Scene #6: Separation Anxiety
Adam and Geist turned to leave the basement, afraid that Kendra was still somewhere nearby, when Adam noticed a faint light coming from the corner. He went towards it and ran his hand across the stonework, causing a secret passage to swing open. The brightly lit tunnel had a thick, undisturbed layer of dust on the ground, indicating that no-one had been this way in some time.
“Quick, let’s use this way. At least we know Kendra won’t be waiting for us,” Adam said, stepping quickly through the passageway. Geist went to follow but the door suddenly slid shut. No matter what they tried from either side they couldn’t find a way to re-open it.
While Geist was still in the basement and Adam was wandering down a newly found passage, Patrick was upstairs trying different doors looking for his room and Kendra was barricading herself in a small storage room off the gallery.
Nathan Grey had given up on this adventure. He’d returned to the main lobby with the express interest of making his escape from the mansion turned blood bath. After repeated attempts to barge open the thick heavy doors he started turning out drawers and knocking over ornaments trying to find a key.
Suddenly he stopped his search, shocked at what he’d found. Tucked in the drawer of a sideboard at the base of the stairs was a small six-shooter pistol. With the gun in his hand he suddenly felt much safer. He was prepared for the killer if they made a move.
While thinking about this turn of events, Nathan Grey was struck from behind with a heavy brass clock lifted from the items he’d left littered around the room. The killer had taken advantage of Grey’s distraction to sneak into the room, pick up the object and bury the sharp, heavy corners into his skull killing his instantly. The killer picked up the gun and slipped it through the letterbox in the door where it splashed into a puddle outside.
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OldKingClancy as Adam McAllister, Journalism Student
Anakin as Kendra Lowe, aspiring Actress
Speederice as Professor Speed R. Geist, Paranormal Investigator
TJLunsford as Patrick Irving, Freelance Journalist
goNADSgo69 as Beau Wyndell, coffee shop employee
Rebellion_Reborn as Johnny Calloway, SFX Artist
Psycho-Pirate-99 as Nathan Grey, Psychiatrist
The Bodygaurd as Oliver Flynn, Therapist
and G-Funk as W.G. Funkhauser, Billionaire