The Master Key


Haunted Hotel: The Master Key by Julie Hutchings

Welcome to day thirty-one of the Haunted Hotel Writer and Illustrator showcase! Happy Halloween! You can find a list of all participants here. Come back each day, the entire month of October for a scare!Β Today's story is here thanks to a master key, given out and forgotten about...until now. Β  "There's no such thing as ghosts, only the emptiness left behind. Everyone leaves. Like this place," the old man said, straining his thin neck as he craned his head to take in the bustling lobby and bar, the giddy line of people at the front desk. "If not for me, this[...]