He stumbled into a clearing before he knew it was there, and saw the old two-story house. An old man stood on the porch, staring out at him.
“Hey, young fellow. Come on in. We get a coldbreak at night this time of year. You’ll freeze outdoors!”
Glad to see another person in those woods, Jeff hurried forward.
He didn’t see the knife in the man’s hand until it was too late.