The Haunted Lighthouse

In celebration of National Lighthouse Day on August 7th, I decided to take my employees on a field trip to Woodland Springs, Colorado’s only lighthouse on Luminary Lake. The paranormal lake is full of supernatural life and is known to suddenly develop huge waves and thick mysterious fog. In the early days of our town a lot of people went missing in the lake so they built the lighthouse. However, it’s rumored a Curse was placed upon it by a local dark witch after a lighthouse keeper thwarted her effort to sacrifice several local kids to the demon she worshiped. The curse came into play once the lighthouse keeper was eradicated by her malevolent minions. Thankfully a Witch Slayer came to town and took her out as well with extreme prejudice!

Unfortunately, all lighthouse keepers after that died of mysterious causes and then proceeded to haunt the place. Various attempts to exorcise them into the afterlife failed as it seems the curse traps their souls there for all eternity! Mystic Investigations attempted to do so a number of times but the curse is mega powerful! In general, Curses placed by magical practitioner are incredibly hard to break! The lighthouse closed some years ago with the advent of cell phones, GPS tracking, and meticulous patrol of the lake by the local Sheriffs department as they have training in the supernatural world. We’re friends with the Sheriff Blake Maverick so he let us into the lighthouse that still mysteriously lights up at night even though nobody is there!

Many of our employees are simply office support staff and don’t really believe in the world of the paranormal. Even when some have witnessed some perplexing things they dismiss it as something else because their sub-conscious mind won’t let them entertain the terror of our real world! This is the way it is for a lot of people and many of our employees think the paranormal investigations is just a marketing thing to get customers for standard investigations. So quite a few employees were giggling and making joking ghostly noises to mask their underlying fear that the place really was haunted.

Certainly, they weren’t taking our Psychic Julia Hathaway seriously when she said there were several ghosts present. She could even feel the dark specter of the wicked witch amid the curse. Something not felt this strong on our previous research visits. Julia and our Ghost Hunter Rob Edmunds suspected the witch had recently been released from hell on a mission to create a powerful poltergeist from the lost human souls in the lighthouse along with the dark energy of the curse. This was probably not technically turning the curse into an entity all its own so there would be no Heavenly intervention as stated in the Supernatural Secrecy Pact.

There was an element of real danger here as opposed to the simple harmless ghosts we expected to find. However, as it was broad daylight and not between the Witching and Devil’s hours we felt the employees would be relatively safe. As we walked into various rooms the temperature dropped as an unholy howling echoed through the air. It got so cold that we could see our breath! A sickening stink of sulfur wafted about amid lights flickering. We decided it was time to leave as everyone was shivering along with one employee puking due to the wretched stinks!

All the exits were inexplicably sealed shut. The Sheriff was still with us and he drew his gun to blast out the largest window but the bullet bounced off. Thankfully he ordered everyone in another room so it simply embedded in a wooden wall rather than accidentally striking someone. He tried a few more time with no results. Our resident vampire Drake Alexander was the strongest among us and he attempted to punch the window with brute 5th generation vampire strength. The glass actually cracked but instantly repaired itself while a sinister cackling came from nowhere and everywhere all at once. Some of the employees were crying while another screamed,”What is going on here?!”

Things didn’t get any better as several horrifying specters flew about us making menacing gestures. One employee was huddled in a corner whispering,”It’s all holograms and special effects. They’re just trying to scare us! It’s not real!” Rebecca Abernathy our resident witch let loose her natural born witchcraft power of the Mystic Sphere. A translucent pink metaphysical energy bubble that extends around her like a super shield. The employees not in the true supernatural know looked on in amazement while she tried crashing it through the window and walls! The window shattered but then rebuilt itself in an instant!

Suddenly the sunny day outside turned pitch black while the lights went out. Thank God Rebecca’s Mystic Sphere kept a pink light glowing! Most of the employees were in a panic trying to find a way out as I attempted to calm everyone down. I told them it was a high tech Halloween haunted house with some malfunctions that we’re trying to work out. Sheriff Maverick nervously nodded in agreement. Rebecca said we were looking right into five-dimensional hyper-space as the entire lighthouse phased between Universes under immense paranormal power! Julia said she felt the birth of a powerful Poltergeist! Apparently, the fear of so many people in the lighthouse was the final catalyst needed for the poltergeist to form. It was a terrifying entity made up of lost souls forcibly wrapped in evil energies under the mental control of a dead wicked witch! We needed to get out of the lighthouse before we all died!

We had the Sheriff keep watch on the civilians with his flashlight in hand as the rest of our team headed up the steps to the beacon of the lighthouse itself. As we got closer it was glowing an eerie crimson color. Julia, Rebecca, and Drake could feel the strong unholy presence in the lightroom. Suddenly the ice cold air turned seriously hot as the entity stopped sucking thermal energy and instead was bursting it forth in defiance. Rebecca powered forth her Mystic Sphere to absorb the heat. She expanded it to encapsulate the entire room in an attempt to capture the poltergeist. She recited a powerful witchcraft spell that included utilizing Drakes unique vampire blood. Ghostbuster Rob began setting up quantum disruption devices around the lighthouse. It causes supernatural unsettling at the level of reality where energy meets matter. This is where otherworldly entities interact with our world. This disruption would force all aspects of the poltergeist into the lightroom.

