Lorcan Carmody is scared. He can’t understand where he is or why he’s there. Strange people surround him... and a monster lurks in his room. Is the monster real or imagined?
In this short story, Rare Breeds author, Erik Hofstatter, explores the fear of losing one's identity.
Erik Hofstatter is a dark fiction writer and a member of the Horror Writers Association. Born in the wild lands of the Czech Republic, he roamed Europe before subsequently settling on English shores, studying creative writing at the London School of Journalism. He now dwells in Kent, where he can be encountered consuming copious amounts of mead and tyrannizing local peasantry.
His work has appeared in various magazines and podcasts around the world such as Morpheus Tales, Crystal Lake Publishing, The Literary Hatchet, Sanitarium Magazine, Wicked Library, Tales to Terrify and Manor House Show. His novella, Rare Breeds, is out now from Dark Silo Press.