As you look beyond the gate your eyes focus on a massive structure of concrete and stone that rises high above the valley and winding stream below. Except for the hallowing screams that sometimes come from inside and echo down through the valley, the gray fortress sits on the hill silent as death.
It should have had a condemned sign posted at the entrance. One of the souls living inside had been condemned long ago, condemned to a life of living in hell.
It is bizarre to say, but even in our civilized culture, some human beings act out in a violent primitive manner, causing bodily harm and death. For this reason alone, incarcerating facilities will always exist. The terror of being thrust into a world in which time cannot be calculated, distance cannot be measured, and our own true existence is in question is incomprehensible.
In 1971, a mysterious stranger warned a small community of their impending doom. She prophesied that if they ignored the warning, they would experience a chain of devastating events. The outcome of their fate would lie in whether they chose to believe or not believe in something that could not be scientifically validated.
Is it safe to say that unexplained phenomenon does not exist?
William Hjortsberg, R. I. P.
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