The poltergeist began shooting objects at us but Drake and Zack Powers our bionic boy wonder caught them all at super speed! The witch who was the brains of the blasphemous beast screamed obscenities at us and promised our long agonized death at her hands! The entire lighthouse began to shake as Rob set off the disruption devices and Rebecca bellowed forth serious incantations. We were holding on to things as it seemed like a violent earthquake was taking place. People were ducking down because objects not bolted down were flying all over the place. Flashes of light began bursting outside the windows in the pitch black darkness. We could see glimmers of the physical world returning as a sickening looking specter became trapped in Rebecca’s supernatural sphere. It took a hideous female form and angrily yelled,”Damn you all to hell!” Rebecca replied,”No you’re going to hell old hag!”

Rebecca began compressing the sphere into a smaller form forcing the metaphysical energy out of the poltergeist. It was almost like juicing the entity as if it was a fruit! As the sphere disappeared we could hear the witch scream,”Noooooooooooo!” She was separated from the now destroyed poltergeist and destined for hell or at the least the Underworld. All the lighthouse ghosts were freed from their forced damnation at the hands of the wicked witch. A few of the ghosts were able to overcome the Curse and finally crossed over into the light that leads Heaven. This was due to them surfing the released metaphysical energy from the poltergeist-like a wave to freedom on Heaven’s sandy shores. Only Drake, Rebecca, and Julia actually saw or felt it take place. Unfortunately, the curse could not be broken! We will continue to figure out how to break it so the lost souls within can finally find peace!

All the chaos stopped and we could see the sunny shores of Luminary Lake outside the window again. The doors opened and everyone ran out to breath a sigh of relief and inhale the fresh summer air. A few of the employees who were non-believers finally accepted the world of the supernatural was real but couldn’t handle it. The rest refused to accept this was real and their sub-conscious conflict traumatized them. Drake, Rebecca, and Julia worked to hypnotize everyone to remember a duller version that was explained as a Halloween haunted house experiment. Hopefully, they wouldn’t have too many nightmares in the following weeks.

The Sheriff locked up the lighthouse but not before Rebecca placed a powerful protection spell upon it ensuring nobody would utilize it for malevolent means! I gave the employees the rest of the day off while us Executives kept working onward in the quest to eradicate supernatural evil from the world! No more field trips on National Light House Day ever again! Lesson Learned!

By Xavier Remington, Mystic Investigations President

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Halloween Haunted House Of Vampire Horror

Haunted House Of Hellish HorrorsWe here at Mystic Investigations have dealt with many forms of dark creatures over these 13 Nights Of Halloween. On the eve of Halloween Drake Alexander’s vampire mother, Duanna Sargon, flew in from Turkey where she resides in a posh palace fit for Sumerian royalty displaced from Iraq due to war. She had previously planned to visit Drake, and all of us for Halloween but she had news of a potential threat. Previously a friend of Drake’s had a vision about a mysterious vampire escaping from a dark place underground into a cold environment where Eskimos were afoot. It became clear that this individual was most likely a third generation vampire named Meistiensos who originated from the lost Continent of Atlantis. He is the vampire who sired Duanna over 4000 years ago, and there came a time when his overbearing obsessive ways led her, and her vampire siblings to over power him as one so that he could be sealed in a crypt deep underground. It was a burial chamber located underneath the Sahara Desert along the Red Sea in Egypt. Duanna recently traveled to the crypt, and discovered he was gone. He had been imprisoned via powerful Egyptian religious symbols, and artifacts. We later pieced together various evidence to gleam a picture of what happened to him. Apparently an archeological dig released him after 3000 years of being entombed, and his sarcophagus was relocated to a United States military research base in Northern Alaska. There he escaped into the snows on the cusp of a modern world full of wonders he could have never imagined. However it might not have been totally foreign to him since Atlantis had some amazing technology that was lost in the cold waters of Atlantic history. A number of fine soldiers met their maker at the secret base, and were found drained of blood. A government informant alerted us to this fact, and naturally it was never reported to the media.

Meistiensos was never completely evil. He had been a simple farmer who was ill equipped to handle the demonic DNA all vampires possess. His personality began to warp as his power grew, and he became sadistic in nature along with having delusions of grandeur. As a third generation vampire of advanced age he has psychic powers, including telekinesis which allows him to fly. Despite this he stole a jet from the base, and most likely utilized his telekinetic powers to guide it until it crashed in a remote area of Washington State. Before our fateful meeting with this dark vampire hell bent on revenge for his centuries of forced mummification we got a report of him in Seattle,Washington. Apparently two prostitutes at a truck stop were drained of their blood about a week ago. He also beat the hell out of six truck drivers who ran to the ladies defense. Actually he merely flicked them aside with his finger. A group of paranormal investigators had been tracking a new vampire in town, and happened upon the scene as he completed his dark deed, and headed for the diner. He was in the process of hypnotizing dozens of people when the investigators managed to drive him off. Government agents showed up on the scene to cover up the entire incident. Witnesses say that Meistiensos apologized for what he was about to do but he needed his strength to meet his children, and grandchildren. Especially his most beloved one Enheduanna, aka Duanna. He indicated that he had over 3000 years of hunger to quell. Luckily the brave paranormal investigators of Seattle managed to stop him, and he fled as government agents showed up. These agents have been hunting him since his escape in Alaska. Clearly he had not enough blood yet to regain his strength since he’s never been one to flee a fight. Obviously he had not yet required his power to fly among the clouds of the deep dark night.

