Silent Invasion: Chapter 1: Monstrous Beginnings
Layla stepped out onto her front porch listening to the birds chirping in the woods next to her Elliot Lake home. She had just moved here from the city to escape the rat race and the daily grind of city life. Elliot Lake was a beautiful little town surrounded by woodlands and lakes of varying sizes. The town was small with mostly retired people and a good number of younger families.
Shreveport was balmy and wet in the Spring time, it always soaked you to the bone when it was like this. Len grunted at the red light as he waited impatiently in his Jeep for it to turn to green. Market street was always busy at five pm with the rush hour craziness of people on a war path to get home.
Let’s talk about Silent Invasion. Yesterday you saw the very first installment of the serial chapter novel. Some of you might have even seen the serial before (possibly, maybe not but you never know).
The Prologue starts you, the reader off with Gus. Good old Gus. An old fella with a wife whose in the beginning stages of dementia and a very badly neglected barn the city has been after him for.
Gus grunted as he rolled over in bed trying to pull more covers over his bare chest. The old lady was hogging the blankets again he thought to himself as he opened his eyes to tell her so only to find she was not in bed at all. Gus glanced at the alarm clock and then around the room.
Putting who is the best at Pennywise aside, I want to talk about a little bit of a controversial part of IT. One that a lot of people are starting to bring up now that the two new movies are making the rounds.
I want to talk about what a lot of people are referring to as the “child orgy” scene in the book.
Guest Youth Story-Chalk Jr. Long ago, before chalk was a basic classroom object, they were hard workers in the Congo rain forest producing food for the trees. The limestone in their blood gave the trees energy to grow, but in order to feed the trees, the chalk people had to sacrifice one hundred lives every five years. They were okay with it though, because it let everyone else live; it was considered an honor to be chosen.