> The Ritual
“The Ritual” by Mary Ann Bernal is featured in the Independent Author Index Short Story Compilation, Volume 2
The Ritual is a story about an impressionable young woman’s initiation into a modern-day pagan sect on All Hallows’ Eve in a mausoleum. She becomes terrified when she witnesses the first initiation amidst a raging storm and flees for her life, but will she survive the tempest?
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