On the night of the notorious Blood Moon a report out of Cheyenne, Wyoming indicated even more blood lust as an entire biker gang was found slaughtered in the outskirts of the city. Clearly his psychic powers were leading him to our location in Woodland Springs where his symbolic daughter Duanna, and grandson Drake would be. Unfortunately we were in the thick of Halloween havoc taking on all manner of beasts including rogue vampires, werewolves, zombies, and more! We could only keep a watchful eye out as we were already prepared to take on everything known to the paranormal investigation profession. We also overlooked a message on our forum that was from him. At about 7 PM on Halloween Eve Drake, myself, and Rebecca greeted Duanna at the airport. We had some champagne from her personal winery for a while on her private jet as we got reacquainted with the strikingly beautiful vampire of middle eastern descent who had shoulder length raven hair, and dark blue eyes. Then she came with us out into the field to help us take on the raging monstrous mayhem that was ramping up as the Halloween Witching Hour approached. Duanna really lightened our work load with her amazing strength, speed, agility, telekinetic powers, and wealth of knowledge. We soon became aware of a vampire uprising, and headed to the location where these vicious villains were converging.

At Midnight most of our team entered an old dilapidated mansion on the edge of the Mystical Forest. However Zack Powers, our teen bionic boy wonder, and Elizabeth Weatherly, an investigator, hid in the foliage as look outs with walkie talkies in hand. Apparently a gang of vampires was converging under the command of the notorious Wraith whose a powerful fifth generation Scottish vampire known to be the black sheep of vampire royalty. They have a price on his head due to his wish to start a vampire apocalypse which would be similar to a zombie apocalypse. His dream is to turn a good portion of the global human populace into vampires who would then enslave the rest for the purposes of being a food supply. The Mystical Forest is one of a handful of major paranormal energy centers on Earth, and it seemed Wraith had enlisted a powerful Dark Witch, named Belladonna, to marshal that power on the most evil of days Halloween. Evidence also indicated that he had Werewolves, and Zombies under his command via Belladonnna’s dark potions, and spells. We hoped to catch these filthy fiends off guard as we cautiously, and quietly entered this house which was haunted as well. As we walked down the creaky wood corridors transparent apparitions flew past us along with rushes of cold wind coming out of nowhere. There was a smell of sulfur among the eerie sounds of other worldly howling. Our Phantasmologist, Rob Edmunds, took the lead as me (Xavier Remington Mystic Investigations President), Rebecca Abernathy(White Witch), Hunter Jackson(Ex-Navy Seal), Julia Hathaway(Psychic With Telekinetic Powers), and Ashley Abercrombie(Cryptozoologist) followed while Drake, and Duanna brought up the rear.

Suddenly we came to a dead halt as a female ghost dripping in ectoplasmic blood declared in a bone chilling voice,”You will all die tonight. I just did.” She then let loose a blood curdling scream, and blasted through all of us causing us to massively shiver. However the ghost stopped short of Drake, and Duanna when Duanna demanded,”Don’t you dare flow through us dear!” The ghost then popped into a mist, and disappeared. Rob’s Fluke Thermal Imager tracked the previous trail of the ghost while Julia honed in on her psychic energy signature. It led us to steps that went down into a basement. We all carefully headed down the rickety staircase, and entered the damp moldy smelling basement which was dimly lit by moonlight fluttering in the slender windows. Large spiders could be seen on webs over the windows as the squeaks of rats could be heard along with their little feet scurrying about the floor. Only Drake, and Duanna seemed to not be phased by the rodents. Rebecca had enough, and began sprinkling some type of power from her magical herbal satchel. It seemed to cause the rats to scatter away into the darkness. Julia began examining a round blood stained slab of circular concrete on the floor. Drake kicked it away, and I shone a flashlight down to reveal a ladder going down a deep dark hole. Drake, and Duanna entered first, and the rest of us climbed into the sub-basement after them. We entered what appeared to be a system of concrete corridors with flaming torches on the walls every so often. We now knew we were close to finding Wraith, and his gang especially when we heard unholy snarls in back of us.

Me, and Rebecca stood inches away from two brown furry Werewolves whose mouths were dripping with saliva as their eyes glowed green. The emerald color indicated that they were under magical control. At that moment they lunged at us. Before Rebecca could let loose a powerful spell of witchcraft I pulled my gun out and fired a silver bullet in the head of one as Hunter did the same to the other. There was no time to use humane countermeasures in this situation. The two monstrous beast reverted to human form as we had a moment of silence for the loss of life. Drake, and Duanna suddenly felt someone biting their shoulders. It was two zombie whose teeth had just broken on the dense super structure of the two vampires. The dynamic vampire due then proceeded to snap both of the walking corpses necks, and they collapsed on the floor. Duanna quipped,”This Wraith character needs to be taught a lesson in the proper decorum when greeting guests.” We crept further down the long winding corridor of flame lit shadows ready for anything.

