In July 1945, the battle of Okinawa took place, leaving over 200,000 dead, among them over one-third of civilians who lived on the island. Okinawans had been forced to commit suicide by the Japanese military or be executed. Lawlessness was rampant on the island and refugees lived in the hills. A month later atomic bombs would fall on Hiroshima and Nagasaki and amid this turmoil the disappearance of three young Marines was barely noticed.
A Gothic-styled mansion sits on the corner of H and 22nd Streets in Sacramento's Boulevard Park neighborhood. Its appearance is mysterious and secretive, and that's before you hear about the supposed dark deed which have occurred behind it doors.
You hear a moan, and realize that it's not the wind or your imagination. So who or what was it? Throughout the years, ghost stories have persisted on U.S. military bases in the Pacific.
In 18th century Venice, the ultimate tool of seduction for women was a plain mask covered in black velvet. She held it in place with her teeth that bit down on a button, thus making her mute, and her silence deepened the mystery of who she was and what lay behind the mask.
To claim membership in the group of people who retell of abduction by extraterrestrials is to place yourself on the fringes of science, and often ridicule. But what is truly the explanation for those humans who retell of being taken onto spaceships and many times experimented on?
Stranger Than Fiction Stories by M.P. Pellicer