Creative Writing: An Excerpt From Frankenstein

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"How 's the damage?" The verger, wearing his overcoat on top of his nightgown, was about to speak when Vicar Jessop, in similar dress, interrupted, "Never mind the windows, my boy. What happened? Did it attack you?" "I only wish it had," he admitted, defeated. "The thing vanished along the cliffs. The only thing I have to report, not that you weren 't all aware of it before," he spoke aloud, as quite a crowd had gathered round, "is that its eyes glow. It can outrun a horse with ease. More mysterious than anything God has ever created." "God most certainly did not create that monstrosity, my child," the vicar responded immediately. "What he has given us is a man of steel, who chased the thing away." "No, I apologise, father. I didn 't chase…show more content…
However, I have not been allowing events to pass me ideally; none of us have. In fact, for the last three years, while you 've been away, we 've been working with neighbouring villages, counties and even speaking with connections in the United States of America. All in aid of keeping a tab on the creature 's whereabouts." "The U.S. though..." The padre gave a grim smile. "Those, my boy, are the ones who gave it the moniker "Ruler of Witches," and with good reason. There are so much we are still discovering about this creature." "All of you are in on this?" he asked. The constable nodded and the padre continued, "Yes, we are. But now the time for studying is over. We shall indeed form a plan, only it doesn 't concern the cliffs. You see, Nathaniel, mine isn 't the first church it 's attacked. I have written confirmation from more that forty other vicars over the last thirty years to say that very similar instances have occurred. The green eyed imp has been drawing attention in Boston U.S.A. since 1777." "The year of the revolution." "Indeed." "So what are your intentions? If the time for studying has come to an end, will you both join the verger and…show more content…
"My information is this..." the vicar continued, laying the groundwork for something he 'd been planning for and sharing the known intelligence. Nathaniel, his knight in shining armour had arrived with perfect timing. The orders being
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