While I rewrite the stories that appeared in my 2014 book, The Green Crystal Stories, I’m offering the original stories here in chapter-by-chapter installments.
When Vree Erickson magically passes through her mirror to her friend Dave Evans’s bedroom, she knows the entity is still alive inside her and wants Dave dead. There, she stands up to Angelina, the entity from the crystal powerful enough to destroy her and everyone she holds dear in life. She saves Dave’s life, but at a cost to her, one that leaves her friend Lenny Stevens believing that his act of painting Vree’s portrait can magically bring her back. He uses Sara Taylor (from “Kismet” and now almost 10 years old) as a model because she resembles Vree in appearance. Spoiler alert! He fails. Meanwhile, Vree passes unseen inside mirrors throughout Ridgewood, searching for a way out.
“In the Meantime” is the fifth installment…
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