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A dog, forgotten in the neighbor's yard with the approaching storm, whined as it caught the scent of the beast on the wind. It pulled on the chain that kept it in the yard, not wanting to get closer to the beast, but farther away. The chain remained unbroken, rattling loudly each time the dog relented as it pulled harder and harder to escape.
Unexpectedly, the light in the room the beast was watching came on, nearly blinding the beast with the brightness of it. Grimly it watched as the young soul bounded into the room and onto the bed. It feared the monsters under the bed, not the one watching ominously outside the window.
The beast sniffed the air again, smelling the freshness of the soul, the innocence unprepared for the disaster that awaited it ...