“It happened five years ago, right around this very spot.” The narrator’s voice had that gravelly texture, which only added to his gristly tale.
“You’re having us on,” protested one of the other campers.
“Well, it could’ve been here. It’s hard to tell in the dark,” admitted the narrator. “Anyway, a couple of days later some hikers stumbled across their corpses. Their dog had been drawn to the smell of rotting flesh.”
“…And they found a mother and her kids, you say?” another of the campers asked.
“Yes, that’s right. The autopsy report said they’d died from eating poisonous berries.”