When scientists stumble across the perfectly preserved body of a Tyrannosaurus Rex, the first question is: How? But as one scientist spends his life studying the extraterrestrial crystals that caused its preservation, his questions become deeper, touching his deepest fears of life and death.
“House of the Living” is a science fiction short story inspired by a scene from Nathan Marchand’s Destroyer. This story, part of a short story exchange, stands on its own.
I really enjoy how this story turned out. Most of the comments from early readers centered out it being “creepy” or “haunting.”
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