Visiting my cousin for the first time since she moved out of home was a happy adventure for me. She’d moved to the country and had a great view of the rolling mountains, not to mention the gardens and ferneries. We’d heard the spooky stories about a witch who’d apparently lived in a hut somewhere close by, but laughed it off.
My cousin enjoyed herself, creeping me out and telling me how the witch had been killed by locals many years ago.
Before I drove off, she couldn’t help but taunt me with, “I hope you don’t see her on the way home!”
I laughed as I pulled out of her driveway, but once I was on the road, my nerves got the better of me.
It was dark and had started raining, so I was careful and drove a little slower than usual.
After about fifteen minutes, the rain began to pelt harder and I nearly veered off the road when I saw something.
Skidding to a stop, I turned and looked behind me. I froze when I saw a woman hunched down on the road.
Even though there was something odd about her, I got out of the car and crept over to her – trembling in fear.
I nearly fell backwards when she suddenly straightened up and disappeared in a flash of light!
I thought that I was going crazy.
I decided not to stay a second longer and turned to race back to the car. I tripped over my own feet when I saw her.
There she was, standing next to the door on the driver’s side – hunched over again but staring straight at me!
I’ll never forget that menacing look on her horrifying face. Even in the rain I could see her large, glaring eyes.
Then her mouth opened as she stood up again. With a piercing shriek she lunged towards me.
I braced myself and screamed, but once again – she disappeared in a flash.
The thunder and lightning had grown steadily but I didn’t want to wait around to test any theories.
I ran to the car and got in – terrified for my life and fumbling for the keys.
Once I finally got the car started and hit the headlights, I gasped when I saw her in front of the car.
She was only a few feet away and seemed to be fading in and out, like a projected, flickering image.
Barely breathing, I slammed my foot on the accelerator and fish-tailed right through her!
I was never one to believe in spooky stories.
As I drove through her, she seemed to disappear again but I felt that horrible feeling on the back of my neck.
I expected to see her in the rear-view mirror, but she was gone. I kept driving in a blind panic.
It wasn’t until I got to the bottom of the mountain – a good thirty minutes later – when I stopped the car.
I pulled out my cell and tried to call my cousin, but couldn’t get through.
When I arrived home, I got a hold of her and told her what happened. She freaked, as her power had gone out!
I still get a chill when I think of that night. I knew that she was the witch we’d talked about and it’s one of those scary experiences I’ll never shake off.
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