The door closes behind her. She goes to open the door. Heather sees Sarah and Leroy on the floor playing. Heather tells Leroy to leave us alone. Sarah tells Heather its ok he is my friend. Heather picks Sarah up. Heather looks around an can tell the room is different. Heather asked Sarah where are we. Sarah says we have to go back through the closet. Heather and Sarah enters the closet the door slams shut. When Heather opens the door there back in Sarah room. Heather hold Sarah tight and quickly walk out the room. Leroy stands beside them.
They enter the hallway there is blood everywhere pouring form out the walls of the house. People start to appear all throughout the hallway. Heather stands there paralyzed with fear not knowing what to do. She screams I am sorry, I am sorry; I did not do it I am sorry. What do you want? Tears run down Heather face. Leroy puts his hands out for Heather. Sarah says it’s ok. Heather looks at Sarah and grabs Leroy, hand.
The people around them step back clearing a path for Heather and Sarah. Heather looked at Sarah and started to walk down the hall. Heather sees Jane lifeless body lying at the bottom of the steps. She covers Sarah’s eyes and walks pass her. Heather and Sarah quickly walks to the front door. Heather goes to open the front door. She steps out the door and runs down the porch. She falls to the ground screaming while still holding Sarah in her arms. Heather looks back into the house. She hears Jane scream help. Heather puts Sarah down running back towards the house. When Jane gets to the door.
Georgia appears pulling Jane back into the house the door slams shut. Jane screams. Heather bangs on the front door screaming and crying. Flames began to form around the door. Heather jumps back and runs to grab Sarah. Falling to the ground screaming and crying. Her screams could be heard miles away. There are slaves everywhere. Their entire house is quickly engulfed in flames. The slaves are all starring at the house burning down. As if there in a trance. Heather just sits there rocking holding Sarah. They watch the fire consume their home. The lights from the fire flicker across their faces. As they watch their house burn down. Heather looks up she sees the slaves start to walk away. Disappearing into the night sky one by one until their all gone.
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