The Adventures Of Flat Stanley And Mystic Investigations

This is a short science fiction story written for my niece, and her Flat Stanley School Project. Flat Stanley is a boy miraculously flattened, and shrunk which causes him to have unique adventures. He is often mailed to other people around the world so he can have a wide array of new experience. The story below is written as a letter to my niece from his point of view. In this adventure Flat Stanley visits us here at Mystic Investigations in the supernatural town of Woodland Springs, Colorado.

I’m Flat Stanley, and I was mailed to Uncle Ricky in Milwaukee, WI. However we promptly got on an airplane, and flew to the mystical town of Woodland Springs, Colorado. A place full of supernatural wonders that mysteriously doesn’t seem to show up on any maps. Once we landed at the airport we were greeted by Ricky’s friends Xavier Remington, and Rebecca Abernathy. The President, and Senior Vice-President, of Mystic Investigations which is a paranormal crime fighting research company. They drove us to their home at Remington Manor where we unpacked our suitcases in the guest rooms. We then drove to Mystic Investigations headquarters to take an awesome tour of the high tech building. That included their huge library of books about a plethora of supernatural beings including unicorns, vampires, fairies, werewolves, Leprechauns, zombies, and even Santa Claus! I was thrilled to hear that all these enchanted entities were real. I was even more excited to learn that the Mystic Investigations team actually vacations at North Pole City with Santa Claus every year! They even invited me to fly there with them next Christmas in their private jet! At the end of the tour they gave me a shiny silver badge, and declared me an honorary supernatural detective. Rebecca, who was amazingly a wondrous witch, and half mermaid, gave me a four leafed clover. She said a real Leprechaun gave it to her when she was in Ireland on Saint Patrick’s Day! It glittered green in my hand because it was beaming full of good luck. She said it would protect me in the coming weeks on what would be the most epic journey of my entire life!

Later in the afternoon we went to the circus, and I met this funny little clown who didn’t talk. It turned out he was a Mime. A performer who acts out stories silently through the Stanley-Circusmovement of his or her body. He seemed to be telling a tall tale about the Easter Bunny. Afterward we went to dinner at a local pizza parlor for kids called Wanda’s Pizza Fun Palace. There were all kinds of cool mini amusement rides, and video games to play! I also met what appeared to be plush dolls that were actually alive! They talked, and walked on their own as we had fun the whole evening. Uncle Ricky said the restaurant was owned by a good witch who could animate dolls with marvelous magic! She greeted everyone after we were there for a few hours. Her name was Wanda, and she offered to restore me to my normal size, and thickness. I told her that I was Little Flat Stanley, and if I was like any other boy I couldn’t have as much fantastical fun! After all the days activities I was so tired that I fell right to sleep in my soft bed at Remington Manor. I had the most jolly dream of meeting the Easter Bunny in a huge field of flowers, and colored eggs for as far as the eye could see! Read The Rest Of This Story On Our Christmas Blog…


By Xavier Remington

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The Scary Slenderman Music Video

Enjoy the seriously sinister sights, and sounds of the Slenderman music video. A video to haunt your nightmares until the day you die, and even beyond!

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Soothing Autumn Rains

You stroll about merrily in the light autumn rain as the colorful leaves flutter about. All seems peaceful until you start to notice lit Jack-O-Lanterns appearing all over the place. Wherever you turn your head away, and back again they’re somehow closer! You run away into the foggy forest but find yourself in a dark soggy field of fiery carved pumpkins groaning in a menacing manner. Before you know it you’re pulled into the mud, and dragged straight to Hell!

You suddenly jolt awake, and realize you had fallen asleep beneath a wonder tree of golden leaves. It had started raining amid what was thankfully a nightmare. You get up to continue your fantastical fall walk. Further down the trail you spot a Jack-O-Lantern, and bolt all the way home just to be safe!

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The 47 Meters Down Horror Shark Movie

The movie 47 Meters Down is set to be released on June 16, 2017.  47 Meters Down stars Mandy Moore, Claire Holt, and Matthew Modine. The sea based horror film is about two sisters who go cage diving while on vacation in Mexico. They wear diving gear within the safety of a cage lowered beneath the sea surface to witness ocean life up close, and personal. This includes ferocious sharks! All seems to be going well until the cage line snaps, and they go plunging 154 feet into the dark murky depths of the unknown! Do they stay safely in the cage until they’re rescued thereby risking their air running out? Or do they venture out into the dark depths to attempt a swim to the surface in wayward waters teaming with sinisters sharks, and other potential dangers? If they survive in the end will the boat captain be sued out of business for not regularly inspecting his equipment? If you miss seeing it in theaters then look here for its on demand video, and DVD release some months after June.

