The rock and the scary aswang

In the Philippines, the aswang is a fiendish, supernatural creature that will drink the blood of an unborn baby. One night, my cousin was found unconscious on the ground. I think the aswang got him!!

When I was 10 years-old, we moved from the coastline town of Marina, California to Bacolod City, a little town on an island in the Philippines. While our new home was being built, we lived in the “big house” of my…