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9 Dark Tales:

At the edge of life the shadows grow long and deep, filled with sinister intent as they take on a life of their own. These nine shorts take a quick peek into that dark and lonely place where life becomes a memory of the past.

In The Shadows

Waking up from a coma Chuck stumbles upon the secret life of the shadows around us that reveal our true nature. For shadows cannot lie.

Till Death Do We Part

For Eddie the Zombie Apocalypse is just another blow in the long line of disappointments his life has become. Losing everything that ever mattered to him, he is left with but one choice.

Where The Dead Things Go

Sometimes the dead are given a second chance to apologize to their loved ones after their untimely death.

Adversary:

They have watched from the shadows since the dawn of time.
    Jealous gods who once ruled a young planet.
    Seeking a return to their former glory.
    Only one man stands in their way.

What began as a routine murder investigation snowballs into a fight to the death when homicide detective Sam Hardin is drawn into a battle between good and evil. He must come to terms with his own guilt if he hopes to save his son from an otherworldly being bent on the annihilation of mankind.

But first he must learn to love his son, and quit blaming him for the death of his wife. Four years earlier Sam and his pregnant wife walked into the middle of an armed robbery. When the smoke cleared she lay dying on the cold tile floor. At the hospital the doctors were presented with only one option, save the child.

Partially disabled Vietnam vet Jack Griffith has been counting down his final days as the cancer, compliments of his service in South East Asia, slowly consumes his body. Called upon to clear a clogged storm drain,he is stabbed by a dagger that had been stolen to repay a gambling debt. With his lifeblood flowing into the waters of the storm drain, surrounded by rats, he is given another chance at life when an alien presence invades his body.

But at what cost?

Jack surrenders everything that once made him human as he becomes a host to this alien life form. He is driven to search out the only one who can stand in the way of their return. An ancient god who appears in the guise of Sam's brain damaged four-year-old son, whose disturbing gaze holds the secrets of life and death, a child capable of closing the conduit to the past forever.

In the final battle, among the snow-covered peaks on the outskirts of a small mountain town, the fate of mankind hangs in the balance as Sam and Jack go head to head in a fight to the death. Only one will emerge victorious.

Will mankind awaken to new masters?

Or will good prevail?

Or will good prevail? 

White Walker:

When she was ten she made a promise to that which inhabits the winter storm. Now she's twenty-six and pregnant, and the White Walker has returned to collect his due.

For Teddy a routine day becomes anything but when a severe blizzard shuts down the region as old man winter refuses to relinquish his grip. But this is no ordinary winter storm, for within the shifting winds walks a prehistoric deity once worshiped by ancient man on the windswept Siberian plains, coming to collect on promises made.

As the winter storm rages around them the employees of the call center watch helplessly as their numbers dwindle. The building they inhabit stands on the exact spot once occupied by a one room school house that had burned to the ground during a similar storm over a hundred years before. The ghosts of the children who perished in that fire appear and the call center workers become trapped in a battle between fire and ice.

Cut off from the outside world, stalked by the ghosts of the past, the survivors are forced to abandon the safety of a building that has been stressed to the breaking point.

But how does one escape a winter storm?