On the 6th by Philip Roberts


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Post January 18, 2010, 05:35:43 PM

On the 6th by Philip Roberts

Most people have never been haunted by an angry ghost. Most people don't DESERVE to be. Sara is an exception -- but you'll have to read the story to find out why.

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Post January 31, 2010, 11:22:18 AM

A story that would have made a good script for the old Twight Zone episodes.

Most nurses I know are very caring and loving toward their patients. I think this story
might have been more dramatic if Sara were a doctor, or even a male paramedic or male nurses.

However, emergency room people in major cities do see cases ranging from small children burned by a parent to gang members shot and bleeding while a police officer or fireman struggles in his bed next to all! High stress? Could a nurse flip out? You be the judge of that.

“They were the perfect people to take her anger out on, or had been.” This leads me to believe that Sara was in some crises and re-directing her anger at the homeless offered a needed vent for her pent up feelings. Whatever the crises, we’ll never know but the ghost certainly saved her from a spiraling fate that eventually might have killed her. Sara must have had good in her, and the ghost---vindictive and ruthless---made her see how wrong she was. Sometime the only way we change our deep-seated beliefs is when they bite us in our behinds!

A nice entertaining story that was enjoyable to read.
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Post February 01, 2010, 03:18:44 PM

On the 6th

Submitted for your approval: Nurse Sara, an ER worker caught in that eerie shift between dusk and dawn. During an after-hours run to a parking garage, our bitter heroine may find true horror is not in her surroundings, but rather within her own heart – in the twilight zone. De-ba-de-ba De-ba-de-ba.
Fun tale of horror. I didn’t see it coming. Very nice.

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