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Agoraphobia: A Short Story

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Peyton fears the outside world. It has brought him nothing but pain and misery. He even bought and renovated an entire house to get away. However, when a hurricane threatens his home, he must contemplate leaving for the first time in years. Especially when the hurricane throws something living into his sanctuary. Something with teeth and claws.
Kindle Edition, 18 pages
Published March 16th 2021
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Kim Napolitano
Mar 01, 2021 rated it really liked it


I love all of Rami Ungar’s stories. Throw in a creature feature? Sold!

As with all short novellas any details are spoilers so I’ll be brief. Peyton lives in a completely fortified home, afraid of the outside and of people in general. He’s locked himself away. A hurricane is moving in to knock out his or what he thinks is his actual reality.

The storm drags up something and it’s hurled into his sanctuary. It doesn’t want to be there and neither does Peyton so it’s going to have to be man vs the w
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Iseult Murphy
Mar 15, 2021 rated it it was amazing
No man is an island

An exciting, tense, emotional story that had me reading with bated breath and left me with tears in my eyes.
Peyton hasn’t left his house in years. Now a hurricane is besieging his property, but is the ferocity of nature enough to drive him from his home?
I LOVED his house! I can see why he didn’t want to leave. I wouldn’t mind living there myself!
Great short story from the master of fear.
P.S. Winn
Mar 07, 2021 rated it really liked it
An intriguing short story of a man who has problems, sadly those problems are about to get worse. The author does a great job making this short story feel longer with complete content in a short space.
Donna L
Apr 05, 2021 rated it really liked it
Great short story. I was a bit confused with the direction the story was going but it made sense in the end and I really liked it.
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