The Daily Prompt: Legend

I hated the legend. It was morbid and unrealistic. I didn’t believe in much but I certainly didn’t believe in ghosts.
I laughed at the school kids scaring themselves to death over a bunch of old people who had been to the grave and saw the others.
The others. That’s what they called them. How stupidly is not- frightening that?
But I wasn’t fine with it- the plan to find out for sure, either.
I had to go along with it. I would have been called names if I didn’t.
On the night of the calling, I didn’t know if she was awake or not so I pretended to be asleep.
I heard a knock.
I looked outside…the others stood like stone statues and the only sound was my heart beating until
the deafening silence.