The Curse of The Rock

Author: fastj

Whilst investigating the death of a local painter, a clever computer programmer called Steve Grey uncovers a legend about a supernaturally-cursed, squidgy rock circulating throughout Canada. As soon as anyone uses the rock, he or she has exactly 75 days left to live.

The doomed few appear to be ordinary people during day to day life, but when photographed, they look skeletal. A marked person feels like a cold rabbit to touch.

Steve gets hold of the rock, refusing to believe the superstition. A collage of images flash into his mind: a breezy snake balancing on a squidgy painter, an old newspaper headline about a boating accident, a hooded mouse ranting about fingers and a drinking well located in a backward place.

When Steve notices his eyes have rabbit-like properties, he realises that the curse of the squidgy rock is true and calls in his brother, a nurse called James Chan, to help.

James examines the rock and willingly submits himself to the curse. He finds that the same visions flash before his eyes. He finds the breezy snake balancing on a squidgy painter particularly chilling. He joins the queue for a supernatural death.

Steve and James pursue a quest to uncover the meaning of the visions, starting with a search for the hooded mouse. Will they be able to stop the curse before their time is up?

Author: fastj