Thinking over the events of the last several days, Kim wondered if the primitive state Edward and the researchers were currently suffering had been occurring on a nightly basis. If it had, and if they had had a suspicion about it, it would explain the marked change in the atmosphere of the lab. With horror Kim realized that there was a good chance the researchers were responsible for the recent trouble in the neighbourhood blamed on a rabid animal and teenage vandals.
Kim shuddered in revulsion. It was plainly obvious to her that the ultimate cause was Ultra. By taking the drug, the researchers had become “possessed” in a fashion ironically similar to some of the “afflicted” people in 1692.
These musings gave Kim some hope. If what she was thinking were true, then they must revert back to their normal selves come morning, just like in an old Gothic horror movie. All Kim had to do was stay hidden until then.
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