Part of "The Little Occultist" series.
“As far as I can remember, she had always been a peculiar little girl. While the rest of the kids played with the ball and chased each other, she would find the strangest of creepy crawlies, some of which I swear, came directly from my nightmares. She also trapped little animals and tortured them to death for her own amusement. Around the time she learned to read and write, she painted, in red, crude shapes and patterns across the walls of other’s homes. Her act did not go unpunished, but I alone saw the full malice behind those murals. They were old symbols of unspeakable alignments, long silenced by the village elders. How can a young child attain such knowledge, let alone comprehend it?”