Waiting Until Dark
Darkness surrounds him and lies deeply within him. Tonight, his approach to her bedroom window is stealthier than his previous visits. Because he had killed, the community had become alerted to his presence. But, his identity remained hidden.
He draws closer to her home. Her lover’s car is parked in the drive. The light in the bedroom turns off. Satisfyingly, he nods. Soon they will leave. He glances at his watch. For once, they are on time.
The evil within him distorts his motivations. He understands why he must do what must be done, but neither cares nor feels compelled to change its outcome.
Cautiously, he approached the window of her bedroom. It had carelessly been left unlocked. Lifting it up, he climbed in. He made his way a...