Bionic Zack And Summer’s Spring Break Ocean Misadventure
We had a somewhat similar situation here at Mystic Investigations. A supernatural crime fighting firm full of super heroes! Our bionic boy wonder Zack Powers, and his bionic girlfriend Summer Eden went on a spring break vacation to the Bahamas. It was with some other teens on a parental chaperoned trip with high school students. They were all out on the boat ready from some educational cage diving. Two girls, and two boys went down into the sea first. The boat Captain threw a bucket of bloody chum in the water to attract sharks for everyone’s supposed amusement. Zack cautioned him that this was a bad idea but he laughed it off. Soon enough the sharks were swarming about in a feeding frenzy!

We later found out the Captain had numerous regulation violations which explained why the cage line suddenly snapped! Everyone screamed as the cage of four teens went plummeting into the deep dark waters. Zack, and Summer didn’t hesitate to dive down without any diving gear what so ever! The Captain, and the two parent chaperones on board yelled out in terror! The sharks darted about wildly as the dynamic bionic duo swam down past them. However the sharks were immediately in hot pursuit. In fact some of the sharks had already been attracted to the cage occupants, and had swam down after it.

The cage hit the bottom nearly 100 feet down! The terrified teens were pleading to be saved over the radios built in their diving masks. The sharks were circling the cage as some chum chunks, drawn down with the rapidly descending cage, floated about. Zack, and Summer were swimming down at super speed spotting the situation with their enhanced eyesight. Both were capable of holding their breath for several minutes.  Summer grabbed the ripped metal line at the top of the cage with one hand to pull it upward to the surface. At the same time Zack began batting away the jaw snapping sharks with his bionic hands, and legs.  One shark latched onto his human looking leg that was actually a strong metal composite material. The blasphemous beast quickly lost its grip when several teeth shattered!

Summer was swimming upward with the cage while the teens inside looked on in disbelief! Unfortunately the other group of sharks swam down to meet her. One bit her bionic arm but she wildly swung it about causing the shark to fly off out of sight. She hit, and kicked the others while still holding the cage. Overwhelmed by the sheer number of perilous predators she was forced to let the cage loose. Once again it sunk downward. Just short of hitting the bottom because Zack caught it and pushed it upward. He had either killed, paralyzed, or scared off the rest of the sharks he’d been dealing with.

With her hand free of the heavy cage she was able to fend off the attacking sharks with full cyborg force! She polished the last of them off nicely as Zack swim up past her with the cage. Both giving each other the thumbs up before she aided Zack in bringing the metal barred booth of frightened teens to the sea surface. Not wanting to completely show off they stopped short of lifting the entire cage above the waterline. Zack held it just below the surface as Summer, and others on the boat helped the troubled teens on board. The Captain latched a chain to the cage before Zack surfaced.

Everyone just stared silently at Zack, and Summer before they nervously explained it was an adrenaline rush. Some of the students already knew Zack, and Summer to be rather heroic but this was above, and beyond! The Captain wasn’t buying it, and was eager to sell the story to some tabloid rag. If word got out, and the government investigated then their bionic secret would be out of the bag to the entire world! They would both become lab rats or indentured government agents possibly forced to commit heinous acts against their will! Zack quickly whipped his cell phone out, and called us at Mystic Investigations for a complete memory wipe of all the witnesses. Only our vampire Drake Alexander or wonderous witch Rebecca Abernathy could accomplish that. Although it would take time for even her to get there all the way from Colorado.

As a 700 something vampire Drake had made a lot of friends around the world over the centuries. He contacted a vampire in the Bahamas. A former pirate he had sailed with in his high seas pillaging days. Thankfully the sun was setting, and the vampire Carter Crimson met the boat at the docks wearing uncharacteristically heavy clothing for the tropics.  The trench coat clad vampire was wearing sunglasses, and a big floppy beach hat.  Everyone looked at him oddly while Zack, and Summer nodded so he knew who they were. Once in the protective shadow of the boat he immediately removed the glasses, and compelled everyone to remember the events of the day differently. Basically the remembered narrative was the cage line began to snap, and the Captain latched his chain on right away. Then the teens got out of the cage without incident.

While everyone was in a vampirical trance Zack, and Summer thanked Carter. Once he ordered everyone to snap out of it he sped away down the dock in a flash as if he was never there! Fortunately the rest of the trip was uneventful as far as dangers go. It was a week of fun, sun, and surf before returning to the paranormal investigations of Woodland Springs Colorado!

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