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Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 5
Page count: 11
Categories: Halloween, Horror, Scary



Appeared in

Mindquakes: Stories to Shatter Your Brain

Story Summary

The house next to Jeremy's was dilapidated and abandoned but Jeremy's mom told him how the gardens were the envy of the neighborhood when Mr. Jackson used to live there. Then one day a deathly, old Mr. Jackson returns and starts to renovate the gardens. Yes, Mr. Jackson is home to stay this time, permanently.