The Dusk Man

This story happened to me a little over 2 years ago. First let me give you some background. Almost every summer me and my Grandparents go to Missouri to visit my Aunt and Uncle, who live in the middle of nowhere in the woods. Also the nearest neighbor is a little over 6-5 miles away. Now that you know some background let me continue the story.

It was the Summer of 2015 and the time came to visit family in Nebraska and Missouri. I was 13 then and loved to see my family, even if it meant spending 2 days in a car. Nebraska was nice and I had a lot of fun with my cousins, so after staying there a few days we left for Missouri. Now for those of you who don’t know, Missouri is very very hot in the Summer, so picture a 13 year old with a book and a dead phone, with the AC of a Van trying to keep the car cool and on top of that having not eaten lunch yet. It wasn’t very pleasant.

Finally we pulled up in the driveway of my Aunt’s and Uncle’s house. They had a 2-story house if you count the basement. I loved their house because I love going out into the woods and just plan having fun, so their house was perfect. Me and my Grandparents started unloading the car while my Aunt and Uncle came out of the house to see us. They gave me a big hug and told me that I would be sleeping in the Living Room on an Air-Matrass.

Once I put my stuff on the Air-Matrass I asked my Aunt and Uncle if I could go outside to play, since my Grandparents wanted to catch them and to my relief they said yes. Thus I began my adventure through the woods close to the house. Now and again I would leave a trail marker so I wouldn’t get lost because I did have a tendency to get lost. I had left my 5th trail marker when I had remembered that I had a sandwich and a water bottle in the backpack I had on. After walking a few steps to a log, I sat down and ate. While I ate I got this feeling like I was being watch, but told myself that it was just the animals watching me eat.

But the feeling wouldn’t go away, even after I got done eating and just sat on the log doing nothing. Then I got a new feeling, more of a thought more or less, to look over to my left. I wished I never did. To my left was a huge tree structure. There was one large tree in the middle, with 2 slightly smaller trees crossing the one in the middle.

“The heck is that?” I asked myself as I walked over to it, looking it up and down. Now I’m not a small girl, as back then I was 5″7, but this structure towered over me. As I stood in front of it I got the feeling of being watched again, but it was way stronger and I was starting to get goose bumps. That’s when I heard it, its breathing to be more accurate. Then I did something really stupid and looked behind me.

Standing there, towering over me, was a 7 foot tall, brown furred, human looking monster not even 5 feet away from me. I froze with my mouth hanging open, while this thing looked at me. Then it reached out for me and my arms and legs came to life. I never ran so fast in my life, trying to get away from that beast that could easily out run me. I did yet again a stupid move.

I looked behind me, which while running as fast as you can while not looking where your going is a recipe for disaster. I ran straight into a Holly Brush, which really hurt. The creature stopped in front of me

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