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Just After Three

by Jonathan Hill
Originally published by BookHippo.uk on 23/11/2016

I find myself standing in my apartment hallway at just after three in the morning. I don’t know what got me out of bed, only that something did.

Something is not right.

My eyes gradually adjust. The light from the communal hallway hints at the hall table, my hanging coat, the kitchen door ajar.

All normal but there is something not right, a reason why I stand here now, neck hair raised.

And then I realise. There is no light coming through the spy hole, and if I look down…

… Two pools of black where there should be uninterrupted light.

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