Hunting the Hunter

It was about 8 inches tall with an elongated body around 18 inches long, thin legs and a small head. The mottled-green shell had nasty spines covering it like an Alaskan King Crab. The thing was just evil looking and it was under the bed.

The only light was a thin shaft on the wall coming from the street lamp. Jason held the broom handle with white-knuckled terror as he knelt down to peer under the bed. He could hear the thing dragging its claws across the carpet as it crawled around. With trembling fingers, he slowly lifted the bed skirt.

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