Monday, October 31, 2011

The Goblin Book

The Goblin Book

by Brad Meltzer


On his deathbed, my grandfather gave me The Goblin Book.


“It’ll work for you,” he whispered. “It will.”


Don’t worry. I was confused too. I didn’t like creepy old grandfathers who talked in riddles. It was annoying.


But he explained how it worked. How a reader  usually the smart ones  would be holding a book, lost in a story. And then, the book would feel odd in the reader’s hands.


The book would feel heavy, then lighter, then heavy again.


And then the reader would have the oddest feeling of all: that inescapable feeling that someone was watching them.


It was true, of course. That was the gift of The Goblin Book. With it, I could find any reader…and watch them through their book.


The best part?


I can see you right now.


I can.


No, you think to yourself.


But I can. And I’ll see you again tonight.

10 comments:

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Anonymous said...

Dear friend. I am a writer-inventor of Mexico.

In the past I had two friends who've known since I was 11. We went to the same schools until age 17. Over time, these friends went to a secret organization known as EL YUNQUE They informed me of a huge amount of data about the activities of that group, and what I discovered is frightening. This group poses as a harmless religious group, but the reality is that this group during the Second World War was a copy of the Nazi party. When WWII ended, the group hid the Gestapo officers who escaped to America in submarines and gave them the command posts in EL YUNQUE. This organization is run by powerful families throughout Mexico during World War II secretly supported Hitler.
This secret group has become very powerful through the multimillion-dollar financial support families. They use private schools in Mexico and much of the rest of Latin America to recruit college students, who are fanatics and then those students are sent to religious groups from churches, public parks, where they form informal groups of football or basketball or send them to the weekend clubs in high schools where they earn the trust of children and their parents and then secretly recruit children, who are fanatical then people owned ranches EL YUNQUE.
The recruitment of children and young people is very aggressive and has been carried out on a large scale since the early fifties. So this group has the army of spies, saboteurs and murderers largest in the history of mankind.
The EL YUNQUE is not limited to Mexico. The EL YUNQUE controls all right-wing groups in Latin America by a group called ODCA (Christian Democratic organization) in such other countries, the system is EL YUNQUE copied by Nazi groups and work as if they were one group.
The most powerful tactic EL YUNQUE is the infiltration of all civil organizations, political groups and political institutions of a country (in Mexico found it easy to seize power with the system via the PAN, which is the political arm of EL YUNQUE) They have orders to infiltrate and take command posts, regardless of cost. Now they are the most powerful Nazi group and numerous of the world. The worst thing about this is that I managed to find that the leaders of this group want to control everyone and they think they need to do first U.S. control.
Therefore, dear doctor, I think you should take into account the activities of EL YUNQUE as a variable in the equation. Consider that the EL YUNQUE has infiltrated the country since several decades ago. See what Hispanic political groups are mobilized whenever the President of Mexico visits the United States, and you have already noticed that the presence of Hispanics in American politics is very large.
If you want to know what happen to freedom in America, consider what happened to me after I reported to the media the existence of EL YUNQUE. I did not know that EL YUNQUE had infiltrated everywhere and they could use their influence almost anywhere.
I've been the victim of assassination attempts against daily aggressions and me and my family, I have been ruined and defamed. Every time I try to start a business in the EL YUNQUE blatantly sabotaging me. You can not imagine what the EL YUNQUE makes those who oppose their plans. And they will do the same with you. They are so powerful and efficient that I doubt you have even a small chance of getting rid of the secret invasion of the United States. The most pathetic thing is that the CIA and the FBI know of the existence of the EL YUNQUE, but apparently have concluded that the EL YUNQUE is a tiny faction within the PAN (National Action Party). Believe this is a serious error. As I know, all senior political leaders in the PAN are important EL YUNQUE, and EL YUNQUE is used as the secret police of the PAN.
I hope your country does not lose his freedom as easily as we Mexicans. Good luck.

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thecubiclerebel said...

Watching you now on the Early Show day after Christmas. Love what you said about your teacher, Ms. Spicer, and how she reacted. I have a similar teacher memory. Several, actually.

LoisLaneDP said...

What the heck did I just read?

I just stumbled on the site to find out when Decoded starts up again. Gee whiz, instead I get a Goblin, secret Mexican Nazi Christian Democrats, unbalanced jungle doctors, mail order brides, landlords with pies??

I'm liking it here. :)

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