It’s been quite some time since the “neverending story” thread ended, so I think it’s time to start a sequel. The rules are the same as the first one:
Everyone contributes a few sentences or a paragraph.
For continuity, use the last line of the last person’s addition as the first line of your addition.
If two people simulpost, the next person should try to work both posts into their addition.
It was a bright and sunny day (forget that “dark and stormy night” stuff). It was a beautiful July afternoon; hot but not humid, perfect weather for being outdoors. John, our guy from the first story, and Lilith, the former Satanic milkmaid from 17-Century Salem who somehow wound up in modern times, were having a barbecue in John’s backyard. Lilith was tossing the salad while John tended the grill. John was applying a thick coating of KC Masterpeice BBQ Sauce to the ribs when he realized that something was very wrong. He looked over to Lilith and saw that she was terror-stricken. Her lips were quivering and her eyes were the size of the paper plates on the table. He followed her gaze over to the neighbor’s yard, and saw…IT