Thursday, January 17, 2019

Browsing the "Strange & Unknown" 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

I Steal Bodies

Part 1 I am dead. Well, at least the real me is. You see, this body I’m using to write this isn’t mine. I stole it. Don’t worry, I won’t be using him for too long. Once I’m done writing [...]

January 17, 2019 Beings & Entities, Strange & Unknown

Camper Appreciation

“Come on, Jim, you know it’s going to suck.” I didn’t nod, though I wanted to.  Mark was right, as usual.  Most of camp had sucked, to be honest. Tom, on the other hand, tried once more to be the [...]

January 16, 2019 Beings & Entities, Strange & Unknown

Large Yellow Eyes

My name is John Dawson, and I was a beat cop for twenty-two years for a small town in rural West Virginia. People talk and stories get passed around, especially in small towns with few ears but big mouths. Sometimes, [...]

January 16, 2019 Beings & Entities, Murders & Deaths, Strange & Unknown

The Ouija Board Said It Was Hungry

My name is Henry Himura. I work for a large law firm situated near downtown Los Angeles. We’ve handled some of the biggest, most controversial cases in the last two decades and have built quite a name for ourselves. I [...]

January 15, 2019 Beings & Entities, Murders & Deaths, Strange & Unknown

The reCAPTCHA Was Wrong

Have you ever seen a photo reCAPTCHA? Instead of a checkbox, it’s a low-quality photo split into 16 square sections. It’ll say something like: “SELECT ALL SQUARES WITH STREET SIGNS,” and you have to click every square that contains a street sign. [...]

January 14, 2019 Strange & Unknown

The Sick Chair

In a sparsely-populated German settlement, the Becker family earned their living raising and slaughtering cattle.  At that time, those who called the hilly, oak and maple-dotted valley home found quality meat hard to come by.  But Markus Becker and his [...]

January 13, 2019 Beings & Entities, Strange & Unknown

I Woke in Darkness

I don’t have much time left. I have to send this message quickly. I hope somebody saw what I just did, and that they will be ready. We all have to be. I woke up in the dark. The last [...]

January 13, 2019 Beings & Entities, Murders & Deaths, Strange & Unknown

The Honeymoon

Part 1 The day that I married Marjorie, I felt like the luckiest guy in the world. She was smart and beautiful, and ever since I had met her six months earlier, not a day had gone by that I [...]

January 12, 2019 Murders & Deaths, Strange & Unknown

I Saw My Name on the News as a Prime Murder Suspect

I was sitting on the sofa, eating a reheated slice of pizza, when I saw it. My Facebook profile picture. On the local news. Underneath the text: PRIME SUSPECT IN JACKSON MURDER. I blinked. Rubbed my eyes once, twice. “The prime [...]

January 7, 2019 Murders & Deaths, Strange & Unknown