Meanwhile outside the haunted house a large man with long blond hair dressed almost like a Roman gladiator along with donning a long brown cape walked toward the house with 25 men behind them. It was in fact Wraith, and some of his vampire minions. Once the small army was inside the house Zack got on the walkie talkie to warn us but was promptly cut off by none other than Meistiensos who came up behind him. He then crushed the walkie talkie in Zack’s hand as he bit into his neck. Within a few seconds the vampire spat out the blood, and screamed with anger over what he called a vile brew. What he was tasting was the cellular, and mechanical repairing nanobots that are infused within Zack’s blood. Despite Zack using full bionic power he couldn’t escape Meistiensos grip. Meistiensos then menacingly said,”What manner of beast are you boy? Your blood is like nothing I’ve tasted, and you’re too strong to be human. Perhaps a magician? Let us see how you perform without your arms child!” He then ripped off Zack’s arms at the shoulder causing Zack to scream in agony. Despite being bionic the arms are still connected to his flesh. He collapsed to the ground as Meistiensos began laughing maniacally picking up one of the arms dripping with blood, and a glowing blue bio-mechanical lubricant. He then jovially announced,”Why you’re nothing but automaton! We had such abominations on Atlantis.”  Clearly the mass infusion of blood near the Blood Moon, and on Halloween along with not drinking for thousands of years finally caused this guy to snap.  Elizabeth leaped from the brush, and lunged at him with a hickory stake. His super reflexes caught it just short of his heart, and he pulled her to him. He then declared,”Ah yes what a lovely lady you are. Would you care to join my family?” She replied,”I’d rather die.” Meistiensos retorted,”Oh you will die tonight my dear. It’s up to you whether you sink into Hades or rise into the moonlight of everlasting living death!” He then sunk into her neck to partake of her blood.

We had heard Zack yell,”He’s here!” before he cut out, and Julia suddenly felt the danger, and the eventual pain Zack was in. The only person who could get to him the quickest through concrete was Rebecca, and her Mystic Sphere shield of levitating energy. She cried out,’Mystic Sphere!” as Drake, and Duanna hopped aboard for she sensed her pseudo-father Meistiensos was near. The pink transparent sphere of magical energy crashed through the concrete ceiling causing the basement floor to collapse over a large area just as Wraith’s gang was heading for the sub-basement entrance. They all fell in right in front of us while a group of four zombies, and two Werewolves moved in behind us. The pink energy orb proceeded to crash through the ceiling of the basement into the house, and then out the front wall causing wood to explode everywhere. Meistiensos looked shocked for a bit at he dropped the passed out Elizabeth to the ground. He then smiled as the sphere dissipated, and the trio stood before him. Meistiensos then said,”Oh my dear daughter Duanna we’re finally together. I forgive you for what you did to me. I understand you wanted to be free. Now that you have had your millennia of merriment it’s time to come home, and gather your siblings.” Rebecca ran past him cautiously as he said,”Yes witch tend to your mechanical boy but leave the girl she’s mine!” Duanna strolled toward him and replied,”Neither I nor my siblings shall be under your dominion ever again Meistiensos!” He then shot back,”Come now Duanna don’t be that way, and I must insist you call me Father!” Drake interjected,”You heard her! It’s time to back off, and get a life!” Meistiensos replied,”You must be my grandson Drake. I’ll expect more manners when you’re residing in my palace!” Drake laughed, and said,”Not bloody likely! I think it’s time you re-enter your eternal slumber deep underground you son of a bitch!” Meistiensos then snarled showing his fangs, and red glowing eyes,”You insolent brat! It’s time you were taught some manners!” The two men shot toward each other at super speed but he grabbed Drake’s neck, and snapped it instantly while sending him flying through an unbroken wall of the house. He then glared at Duanna,”You really do need to discipline your children better. That vulgar beast needs to be tamed!” Duanna replied,”I’m proud of him, and all that he’s accomplished. You’re the stain on my existence. Be gone from my life forever!” He then darted at her looking like a blur of light grabbing her in his arms, and exclaimed,”You’ll never be free of me! You will serve me with love for all the rest of your days with a smile on your face!” Meistiensos then kissed her but she pulled her head away and bit his nose off while simultaneously punching him several yards causing him to crash through three large pine trees. Duanna then spit the bloody proboscis on to the grass, and ran into the house to see if Drake was alright. Rebecca found both Zack, and Elizabeth unconscious and put Zacks dismembered arms on his chest, and pulled Elizabeth close to them as she reformed the Mystic Sphere around them, and flew away over the tree line. She used her walkie talkie to tell me that she was taking them back to headquarters for special treatment. Clearly she couldn’t take them to a hospital due to the supernatural nature of their injuries.

Back in the sub-basement the vampires popped up from the rubble infested floor in front of us. Wraith drew his sword, and his 25 loyal followers did the same. Clearly these vampires were old school. Wraith then said,”Silly humans you shall join us for a grand feast tonight. My witch will cook you up so sweet.” They all started chuckling heartily to the point of producing a deep echo which happens when vampires really get into laughing it up. I then replied,”I’m afraid you have me at a disadvantage. I don’t have a sword with me. Any chance you could lend me one?” They laughed again, and Wraith motioned for one of his men to throw his sword to me. He then said,”Yes lets see what the weak human can do.” I then engaged him in mortal combat as our blades of steel clashed creating unprecedented sparks. I could see cracks forming in my sword. Clearly he was wielding some mystic weapon which actually looked like it was made of shining silver which under normal circumstances couldn’t stand up to a real steel sword. The sword also had a black crystal embedded in the middle of the cross guard. I was a fair swordsman since it was apart of my martial arts training. However I was going up against a man clearly born into a world where sword use was common, and he’s had hundreds of years of practice. Still I held my own as the other vampires flooded past us to attack my team.

