For the next few weeks after Uncle Jake's effort to eradicate Levi's dark spirit from the old farmhouse things felt lighter in the cellar, but Jill would soon have to share the news with Seth that there were stirrings elsewhere.
The bedroom at the top of the stairs leading to the second floor had been Catherine's room while she was growing up, with the three bedrooms further down the hallway occupied by her brothers.
Since the next generation saw no daughters born, which Catherine's father said was evidence of the family being cursed by God, that bedroom had retained it's feminine décor and was used as a guest bedroom. Jill and Seth had seen no reason to change it; Jill's only alteration being the addition of framed portraits of Catherine and her mother Naomi to the antique furnishings in the room.
One day as she was dusting the beautiful oak stairway, Jill was surprised to hear someone sobbing. Following the sounds to Catherine's bedroom, she gasped to see the hazy image of a man sitting on the edge of the bed, bent over with his head in his hands; she recognized him immediately.
(To be continued)
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