Written by: John Matsui
Catholic priest John Wilburn is spending his 50th year filling in for a colleague at an upstate New York church. His day takes a worrying turn when a troubled young man enters the confessional booth.
The man is haunted by visions of him torturing and killing people at a college campus.
Before Father Wilburn can organize his thoughts, the temperature plunges. His breath fogs the air. The young man’s voice and demeanor change. He’s no longer pleading for help but relishes the coming carnage.
As suddenly as it began, the man leaves the confessional. The priest is quick out of the booth, hoping to help the young man. He’s gone, vanished at preternatural speed.
Karen Innis, a new 911 operator, takes a call. In a sinister hiss, the caller reports a murder. He then describes the scene in detail and triumphantly admits he is the…
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