Horror and Thriller Fiction posted September 24, 2021

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Hunting Knife

Birthday suprise

by country ranch writer

It was Thomases birthday, he was going on his first real hunt wit his dadd and his uncle Buck.

Upon waking up to the smell of bacon and coffee.Thomas sat up in his bunk stretching hoping he hadn't overslept
As he set down at the table his dad handed him a present and on from m uncle Buck.They watched him unwrap his gifts carefully. Inside was a hunting knife from his dad, he said, "wow thank you dad!" Next up was big gist from uncle Buck. In the package was a survival blanket for meemergencies,

a survival manual, a campus, and last but not least a back pack to carry the stuff in. Thomas was so surprised.

After eating they all got their gear and guns and headed out to get to their favorite place to hunker down to hunt.
After a long day of unlucky hunting,Thomas decided to rest by a fallen log.Falling asleep he dreamt of a ghost chasing him. Waking with a start shaking when he heard a sound becoming scared. He wished his uncle Buck hadn't told him that ghost story.
Ending up lost in the swamp. He was getting worried because it was getting dark.
In desperation he fired his rifle up in the air hoping they heard it.
Was it them coming his way? He was so happy to see them come through the brush trying to hide his tears.

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