The sound of the knock on the portal brought me to my feet with my ears pointed forward and alert. It wasn’t the knock that had upset me so. Oh, no, a knock would not bother me in the least – it was sometimes interesting to see who followed the knock into the Other World. No, it was the noise that accompanied the knock that I found disturbing. It was a high-pitched yap –annoying and grating. I knew that sound from its owner’s last visit.
The Alien Creature had returned!