Universal Orlando starts promotional push for Halloween Horror Nights
Published: August 28, 2008 at 10:21 AM
The press kit came in two deliveries. Yesterday morning, I got a package that included an ornate locked metal box, along with a letter:
You're about to face someone you've never met, but long feared... A key will arrive tomorrow. You'll meet then.
Of course, without the key, you can't open the box (well, unless you snap the rather thin chain - but I played along), so you have to wait until the next day to see what's inside.
And this morning arrived the FedEx envelope with the key.
A strategically placed lipbrush triggered an eerie tune when I opened the jewelry box, which contained a shattered mirror, upon which was scrawled "Welcome to my World." (Bloody Mary's I presume?)
Also in the box were a dried rose and four pictures, each with a message in crayon scribbled on back: