In the Fields

Rural monsters? Unlikely. But journalist Nick will get to the truth of this small, strange town... no matter what.

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Nick
@bynickganeri

How can you tell when your journey is truly over...? Have some jackass total your car.

Nick
@bynickganeri

Helpline seems to think this is my fault. Tone suggests I should plan my breakdowns better #customerservicefail

Nick
@bynickganeri

Guess I can find someone to interview at the motel. The livestock business is big here, I'm sure they've heard of the cattle slayings.

Later that day…
Nick
@bynickganeri

Janet (owns 3 poodles she likes better than her daughter) has definitely NOT heard any nasty rumors about livestock slaying

Nick
@bynickganeri

Janet (allergic to peanuts) thinks such a nice young man (me) (blush) should write about nice things.

Nick
@bynickganeri

Matt (born here, you betcha) loves the idea of a monster terrorizing the farmers. Hopes it's an especially bloodthirsty one.

The next day…
Nick
@bynickganeri

I would have thought that after seeing something -- like that -- I shouldn't be able to sleep.

Nick
@bynickganeri

Desk Deputy (Willis, 22 but looks 16, complete with acne) hopes I'm feeling better, as I "looked pretty sick last night."

Nick
@bynickganeri

I'd like to be sarcastic re his amazing observational skills, but the concern is actually appreciated.

Nick
@bynickganeri

A willingness to be interviwed about these murders would be even more appreciated, but Willis has clearly been ordered to keep his spotty jaw shut.

Later that week…
Nick
@bynickganeri

Okay. Giant Stack Of Newspapers, ready yourselves. We are about to get very well aquainted.

Nick
@bynickganeri

Aha! "Confusion and Horror as Pet-Killing Spree Continues" - March 12th, 1997

Nick
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..."Legendary Monster Responsible for Animal Deaths?" - March 19, 1997

Nick
@bynickganeri

"Legend goes back generations", "Some claim to have seen it" (!!!)

Then…
Nick
@bynickganeri

There was a guy. In the library.

Nick
@bynickganeri

He had a knife. And he was wearing a mask. Who wears a mask? It wasn't even a ski mask, it looked like it was made of paper or something

Nick
@bynickganeri

He didn't kill me. He told me to leave. Put the knife to my throat and told me to leave

Nick
@bynickganeri

Get out or you’ll get hurt, he said.

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