A selection from the beginning of Neil Gaiman's The Graveyard Book.
Middle Aged (35-54)
North American, US Mid-Atlantic
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There was a hand in the darkness and it held a knife. The knife had a handle of polished black bone and a blade finer and sharper than any razor. If it sliced you, you might not even know you've been cut, not immediately. The knife had done almost everything it was brought to that house to do, and both the blade and the handle are wet.