Evil Lives in Blue Rock is the age-old tale of good vs. evil with a twist.
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Evil Lives in Blue Rock is the age-old tale of good vs. evil with a twist. Lucien Bluerock, a descendent of the town's fathers, lives in his gloomy mansion on a hill overlooking "his" town. Benjamin, his grandson, returns to Blue Rock, along with Agate Mitchell-a childhood friend-to attend his mother's funeral. They soon learn that the Riverman, Evil Spirit, Bad Tomanous-it has many names, but is known throughout history-the ANCIENT MENACE is loose, crawled up out of the sea where powerful shaman have kept it contained for many years. The atrocities begin upon the people of Blue Rock and members of the Quail River Reservation when the Evil Spirit inhabits the body of Jimmy Talltree, the local tribal policeman. It is all the chosen few with "the power" can do
to force the Evil One back into the sea from whence it came, using ancient rites and ceremonies handed down through the generations. Only the gods know if they have succeeded in their endeavor to rid this earth of the anti-Christ.
The cover of Evil Lives in Blue Rock won first place at Cold Coffee Press for December, 2014.
On this dark night, the shadowy figure of a man paddled the canoe silently up the river, looking from side to side as if trying to gain his bearings. Pale moonlight glistened off his shoulders with each easy movement. The night birds stopped their chatter in midstream. Even the swaying trees stood at attention im the hush of the night.
Now, the figure paused and sat back to peer intensely at his surroundings. A stranger, silently seeking answers without questions. No coherent thoughts, no string of words, ran through his barren mind.
Dense fog followed in his wake. The farther inland it crept, the more reluctant it was to return to its home over the bleak, gray sea. It wrapped itself possessively, lovingly, over every thing and every one in the small community called Blue Rock.