The Mysterious Crimes of the North Pond Hermit

The small town of North Pond, Maine have a scary secret in their midst. For years, the locals and vacationers lives were unsettled when a mysterious stranger made his way through town, burglarizing homes in the middle of the night while barely leaving a trace. No matter how much investigation or security was set up, the Hermit would still strike and then disappear. It took nearly 30 years for them to catch him, but when they did, they were shocked to hear his side of the story.

Bizarre Noises

The neighbors in the small, quiet town of North Pond would sometimes hear bizarre rumblings in during the night. With so much wildlife around them, the locals didn’t think too much of it. It could be raccoons on the roof, deer in the garbage, or even foxes playing in the yard. No one thought that a person may be the source of the noises… Until things began to go missing. The weirdest part? The objects that were going missing were just… bizarre.


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