We Disappoint, We Disappear
We Disappoint, We Disappear is a story written by shukyou. It ran in Issue 63 at http://s2b2.livejournal.com/342735.html, and is mirrored at http://www.shousetsubangbang.com/mirror/we-disappoint-we-disappear/.
Twenty years ago, five children went missing. Now it's happening again.
He had just fallen asleep when he heard the voice. He opened his eyes in the all-but-dark room, lit murky beige from the streetlight outside the curtained window. There was a figure standing in the corner, strange and familiar at once, and unmistakably human. It didn't move in any direction, threatening or otherwise. It just stood there.
This story is essentially what happens when a Stephen King fan watches Absentia and the first two episodes of Stranger Things, thinks up a huge and complex scenario during a long car trip, and then is left with six hours to write it.