The walk

The two men come face to face.

"The Walk" is the second story included in the book Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark.


A boy's uncle is walking down a lonely road when he comes upon a man who is also walking on the road. The boy's uncle is scared of the man and the man is scared of the uncle but they both keep walking. It is getting dark. They go deep into the woods and they look at each other and are still scared of each other. The man looks at the uncle a third time and the uncle looks at the man a third time and they are still both very scared of each other. The story ends with a scream.

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