Chapter 1: The Beginning
Should one be afraid of being in the dark... or staring into it?
It was a quiet night, on the new moon, the stars shone dimly leaving everything cast in darkness. In the gloom, a young traveler walked the road, fearless of bandits or beasts the traveler simply trudges on unaware of what lurked in the infinite darkness that surrounded him on the forest path. The forest animals which usually were in mid-chorus by this hour had fallen dead silent as if to signal the approach of something sinister, something ominous. Up north it was the cold season, winters icy grip had enclosed upon the forest and everything was covered in a blanket of snow. Normally in the moonlight it glistened