The Best Horror Of The Year, Volume Twelve edited by Ellen Datlow, part 1
Ice Cold Lemonade 25c Haunted House Tour: 1 Per Person
This is by Paul Temblay and tells of how a writer recalls how as a geeky kid in 1984 he visited a haunted house. He made a calamitous choice. This was goodish with themes of myth and memory.
“Lower than the Hughes loser,”
“More confounding that dread inducing,”
“Cruel was my default assumption settings.”
“The kind of irrational anger that leads erstwhile good people to make terrible petty decisions.”
“Rest of my tomorrows.”