I rarely participate in challenges or contests, but John over at Trask Avenue whetted my appetite with his response to this weekend’s Trifextra challenge:

Write a horror story in 33 words, without the words blood, scream, died, death, knife, gun, or kill.

Should he?

Tiny hairs mohawked down his spine at the sound spewed from the lonely, darkened house that stood on a hill, outlined by moon shadows. Should he go or should he stay or run?