It was a cold night in December 1922. David walked towards house 696 in Lenox street. The strength that David Detective had in his profession. A career choice made not for glamour .but the steely resolve to analyze the unknowns He came here on purpose. A week past, his dear friend Lieutenant Ray was found dead in this house. A house into which he moved a day before his death .’ Cardiac Arrest ‘indicated the autopsy and ‘No signs of any foul play ‘said the department closure report. David was unable to notice the bewildered eyes of a corpse in those photographs. At the age of 28, athletic Ray was hardly a choice for heart disease. All instincts lead David to ray’s house. He opened the lever tumbler lock of the main door. Lighting candle, he walked passed the living room to the darkness of others. It was half-past eleven. After one hour, David couldn’t find a stimulant to his doubts On his way out of a room; he stumbled upon an open box of books. His instincts reached a heightened awareness as he picked the first one of them titled ‘House 696 -possessed or Myth ?’Trusting his abilities Dave threw the book and ran to front door Terrified, he fell against the dining table and doused his candle. Through the fumble to light it again David sensed with terror, the presence of unknown and it’s coldness next to him Why are there good souls and wicked souls?
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