The beauty here was unmarred, save for the four-lane highway that cut a swath through the forest outside their grounds. At this time of the day the lights from the constant stream of cards twinkled, reminding him of a tapestry of stars that flowed like a river.
Other than that it was their land, including one of the world’s largest hedge mazes, manicured upper gardens, and the fenced in forest that served as rich hunting grounds for their customers. A lot of blood had been spilt to make this a reality, but for the past hundred years they reigned supreme over this cursed valley.
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