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Resting Deep

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 5, Adult
Page count: 12
Categories: Adventure, Horror, Scary

Author

Neal
Shusterman

Appeared in

Darkness Creeping (Combines Darkness Creeping I & II)

Story Summary

Four times a year, young Tommy gets dropped off to go fishing with his Great Grandpa with the hopes that he will get over his fear of water. Unfortunately this time, its Great Grandpa that really scares him when he takes the boat out way beyond safe return and Tommy realizes that his "Greaty" simply wants company in death.