Okay, so I missed a few days. I’m running out of ideas faster than… than… I usually do… Anywho, I had the idea of doing a continuing series which you may already know the name of (it is the title of this post), Bizarre Tales of The Jumping Monkey. I started the story today, and Illustrated a part from it. Enjoy!
Bizarre Tales of The Jumping Monkey
A light, dreadfully brilliant. Drifting like a wandering soul through the shady collage of twisted and bare stalks. Ah… how I shivered and quaked… Listening to the wind howl through the nightly darkness. Watching. Listening. Waiting.
The light, Dreadfully brilliant… It was getting closer. It was coming to take me. I was trapped.
Whimpers rose softly from my dry, crackly throat, into the dead mist. The light ignored the sound and kept a steady pace toward my cowering form, curled in the shadow of a ghostly, expired stalk. Closer… Closer… Closer!!! I began a terrified wail, arms and legs pushing and shoving franticly to press my quaking body away from the light… So dreadfully brilliant.
“NO!!! Don’t take me! No, please!” I wailed in the darkness.
The light was upon me now. It rush the last few feet. I screamed.
“Stop! Stop your noise!” Came a hoarse whisper, “Do you intend to wake the buffoon!? With all the racket your making, it would be a surprise if we weren’t eaten up very soon!”
“What?” I whispered, voice still choked and shuddery.
“The white faced one! The one with his stick to slap! The one they call ‘the madcap’! Have you no knowledge of this beast? The one who will cause your heart to cease?!”
“Uh…” I noticed for the first time that the light had a face, “N-no… I have never heard nor seen this thing you s-speak of.”
The light’s face was a scrunched bundle of eyes and a mouth. It’s eyes small and beady.
“Ah… New, you must be. But lucky, for the monster, you did not-“ The light’s wide mouth froze. It’s eyes darted, raising and lowering minute brows.
I followed the light, low to the furry base of the stalk forest.
I will continue the story in the next daily character post. By the way, welcome to suggest a character in the comments.
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