Hunter Jackson slipped his military issued machine gun off his shoulder, and I led Wraith down a side corridor because I knew what was about to happen. Hunter let loose a volley of automatic silver bullet fire. Silver to the heart is an instant kill for a vampire while being shot anywhere else merely weakens them but they will get sick, and die eventually. These vampires had armor, moved super fast, and were even deflecting some of the bullets with their swords. However it was at least slowing them down while Julia held the two Werewolves at bay with her telekinetic powers but her nose began to bleed fighting their immense power. Rob Edmunds fired his ghost busting quantum particle disruption gun at two of the zombies which stopped them from progressing forward further. The one million dollar one of a kind weapon is designed to temporarily interrupt the foot hold of something reaching out of the fifth dimension such as malicious ghosts, poltergeists, and other non-corporeal entities who appear to us via photon emission. Unfortunately the weapon is not powerful enough to do more than daze a physical being. However it probably was speeding up the normal rotting process of the zombie body.  Ashley being half zombie is usually ignored by zombies, and is also immune to the zombie virus. She produced a machete, and went to town on the other two zombies. While Robs energy weapon died he quickly produced his old school rock salt gun shooting the two zombies in the head. It only knocked them down but Ashley beheaded them as she did with the other two. Hunter, and everyone else was about to be overrun by the vampires so he yelled,”Incoming!” He then tossed the gun aside as it was nearly out of ammo, and picked up a sword from a dead vampire on the floor near him. Rob quickly took out his hand gun loaded with silver bullets, and finished off the two Werewolves releasing the exhausted Julia from holding them off. The team then took on the hoard of angry blood thirsty sword brandishing vampires.

Duanna found Drake starting to wake up as his neck cracked back into place. He was still groggy as Duanna bit into her wrist to feed Drake her blood which would aid in his already rapid healing. Suddenly from a foggy mist Meistiensos walks through the smashed wall looking good as new. He gleefully announced,”Oh how I miss our play together my sweet daughter.” Drake sprung up and stood by Duanna to face the seemingly invincible menace. Drake placed some leather gloves on as he gave his vampire grandfather a steel gaze which was returned in kind. This time around Duanna delved into her telekinetic vampire powers and began applying pressure to his dark heart in the hopes of bursting it. He gripped his chest as Drake ran at him and grabbed Meistiensos in a choke hold from behind while whispering in his ear,”Like I said before it’s time for you to go back to sleep Grandpa!” Drake then pulled out a solid silver stake blessed by Father Tom Davis, and attempted to dive it into the ancient vampires heart while simultaneously biting into his shoulder. Drake drank of Meistiensos blood to give him more power as Meistiensos held the stake away with one hand, and covered his heart with the other. Meistiensos then roared with an extreme anger as his eyes fired up a sinister shade of crimson. He then head butted Drake with the back of his head, and swung his arm around sending the silver stake into Drake’s chest. He then waved his arm sending Duanna crashing through two walls with his own telekinetic powers.

Meistiensos looked down at Drake lying on the ground as he smiled, and with some remorse said,”I’m sorry my son I really wanted you to be apart of our eternal family but now you shall be nothing but dust in the wind. Hmmm why does that sound familiar? Perhaps a song I heard at that music shop in Idaho.” Gray smoke began to rise from Drakes body as he declared,”I swear I will haunt you straight to hell, and back you bastard!” Unholy flames of a violet color began erupting on Drake as his clothes began to burn away. Meistiensos replied,”I pity you. Me, and Duanna shall miss you.” At that moment the flames froze along with the wind, and rustling of the leaves that could be previously heard outside. He appeared perplexed, and then swung around when Duanna said,”Your opinion of me must be rather abysmal if you believe that to be my entire repertoire.” Meistiensos asked,”What is this black magic you’re wielding?” She replied,”It’s not magic. It’s nature. As you know I was the High Priestess of the Moon God Nanna until you said it was not right for a vampire to worship Gods of any sort. Once you were gone I found my way back to Nanna who was dormant due to lack of worship. I was able to resurrect her as a lunar Goddess.  It indeed took some major magic to power her up but she is here to reward me for my loyalty. Greet my Goddess with the respect she deserves.” A beautiful woman with white hair wearing a low cut flowing white, and silver gown radiating Moonlight throughout her body. and eyes that appear to be silver with a slight glow stood before them as Duanna bowed down. The mysteriously alluring woman then declared,”I am the Goddess Nanna, and you have committed deep transgressions against my children. For this you shall pay with your life!” Meistiensos sneered at her, and responded,”You’re children? They’re my children you filthy Goddess of nothing! You have no power over me! Go back to the dark void from which you came because nobody worships you anymore you ancient abomination!” He then lunges at super speed toward her, and grips her in an attempt to plunge through her godly flesh, and partake of her blood. The blood of Gods can permanently turn a vampire into a God. Despite his apparent disgust for Gods he seemed to have no problem with becoming one. Luckily he was stopped short because Gods, and Goddesses in physical form are far more powerful than even first generation vampires. She then hugged him with an almost maniacal smile on her serene face as beams of silvery Moonlight burst forth from her eyes into his causing him to scream in agony. Despite vampire, werewolves, and other nocturnal paranormal creatures embracing the Moonlight it’s still filtered sunlight made impure by the Earth’s atmosphere. Pure Moonlight has the same properties as silver so a vampire would have issues if they were to be bathed in Moonlight in a space ship even out of the suns direct glare. The Goddess Nanna was radiating forth pure silver moonlight, and it was melting Meistiensos, and it looked like the fight was finally over.

