The Van Helsing Impetus – Excerpt No. 33

Upon approaching it, she noticed the culvert was grated, with a thick lock that would resist tampering. So as her feet cooled in the water, she picked the lock and opened the grate. Just beyond it was dark, but there was a faint glow.

Clara tensed her jaw muscles, and got on all fours. Before moving deeper into the tunnel, she was able to lock it behind her. It seemed like a reasonable precaution that prevented anyone from following her here.

Picture of a culvert, surrounded by sand bags, moss, and covered in dirt. Image by Russell De Boer from Pixabay.
Disclaimer: This excerpt from The Van Helsing Impetus is currently in development. There may be typos, errors, omissions, inconsistencies and so forth. The image is sourced from Pixabay.


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