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In this original short story from the New York Times bestselling thriller anthology Face Off, bestselling authors Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child team up with R.L. Stine for the first time ever, pitting enigmatic FBI agent Aloysius Pendergast against the most unusual villain he's ever faced - Stine's classic creation: Slappy the Ventriloquist Dummy.First introduced in R.L. Stine's 400 million-copy bestselling Goosebumps series, Slappy is a dummy carved from coffin wood who boasts enormous strength and a sarcastic, sadistic personality. In contrast, Agent Pendergast is an elegant, intelligent man who never lets himself be ruffled by the particulars of an investigation. Yet when these two meet for the first time - at Stony Mountain Sanatorium - Pendergast is quite clearly out of his element and nothing is as it seems...For more exciting short story pairings, don't miss all eleven short stories in Face Off!
Today, we are living in a perpetual state of gaslighting. The reality is that what the media tell us is at complete odds with what we see with our own eyes.
And now we, the American people, have been gaslighted by the government elected to protect us into believing that we would all die unless we were locked down. The dangers Paula faces in her own home dramatize those we face in our national house: the loss of current freedom and ...
Gaslighting is a form of emotional abuse or psychological manipulation involving distorting the truth in order to confuse or create doubt in another person to the point they question their sanity or reality.