Unfortunately the minute he spotted the Goddess he psychically called for the dark witch Belladonna who was in sub-basement chamber prepearing for a dark devilish Halloween ceremony. She teleported herself upstairs, and tossed a vile of holy water, and vervain onto the still kneeling Duanna’s head causing her to scream in agony as white smoke rose form her. Belladonna then called upon dark Archdemon forces since they are a match for Goddesses. She then channeled that power, and a ray of hell fire shot forth from her hands hitting the Goddess causing her levitate into the air trapped in a fire ring. Belladonna then happily declared,”I caught me a Goddess! Oh the plans I have for you sweetheart!” while her eyes were lit orange with mini flames since she was in a way semi-possessed by an Arch-demon due to exerting their power in this way. Meistiensos lie on the floor blinded, and in pain as he rapidly began to heal. The Goddess Nanna strained against the hell fire while desperately fighting to keep time frozen so Drake wouldn’t deteriorate any further. The weakened Duanna lie on the floor praying to Nanna to save Drake. In order to do that Nanna would have to give up her physical form, and risk going back into a dark inter-dimensional void where Gods go who aren’t readily worshiped. That is why many Gods take a physical form before that happens. That is if they know when their time is up. It had took a great meeting of covens to conjure up Nanna to walk among us. Nanna had Duanna to thank for her come back, and Goddesses are deeply touched by worship especially from someone who was faithful for thousands of years like Duanna. She decided to sacrifice herself, and shot a ray of white healing light upon Drake. The silver dagger in his heart melted into a stream of sparkling metallic light that was absorbed by Nanna, and his wounded heart healed as the flames extinguished, and the smoke ceased. His clothes had been burned up but a shimmering white silver robe of light formed around him. The Goddess began to lose corporeal form as Belladonna screamed,”No you stupid bitch! You’re not supposed to use up all your power! I want my Goddess in a cage dammit!” Belladonna actually tried to save her by reciting a demonic spell but Duanna realized it would taint her, and she rammed into the dark witch crashing through a wall which was the last straw for that run down house. The ceiling collapsed bringing the second floor down on everyone inside.

Back in the bowels of the sub-basement I was still engaged in a sword fight with Wraith. His unusually powerful sword, and his own super strength finally cut my sword in half. I then used my skill in Kung Fu, and Ninjitsu to knock the sword from his hand. It was now hand to hand combat. Despite my extensive skills holding up to his the battle didn’t last long as he was at least as strong, and speedy as Drake. Think of a martial artist going up against Superman, and you’ll get some idea of how this was going to end from the start. I’d never been in a position where a vampire was able to feed off me but he sunk his teeth into my neck only to stop a few seconds later spitting it out. He shoved me to the ground, and said,”What the hell are you? That is not like any blood I’ve ever tasted in all my hundreds of years!” I’m still not sure what the issue is with my blood. He staggered back a bit as if weakened. That’s when I pulled out my silver dagger, and attempted to lunge it into his heart. He held it away with a look of fear in his yellow glowing eyes while exclaiming,”I’ll not be killed by the likes of you! I only die at the hands of a fellow vampire!” That’s when two vampires came from behind, and clocked me in the head knocking me out. When I awoke I found myself, and the rest of team I had left in the corridor tied to a concrete slab in front of some Satanic alter with Wraith, and the vampires standing around us. They all smirked in a sinister manner as Wraith proudly told us we would be sacrificed to the Dark Lord. Wraith then yelled,”Where is that damn witch! Lets get on with this!” One of his minions replied,”She went outside to help Meistiensos.” Wraith commanded,”The two of you get out there, and see what’s going on! I’ll start the damn ceremony without them! I’ll get my vampire apocalypse one way or another!”

The Goddess Nanna would have been able to save Drake, and keep her physical form but she was fighting off a demonic force while doing it which was too much of a power drain for an ancient Sumerian Goddess barely anyone worships anymore. Gods deprive their power from those who believe in them, and worship at their supernatural feet. Meistiensos crawled through the ruble toward her in the hopes of drinking her blood, and becoming a Moon God. The Goddess lie unconscious still in physical form but in a state of quantum level flux. He was upon her, and just as he was about to plunge his teeth into her porcelain skin Drake pokes through some wood shards with his eyes glowing blue struggling to keep him away from her. Meistiensos then quietly says,”You really are becoming quite a nuisance! Once I’m a God I’m going to wipe you, and everyone you know off the face of this Earth!”

