Halloween CollaborationWritten in collaboration by: Ruby -No last name for you- and Erin -No last name for you-Setting: Halloween night. Everyone has gone home, parties have ended, and the fun night of candy and costumes has drawn to a close.I took off my Halloween costume, washed the paint off my face, put on my pajamas, and went to bed. I was almost asleep when I first heard the sound of. . .Laughter. It was a soft, eerie cackling sound. I sat up from the protection of my covers and strained my eyes against the darkness. Seeing nothing, I laid back down and tried to ignore it- probably just my parents watching an old horror movie downstairs.But I knew my parents were asleep.And then it came again.Confused and unable to ignore the soft sound, I sat up once again and turned on my bedside lamp. I mentally ran a list of possible things it could be. I remembered that once my family heard a disturbing noise from outside; it ended up just being a raccoon digging through our trash. Maybe that was it?But. .