Thursday, January 17, 2019

Browsing the "Artifacts & Objects" Category

The Curse of Luck

My life hasn’t been what most would consider to be… great. As you will read, I have always had terrible luck. I was an infant when a drunk driver decided one night that he wanted to drive on the wrong [...]

January 17, 2019 Artifacts & Objects, Strange & Unknown

The Empty Apartment

I moved into my apartment complex two months ago. I started hearing things a week later. It was subtle at first. Sometimes, in the middle of the night, I would wake up to a faint scratching sound from somewhere behind [...]

January 10, 2019 Artifacts & Objects, Dreams & Madness

Dead Arm

I’ve been completely clean for about two years, now, and I owe it all to the last drug I ever took. It apparently goes by many names, and it’s not easy to get your hands on it. The people who [...]

January 9, 2019 Artifacts & Objects, Dreams & Madness

I Met the Rat King

I found it three weeks ago, or rather, I found them. A knotted circle of fur, claws, and death. Six rats, tangled together by their tails, thrashed about my front lawn with little direction. Their shrieks pierced the air of [...]

December 29, 2018 Artifacts & Objects, Beings & Entities, Strange & Unknown

The Swing

What do people usually fear when moving out to live on their own? What sort of problems does one normally encounter when finally venturing from the safety of their parents’ home, into a place of their own? Perhaps it’s paying [...]

December 25, 2018 Artifacts & Objects, Strange & Unknown

I’ve Always Hated Dolls

Everyone has their fears, whether they are rational or irrational. Mine has always been dolls. Not all dolls, mainly just the ones that are a bit too human. I think it’s mainly the eyes that get to me. So I’m [...]

December 17, 2018 Artifacts & Objects, Beings & Entities, Strange & Unknown

Goodnight Precious

My son is 2 years old and does. Not. Sleep. So when I saw an ad online for Goodnight Precious: the only book GUARANTEED put your child to sleep, I clicked. I was skeptical — but there was a video demonstration on [...]

December 16, 2018 Artifacts & Objects, Murders & Deaths

Better Watch Out, Better Not Cry

My parents own a Santa animatronic. I think it tried to kill us. Now, I know what you might be thinking. This story already sounds like a kid’s overactive imagination during a season that relies on the magic of imagination. [...]

December 14, 2018 Artifacts & Objects, Beings & Entities, Strange & Unknown

The Blue Eyed Painting

“So… what are we doing here?” “We’re uh… appreciating art.” “How do you appreciate art?” “I think you just stand there and look at it.” “That’s it?” “Yeah, pretty much.” “Danny we’re staring at a nine foot painting of a [...]

November 16, 2018 Artifacts & Objects
Halloween 64

Halloween 64

I had heard rumors of the game’s existence on various gaming sites and messages boards, but I never thought it was actually real. I spent a little over a year trying to track down a copy, but I always came [...]

October 31, 2018 Artifacts & Objects