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Broken Rule: A short story

2.58  ·  Rating Details ·  33 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
The sign says evil cannot enter. But evil will still try.
Kindle Edition, 12 pages
Published May 14th 2011 (first published May 5th 2011)
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Sam
Jul 21, 2011 Sam rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: horror, shorts
This a short yet rather unique tale that tells of two couples who find themselves stalked by an evil they do not understand when they stumble across a small house with a sign stating Evil Cannot Enter. Quickly they seek refuge within its walls but it seems that evil does not heed the sign and tries its best to get at its prey. Well written with a certain undercurrent to the characters that hints at something more than what we are seeing, making you question whether evil has really been left ...more
Kat
Dec 18, 2011 Kat rated it did not like it
Recommended to Kat by: amazon.com
Shelves: owned, vampire
This is a very short story about two couples who are stranded when their car breaks down and are being chased by something evil. They find a house that has a sign stating that evil cannot enter so they take refuge in it.

This story is probably no more then 10 real pages, if that. On the kindle it actually ends at 80% and the last 20% is a preview chapter of the authors next book. In Kindle language it is 254 “locations” and it ends on location 203.

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Lisa Cleveland
Oct 16, 2015 Lisa Cleveland rated it it was ok
Joshua writes some really great stuff...most of the time. This short story was a mess. Reading it was great. I kept waiting to find out what was going on, or as one character kept asking himself, "what rule has been broken?" What was broken was that awful non-ending! There was no resolution, and no answers. No, I wouldn't recommend this story to anyone. I would however recommend almost everything else written by this author.
Shelley
Jan 11, 2013 Shelley rated it it was ok
Quick short story. Too quick to really have any depth or story. It sounds interesting if it were fleshed out though. Who were these people? I can see a longer story or novella and would read it.
Blaise
Jan 02, 2012 Blaise rated it it was ok
I just couldn't get into this, not the writers fault but I read it twice and I just wasn't feeling it.
Kirstin
Kirstin rated it liked it
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Melissa
Melissa rated it did not like it
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Yvette rated it it was ok
Sep 19, 2011
Brian
Brian rated it did not like it
Oct 14, 2011
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Elaine
Jul 13, 2011 Elaine rated it did not like it
dumb, de dumb dumb
B.
B. rated it it was ok
Jul 22, 2012
Katie
Dec 02, 2012 Katie rated it liked it
Not one of his better stories. Interesting concept but not much movement.
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Brittany
Sep 08, 2011 Brittany rated it liked it
Shelves: kindle
good for a short story..little strange
Frank Miller
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May 26, 2015
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Joshua Scribner is the author of the novels Mantis Nights, The Coma Lights and Nescata. His fiction won both second and fifth place in the 2008 Whispering Spirits Flash Fiction contest. Up to date information on his work can be found at joshuascribner.com. Joshua currently lives in Michigan with his wife and two daughters.
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