It was too nightmarish to be real... All of them, the whole town, wordlessly climbing into trucks in the middle of the night and going offwhere? And now, his own wife had joined them, and she seemed not to hear when he screamed his pleas for her to come back. None of them heard.
It had to be a dream.
He closed his eyes. I'm in bed. In a moment I will wake up and Marjorie will be beside me.
It didn't work. He was alone. Alone in a ghost town.
And even if he could find anyone to tell, they would think he was crazy.
He stopped short, the word sticking in his mind. CRAZY. Is that what I am? The accident, the operations, the eyes that watched him, waiting forwhat? For this? Was this delusion the end product? Had he truly gone over the edge?
Read NIGHT SLAVES the novel behind the movie.
"Jerry Sohl undoubtedly possesses one of the most imaginative minds of our day."
Jerry Sohl is the acclaimed writer for Star Trek, The Twilight Zone, The Outer Limits, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, and scores more scripts and novels.
Read NIGHT SLAVES today and find out why you feel so sleepy during the day!