At the same time outside Belladonna shoots off rounds of deadly demonic energy which Duanna gracefully deflects because she had bitten into her when they crashed through the wall. Duanna had drank the blood of the witch, and now had her powers. Naturally demonic energy had no problem with flowing through a vampire vessel which is made of demonic DNA. Both women exchanged hell fire blasts from the same demonic source as the trees of the forest began to light ablaze with the very stuff that hell is made off. This abomination alerted the Goddess Gaia, aka the very soul of the Earth itself. It has been theorized that Gaia has suffered greatly from humankind’s plundering of the planet. Despite enough people still worshiping her she took physical form to get away from it all but suffered a trauma that induced amnesia. However she still is connected to the planet, and will cause natural disasters without knowing it or partake of Godly missions in astral form while dreaming. Upon waking up she still remembers nothing. At least this is what some psychics have said. The Goddess Gaia extinguished the unholy flames of hell that have no place upon her sacred body. She then appeared in astral form before the battling women. She wore a light blue gown strewn with various vines, and flowers including a crown of golden laurel on her flowing blond hair as her eyes glowed green.  Gaia didn’t discern between the two wielding the weapons of hell, and opened up the Earth swallowing both Duanna, and Belladonnna whole. She then flew the rubble of the house aside, and tossed both vampires aside with powerful focused winds. An energy beam then shot from her into Nanna restoring her stable physical form. She immediately arose with a smile thanking Gaia who promptly disappeared, and awoke in her home thinking she was human, and not having a clue who she really was. Nanna spotted Meistiensos standing nearby and began shooting her silver daggers of light toward him but he instead used his telekinetic powers to fly away into the sky in a panic. She was about to chase after him but Drake begged her save Duanna who had been swallowed by the Earth. Nanna in fact knew that both women had been thrust into the deepest bowels of the Underworld which can be a dangerous place for even a powerful witch, and vampire since this is the land of Hell outcasts. A purgatory of sorts where the evil inhabitants hate the beings of Earth, and the demons of Hell who reject them. Nanna reached down with her Moon beams, and pulled Duanna back up onto the surface next to Drake. She however left Belladonna to face a most hellish fate. Both Duanna, and Drake thanked her. Duanna bowed on her knees while Drake started to shake her hand. Duanna however reached up, and grabbed his hand pulling him to his knees. He was never one to bow to anyone but he supposed he could make an exception for a real life Goddess who saved his life. Nanna brushed her hand over their heads, and said,”I bless thee as my children, and faithful servants. Any sins committed as humans, or vampires are dissolved in the light of my sacred Moon.” Generally such blessings are repellant to vampires except when coming from a God themselves.

Duanna and Drake began to sense the others were in danger now that their immediate brush with death was over. At that moment Rebecca flew down from the Heavens in her pink Mystic Sphere which landed right next to the Goddess. She frantically conveyed that she felt her boyfriend Xavier, yeah that’s me, was in deep trouble but stopped to ask who the mildly glowing lady was next to her. Duanna introduced her, and Rebecca was honored to finally meet a real life Goddess after her years of practicing witchcraft, and calling upon Goddesses for power. The intro was brief as two vampires came out of the house. They were dispatched instantly by Drake, and Duanna. Nanna then promptly teleported everyone into the main chamber of the sub-basement where me, and my friends were about to be sacrificed on a demonic alter. Wraith had his mystic sword over us. A sword Julia had finally noticed while lying there, and seconds earlier she whispered to me that it looked familiar. Wraith looked at the recently teleported, and asked,”What do we have here? More sacrifices?” He motioned to his minions, and ordered them to be placed on the slab. He also motioned for the silver cage nearby to release the last of his Werewolf slaves. Four of them roared out among the vampires but their eyes were not glowing green. They were no longer under the power of Belladonna because she was now disconnected from them in the dark dangerous caverns of the Underworld. The Werewolves began attacking anything that moved. The first thing in their path was the vampires. The hairy horrors turned out to be only nuisances to the vampires but they kept darting around taking random bites of them making it hard for anyone to fight. Nanna finally shot her Moon beams into them, and they returned to human form. Drake, Duanna, and Rebecca quickly moved in to take on the vampires, and save all of us.

Nanna leaned against a wall as she had drained her special Godly powers but she regained her composure, and still had the super strength of a Goddess. She entered the fray tossing vampires about while Drake, and Duanna engaged in martial arts with them. Drake held a hickory stake in one hand while punching with the other. Duanna merely plunged her fist into the attackers, and pulled their hearts out crushing them in her hands. Nanna was not used to bloody violence but after witnessing Duanna she also went for the direct path to the dark vampire heart. Her hand entered through their flesh as easy as a human punching through thin paper.  Rebecca had called upon the Goddess of Daylight Hemera via a powerful spell previously created with her coven. She recited an incantation,”Goddess Hemera hear the plea of me, and my sisters. I call unto thee to let your light shine through my humble vessel. Let loose your holy rays like a noose for this lowly evil!” From her hands shot beams of focused sunlight which she targeted upon their necks causing bloody beheadings. This quartet of vampire slayers was causing the vile vamps to light up like Roman Candles, and turn to ash. Wraith looked worried, and began his own incantations as he was about to plunge his sword into me. However Drake appeared just then, and grabbed the sword by the blade. To Wraith’s shock he yanked it away without being cut, and wielded the sword in his hand causing the black crystal to glow when it hadn’t before. Wraith then nervously uttered,”That’s impossible! I’m the chosen one! I’m the only one who can use the sword, and yet it’s crystal emits the unholy light of darkness for you.  Why have you forsaken me Dark Lord?” Drake then laughed as he replied,”Sucks to be you!”,and impaled him in the heart. Instead of turning into flames right away an odd red energy circulated about Wraith, and then transferred through the sword, and went into Drake. Whatever it was Drake seemed fine, and Wraith burned to ash as he screamed like an old woman in agony.  A pathetic ending for a fool full of delusional grandeur that never had a hope in hell of coming to fruition.

