Old Acquaintance by Matthew Waterhouse
New Years Eve, 1971 and Quentin Collins is celebrating in the Blue Whale. But something is coming for him… Something he first met in a Welsh village in 1914. Will the people of Collinsport survive to see 1972?
(This story was available as a special offer celebrating the New Year at the end of 2017 - it is available to purchase as one of the four stories in the collection Dark Shadows - Dreams of Long Ago)