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Lexi’s van wheels slowly crunch along the footpath, rupturing the silence of Lady Mary’s walk. The exhilarating taste and smell of fear feed a vile addiction, he equally loves and loathes. His callousness tries to converse during their journey, but only one had ever responded.
“This used to be an ideal spot to come after dark, until the locals decided to cash in on this crazy notion of ghosts in the night.” Lexi chortles nervously, he doesn’t like to think what might become of his evil soul if there really is an afterlife.
Lexi’s trembling hands are ice cold with anticipation as he adjusts the rear view mirror, catching sight of his latest conquest lying motionless in the back of his van. It is their eyes he finds the most stimulating, that vacant stare captures their final moments of terror.
“We’re nearly there, my dear,” Lexi says as his van edges closer to the secret gravesite. “Now you can haunt the locals with all the others,” he chortles, “It’s good for village business.”