By Robert F. Jones
In the start was once the Oak, its hungry roots attaining deep into the earth, its gnarled limbs looking out the far away heavens. 2 hundred years in the past, Obediah Magrute worshipped the Oak and died violently underneath it, feeding it along with his blood and bone, shouting his chilling curse to the skies.
Now, Laura and Mark Avery have come to the bustling little Vermont village. they've got given up their frenetic urban existence to settle within the previous Eldridge position and to begin their family.
Quiet and old fashioned, the village is nestled one of the rolling eco-friendly hills of Hubley’s Gore. for hundreds of years, the population of the little farming village had tilled the soil, eking out a dwelling from the tough land, sure jointly by means of time, through ties of kinship, through their conflict opposed to the savage components . . . and by means of the darkish mystery of their midst.
Silent, ideal, it held sway over them. Buried deep within the soil, within the middle of the dense wooded area, within the soul of the residing wooden, it commanded the very parts. It demanded obedience and unholy worship and . . . sacrifice.
Laura and Mark are usually not superstitious, even though. They locate the neighborhood legends captivating. yet because the seasons flip and the complete moon rises, humans die in Hubley’s Gore in thrall to an old, negative power.
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Bloodroot: A Novel by Robert F. Jones