At that point all our enemies had been vanquished as Drake, and Rebecca released us from the table. I then declared,”Damn that was another close one huh folks?” We all started laughing as Drake walked ahead with his new toy in one hand, and his other arm over Duanna’s shoulder while she held the hand of Nanna. Naturally Nanna had extended it first.  Drake then said,”The first round of drinks are on me!” We exited the sub-basement through an alternate tunnel Belladonna had used, and took one look at the horridly damaged house only to decide it was a public health hazard. Although it was pretty much collapses we felt it should burn into the concrete basin it rested on.  Hunter then said,”Lets light this bastard up!” He then pulled the pin on two grenades loping them at the house causing what was left of the structure to collapse in a huge crash of wood, glass, and dust as it turned into a huge bonfire. We were all ready to celebrate but the Goddess Nanna could sense danger all over town as the witching hour passed and the Devils hour was at hand. Drake, and Duanna could also hear screams in the distance. We all looked at each other with a determined smile, and scattered throughout the forest, and beyond to take down evil wherever, and whenever it lurks within the foreboding shadows of the night.

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The Hannity House Horror

Haunted Horror HouseI’m Xavier Remington, President Of Mystic Investigations, and today I’d like to tell you about my very first paranormal investigation.  My very first brush with the paranormal was being saved from drowning when a rare Great Lakes mermaid saved me in Lake Michigan after I fell off my parents boat.  I was only 5 so I didn’t remember it until a psychic friend of mine retrieved the memory.  At age 13 I might have been rescued by an Angel in water park wave pool.  After that I saw some unusual things here and there but dismissed it or explained it away.

In my early days as an amateur sleuth I went on a supernatural vacation of sorts to finally find and document some real paranormal activity.  I visited a number of supposedly haunted sites across the United States.  I then stumbled upon a town in the rural backwoods of Tennessee where the town folk lived in fear.  Every night of a Halloween full moon a family would go missing.  It was always a Father, Mother, and two kids.  Always the youngest male, and female child.  If there were more kids in the family then they were left behind.  The upcoming Halloween was to be a full moon night so the entire community was on edge.  The towns folk believed in a local legend about a cemetery caretaker, and his family who were murdered by the towns ancestors in an angry torch wielding mob.  Now the ghosts of the caretakers family visit hell upon the town the anniversary of that very night.  Precisely at Midnight a family disappears without a trace from the town never to be seen again.  Naturally law enforcement from outside the town, including the FBI, claim it’s a serial killer or kidnapper fixated on the date in question and the legend in general.  Since no law enforcement would go down a supernatural road, and the local police where too spooked by the legend to do anything about it, I decided to take on the case free of charge.

So the urban legend states that on the night the full moon of Halloween on October 31,1808 a suspected Devil worshiping cemetery caretaker named Patrick Hannity, and his wicked witch of a wife, Wilhelmina, partook of nefarious plans to resurrect the dead town folk in the graveyard next to their house.  They hoped to create a living dead army of zombies to do their evil bidding, and earn favor with the dark demonic lord.  Their young kids, a boy, and a girl, were thought to be trained in the dark ways as well although this could not be confirmed.  Some local teenagers came to their house deep in the forest to egg their creepy looking house but  instead witnessed a horrifying demonic ritual in the graveyard next door.  Patrick had erected an altar of dead animals, and unholy symbols with a fire ablaze beneath it while his wife Wilhelmina stood nearby stirring a giant black cauldron full of green glowing goo while wearing nothing but a long black cape, and the trademark black pointy witches hat.  She could be heard reciting incantations in an unknown language.  Within seconds the bodies of the dead rose from their graves one by one causing the teenagers to run away in terror to warn the towns people.

They rang the church bell waking up the Minister who believed their hellish tale, and soon everyone gathered at the house of the Lord.  Torches were lit and blessed as holy fire by the Minister, and holy water was dispensed as well.  The Minister, Jake Everhart, led the angry mob with cross in one hand, and a Holy Bible in the other.  As they came upon the property, the angry couple was ready for them as if they knew the mob was coming in advance.  They directed the zombie horde to attack the mob, and a battle ensued.  Some of the mob members were horrified that they recognized the walking dead as their dead relatives.  Yet they did what was needed to put down the unholy army as holy flames, and water spewed forth eradicating the flesh-eating masses.  The rage filled wicked witch Wilhelmina rose her hands in a menacing manner, and dark purple energy sparked from her hands as she screamed to the heavens in the name of various evil entities.  The Minister was struck dead, and the enraged mob overwhelmed the malevolent married duo as they made a run for their house.  The towns folk broke the door down, and violently massacred the entire family for their devilish deeds.  An attempt was made to burn the house down but it would not burn due to dark magics being embedded within its wretched walls.  Theoretically the holy fire should have gotten the job done but the mob had no idea that upon the death of the Minister, the holy fire, and water was neutralized.

The town abandoned the cemetery, and created a new one closer to town hoping to leave the whole terrifying tragedy behind them.  Then on the next Halloween full moon in 1811 the first family disappeared and then another in 1814, 1819, and every other full moon Halloween after that.  When I inquired as to why everyone just didn’t leave the town, they claimed that those who were ancestors of the holy fire holding mob would have hellish tragedies befall them.  Freak accidents, storms, and unexplained events would either cripple or kill them so everyone stays and takes their chances with the curse that seems to be upon this rustic rural community.  Against the advice of the town elders I ventured deep into the forest hoping to unravel this supernatural mystery as Halloween fast approached…

To Be Continued…

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