Where were you when you first heard the legend of The Hook?
I was huddled under a blanket in a friend’s basement at a sleepover. Even though I knew (knew!) it was unlikely the hookman would creep down the stairs and murder a bunch of twelve-year-olds, I still lay awake most of that night.
It’s a story that has captivated kids and writers alike, including Stephen King (Danse Macabre, 1981), and in movies such as Meatballs (1979) and the slasher classic, I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997).
In this week’s story podcast, Kristine Kathryn Rusch adds her own unique twist to the enduring legend.
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