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Nona is a short horror story by Stephen King, first published in the 1978 anthology Shadows.

The story is the account of an unnamed man being held in prison, recounting his life as a college dropout who had met and fallen in love with a beautiful girl named Nona while aimlessly hitchhiking on a snowy winter's night in Maine. That night, he was pretty swiftly seduced into murdering several people who had the misfortune of crossing the duo's path as they speed towards an unknown goal. Somewhere near King's fictional town of Castle Rock, Nona takes him to a graveyard, where he encounters a possibly supernatural force, and is later found alone by the authorities, taken into custody, tried, and sentenced to prison, where he now writes his tale, preparing to commit suicide as he contemplates hearing strange sounds in the walls (not unlike H. P. Lovecraft's short story "The Rats in the Walls", or King's own earlier work, "Jerusalem's Lot").

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