15 Of This Week’s Wildest Top Stories
A few days after the death of his wife, an old farmer in upstate New York is visited by a stranger from the future, distant and mysterious.
He's sitting alone in his living room, looking out at nothing through dirty windows and listening to the wind howling across the empty field that stretches away into a distant forest. The air has grown cold, and he can hear it rattling the branches outside. It makes the house creak and sway. His hands tremble with the thought of leaving this safe place, and then there is a knock at the door. "Who's there?" he demands. There's no response; he tries again, more loudly. Still no answer. Then there's a second knock, and then someone comes inside the house.
"HEAR THIS," the apparition tells the man, who watches it in wordless terror. The apparition then begins rattling off a list of strange facts, starting with ...