Friday, February 03, 2012

The Skull Ring 1 - Scott Nicholson

"It owned her.

Maybe it—the fear, the darkness, The Creep—wouldn't take her this morning, but she knew it was out there.

No, not out there. In here.

In her head.

The worst place of all. This was an inside job all the way. The monster rummaged in the rooms of her mind, hid in cramped closets, staked out the shadowed corners of her psyche. What scared her most was the knowledge that she had built that monster herself, bit by bit, sewn it from scraps of memory and the threads of what-if, imagined it to life. The cellar of her head-house was a Frankenstein laboratory for bringing strange creatures to life."

3.5 out of 5