Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Browsing the "Artifacts and Objects" Category

The Pillow

Awake. Lisa bolted upright in bed, hazy vapors of fear still wavering in her periphery. The details of the dream were quickly escaping leaving only the overwhelming terror that had just gripped her psyche a moment before. Shaken, she wiped [...]

September 6, 2017 Artifacts and Objects, Beings and Entities, Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness

A Game About Kansas

Many of these stories are about games that have gone out, been enjoyed by millions, and then some random person in the middle of nowhere has experienced something creepy. Haunted, hacked, or otherwise, the games have been said to torment [...]

August 29, 2017 Artifacts and Objects

The Box

I lifted my head and stared into the surrounding darkness, completely unaware of where I was or how I had gotten there. I couldn’t see much of anything. It was very dark. Only two thin shreds of light came at [...]

July 14, 2017 Artifacts and Objects


Late August, 2005, 8:00 A.M, New Orleans I woke up to one of the more valuable things I own in my apartment. A crappy alarm clock from a nearby store. I was extremely poor. The apartment wasn’t too nice, I [...]

June 8, 2017 Artifacts and Objects, Beings and Entities, Strange and Unexplained

What Story?

I’m a normal high school student. My friends and I make silly YouTube videos, we do our schoolwork (most of it, at least) and we like hanging out with each other. However, something strange has come up, and none of [...]

June 1, 2017 Artifacts and Objects

He’s In My Head and He Won’t Go Away

[For what should be obvious reasons later in the story, I’m withholding my friend’s name. I’ll just call him Matt or Matthew for the sake of privacy purposes or whatever the whole thing is.] It’s been over 10 years since [...]

May 1, 2017 Artifacts and Objects

Heaven’s Herb

In the wake of the 2016 American election, several changes occurred in the country. One of the more highly publicized and celebrated of these developments was California’s legalization of marijuana for recreational use. While the objective impact has thus far [...]

April 28, 2017 Artifacts and Objects, Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Dreams and Nightmares, Drugs and Addictions, Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness, Myths and Legends, Rites and Rituals, Strange and Unexplained

Flowers for Fiends

The Trailer The trailer always gets me. This one showed a child with brown skin and blond hair dressed in blue, sleeping under a tree. You won’t wake up, the caption reads. The child is walking, growing and shrinking. Several [...]

April 26, 2017 Artifacts and Objects

Twisted Teddy

I suffer from Schizophrenia. Before you jump to any conclusions about me…before that word “schizophrenia” flashes its stigma and makes you think of serial killers, mass shooters, and the like, let me dispel a few things. I am not Norman [...]

April 26, 2017 Artifacts and Objects

The Statue

The dealer was effusive in his praise for the artwork. It was just so life-like, he gushed. It wouldn’t be cheap, he admitted, but it was well worth every penny the artist was asking for it. I knew the drill. [...]

April 21, 2017 Artifacts and Objects