By Dean Koontz
I am the only, the all and the single. I dwell within the Pendleton as definitely as I reside in every single place. i'm the Pendleton's historical past and its future. The development is my position of belief, my monument, my killing flooring. . . .
The Pendleton stands at the summit of Shadow Hill on the maximum element of an previous heartland urban, a Gilded Age palace inbuilt the overdue 1800s as a tycoon's dream domestic. virtually from the start, its grandeur has been scarred by way of episodes of insanity, suicide, mass homicide, and whispers of items a ways worse. yet due to the fact its rechristening within the Nineteen Seventies as a luxurious residence construction, the Pendleton has been at peace. For its lucky residents--among them a winning songwriter and her younger son, a disgraced ex-senator, a widowed lawyer, and a pushed funds manager--the Pendleton's incredible quarters are a sanctuary, its darkish prior all yet forgotten.
But now inexplicable shadows caper throughout partitions, protection cameras relay very unlikely photographs, phantom voices mutter in unusual tongues, not-quite-human figures lurk within the basement, elevators plunge into unknown depths. With every one passing hour a terrifying simple task grows: no matter what drove the Pendleton’s prior occupants to their unspeakable fates is at paintings back. And as nightmare visions turn into actual, as a perilous tide starts to engulf them, the folk at seventy seven Shadow road will locate the major to humanity’s destiny . . . in the event that they can continue to exist to exploit it.
Includes the bonus novella The Moonlit Mind.
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BODILY CHANGES CORRESPONDING TO ANOTHER PERSON'S MENTAL IMAGES In the preceding chapter I concluded that some paranormal process must occur between the mental images in a person's mind and the production on his or her body of wounds, such as stigmata or blisters induced during hypnosis, the shapes of which have no relationship to the anatomical distribution of the blood vessels or nerves of the skin. Future research may someday show presently undiscovered patterns of nerves and blood vessels that could account for the correspondence between mental images and local bodily changes in the person having the images.
By this expression I mean behavior toward other persons that an older person would ordinarily show toward younger persons, and sometimes toward persons of the previous personality's own age; it is often accompanied by a sense of superiority toward other persons. " Because they were 17 years old when he was 3, they objected; but he said that if they did not call him "Father," he would not speak to them, and they capitulated. Sai, Bua Kai's younger brother, would not show Chanai the deference due an older brother, and Chanai tended to shun him when he was in Sai's area.
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