Hey everyone how's it going, last night a group of friends and I had a run in with what could have been a malevolent entity however we're still not sure as to what it could have been. Now about as cliche or bad as this sounds, it definitely wasn't our imagination, it was not our minds playing tricks on us and no we're not some gullible kids that scream "Ghost!" at everything that seems out of the ordinary. We are all pretty mature are able to distinguish between natural and supernatural. We do not get scared easily, it actually takes a LOT to scare us and by a lot I mean we walk through the forest with no light and play reverse tag there. (We are actually young adults not kids) With that being said lets get on to what happened the night of the 7th of July 2019. My friends all got together as I am only in town for a week and decided we were going to play a game we created and used to play when we were younger called "Slender" (Yes inspired by Slenderman) The way the game works is we got to a preserve, school or woods and set up eight pages throughout the vicinity and two of us have to go find the pages without the others being able to touch them. If the people who aren't the seekers touch the seekers its game over unless the seekers have collected all eight pages. For the first round we chose some woods that was away from any town lights and barely any visibility. Nothing happened there and we weren't scared even when engulfed in darkness and completed the game no problem, no scares nothing. For the first time ever I felt that we needed a secret phrase and answer in order to determine if it was one of the other members of our group. So the question was "What are you cooking?" and the secret answer was, "Hot Tamale." I don't know why this occurred to me this time playing the game as we've played this game about a hundred times without ever using a safe phrase but I just had a feeling we needed it. So at the end of the first round we decided to play the second round at a local school where we've actually had a paranormal experience at before. I can share that experience on a different post but for now I'll continue with this story. So upon arriving we set up the second round, same thing, the seekers went to go look for them however the seekers lost and we gave up on Slender for the night. We all agreed we should play reverse tag, where one person goes to hide and everyone else goes to look for them and once they find them they hide with them until there is only one person left and that person loses. We did one round no problem and the next round is where things took a strange turn. The set up of the school is in the form of a ring, all the school buildings and portable buildings surround the field, playground and cement in the middle so you can see across the school no problem. On one side there are portable buildings and on the other side there is a big building that houses the library, computer lab and science lab. The only open entrance at night is through this open gate next to the portable buildings and that's where we came from however we made sure it was closed when we entered so that no one could enter and we would definitely know if someone came in because the gate makes a lot of noise. So now that it was my turn to hide I decided to hide across the school by the playground in a bush. I texted my friends that I was ready and off they went in search of me. About 12 minutes in I get a call from my friend, the second most skeptic out of the group, stating that we needed to leave right now. Confused as to why I quickly get up and begin running towards the gate where everyone was crowded around. I asked what had happened and they refused to explain until we got into the car so of course we headed to the car. They explained to me this, that when my cousin was walking by the last of the portables she looked over to one of the ramps and noticed what she said looked like one leg resting on the ramp trying to slide into the gap but it kept getting caught onto something. She thought it was me and got a little closer but that's when my other friend noticed it too and was curious how I could have gotten in the gap and under the ramp. The next thing they know they said it was freezing cold and that's when they noticed the leg slither or get pulled down into the gap and vanish. They both felt a little uneasy because they way it went down was not anatomically possible for a human leg. When my cousin got closer she was confused as to how I could've gotten in there as the space was so small as there were wooden plant vases there as well. She then noticed a hand holding what was a silhouette of a succulent plant sticking out from the gap now shaking like an elderly person holding something heavy, pointing the plant at her. That's when she was began getting nervous and called my name. My other friend stepped a bit closer and asked, "What are you cooking?" and no reply. That's when both my friend and my cousin get an overwhelming feeling of nausea and wanting to throw up, my cousin almost having a panic attack grabbed my friend and ran away as fast as they could, they felt that it wanted them to leave and they also felt really small in comparison to whatever it was that it could have easily taken them out. I wanted to believe as their faces were filled with absolute terror, my cousin wanting to cry and my friend smoking almost nonstop. I decide to go with the biggest skeptic of the group and investigate ourselves. Before we reached the spot that they had shown us we felt completely normal however once we got about two portables away I was overwhelmed by a very ominous aura. I decided to walk back a bit to see if it was maybe just the wind and the aura vanished. I went back to where I first felt it and nothing. Upon arrival I began snapping pictures of the spot which I'll share as well but nothing too interesting unless you see something I don't. I looked at the gap and there was absolutely no way anyone or anything could fit in that gap, especially not a leg. We began walking back however that's when the aura returned and hugged my body from behind. I almost wanted to run but I remained calm. Returning to my friend and cousin they absolutely refuse to return to the school and do any night activities from now on. They had goosebumps all over their bodies and I can't pin down what it could have been. They said they felt sudden urgency to leave and they felt they were trespassing into somewhere they shouldn't be. I would want to say it's a witch but it could have been an imp, I honestly don't know what it could have been but I'm going with my other cousin tonight to try to figure out what it is, they say it was not a snake as my cousin has lived with snakes her whole life as she grew up on the country side. I'm not sure if this is important but earlier that day in the woods, the owls were hooting a lot more than normal. Let me know what you think it is and what I should do.