The Barrier: Case Four- Chapter Six

“What did Timm have to say?” Gabrielle asked when Riley joined the group again. “Nothing all that different from what we already established. I shouldn’t be alone, and my best bet is the shade being defeated. He did say he wanted everything Emily was researching, both on the shade and the case itself. When I said the shade would not give up much, he insisted … Continue reading The Barrier: Case Four- Chapter Six

The Barrier: Case Four- Chapter Five

When Riley woke and saw that she was safe, the feeling of sadness, her own as well as Grace’s and the others, overwhelmed her. Riley could feel her body being wracked with sobs and desperately wanted to get it under control. She felt a blanket settle over her and closed her eyes to try to count her breathing. She wasn’t even fully in control of … Continue reading The Barrier: Case Four- Chapter Five

Impressions: Murder, She Wrote- Wheel of Death

We are finally back with more Murder, She Wrote! I have been meaning to write another Impressions piece on this show, and I have truly missed watching and writing about it. That is in the past, though, and we are here. I also now have the box set, so it should be easier to get more pieces done on it. I hope y’all are as … Continue reading Impressions: Murder, She Wrote- Wheel of Death

The Barrier: Case Four- Chapter Four

When Riley woke up, she was not surprised to see that Ethan had already left. She noticed that Josh was lying in the other bed looking as though he were half asleep. “Josh,” she said softly, “did you just come in?” “I did, but Mike is on his way with Gabrielle to escort you to the base.” “Thanks,” she said moving closer to the door. … Continue reading The Barrier: Case Four- Chapter Four

Impressions: The Patient

In the world of various takes on “crime” media, The Patient seemed like a unique take on the fictionalized story of a serial killer. The show is a short one-shot series on FX with 10 episodes ranging from half an hour to 45 minutes. It has a lot happening, both in terms of Dr. Strauss’ sessions with his patient, but also his own struggles with … Continue reading Impressions: The Patient

The Barrier: Case Four- Chapter Three

Miller watched Riley walk outside, and then got up and began to pace. This place was unsettling to her, and she feared whatever the ‘it’ that they sensed might be. If it had been human at one time, something happened after it became a spirit, and it shifted. She was grateful that both Josh and Gabrielle were there, but worried their powers would not be … Continue reading The Barrier: Case Four- Chapter Three

The Barrier: Case Four- Chapter Two

Riley could feel herself coming to but wanted to fight it. The spirits were still connecting and reconnecting. She groaned and desperately tried to push against them, but she couldn’t. She was stuck as she felt them try over and over. It was as though she could feel each one of them, digging their way until they were under her skin. Her mind was racing, … Continue reading The Barrier: Case Four- Chapter Two

The Barrier: Case Four- Chapter One

Everyone was in a hurry to leave the Bed and Breakfast. The case had been a strange one, and made the group feel slightly off-kilter. Normally when they ended debunking a case, it didn’t end with a haunting attached to it. Riley was concerned for Dorothy and Tracy, but was hopeful that the training would help them. Ethan wanted to distance himself from Tracy. He … Continue reading The Barrier: Case Four- Chapter One