Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Browsing the "murders" Tag

The Baptism

There’s a small village out in Alabama called Saint’s Glen.  You won’t find it on any map, at least not since 1965. But you can still find the remnants of the town.  If you follow the river southwest of Thomasville, [...]

March 20, 2019 Beings and Entities, Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Ghosts and Spirits, Investigations and Crimes, Religion and Spirituality, Rites and Rituals, Strange and Unexplained

Becoming a Killer

Have you ever wanted to do something terrible? I don’t mean something minor like stealing a candy bar, or driving over the speed limit. No, I’m talking something more along the lines of murder. That was what my group of [...]

March 17, 2019 Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances

I Think I’m Being Followed

My name’s Abigail Stitcher. I’m 15 years old, and I think I’m being followed. You see, I live in a relatively small town, with a population of 1,476 or so. Birch Run, they call it. Nothing’s ever really happens there, [...]

March 9, 2019 Children and Childhood, Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Investigations and Crimes, Strange and Unexplained, Suspense and Thrillers

Mommy Sleeps in the Basement

“Speak louder, please.” I put my hand up next to my ear from the back of the room, signaling that she would need to raise her voice. She took a deep breath. I could see anxiety turning her cheeks beet [...]

March 3, 2019 Abductions and Kidnappings, Children and Childhood, Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Investigations and Crimes

My Son Did the Momo Challenge

I looked at the phone.  I waited for the text to come back.  It was maybe about ten, fifteen minutes. That hideous face popped up on the screen, with the reply. “You didn’t do the last task I asked of [...]

March 2, 2019 Abductions and Kidnappings, Children and Childhood, Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Investigations and Crimes, Monsters, Creatures, and Cryptids, Strange and Unexplained, Technology, the Internet, and the Deep Web

The Blooming

“Millie, wake up! Come on, it’s your birthday! Today’s a very special day! You’re 18! Mum’s working so you get to spend the whole day with me. Meet me in the living room when you’re ready!” my sister Elena sings [...]

February 27, 2019 Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Demons and Possession, Myths and Legends, Occult, Magic, and Witchcraft, Rites and Rituals

Behind Closed Doors

Ever since I was young, my father would warn me to never open my mouth about my problems. “Nobody will understand you,” he would hiss, putting the fear of whatever he feared in me. “Nobody will care because they haven’t [...]

February 27, 2019 Dreams and Nightmares, Locations and Sites

I Can Taste Death

Death is inevitable. We don’t know when it will happen, simply that someday it will come for us all. Well, most people don’t know when, but I do. This is going to sound weird, but I can taste death. So, [...]

February 27, 2019 Strange and Unexplained


“They say the tree bleeds when you peel off the bark.” Liz’s eyes flickered in the orange light. Her lips curled into a small smile, as if she enjoyed that particular detail. “That’s ridiculous. There’s no way a tree could [...]

February 15, 2019 Abductions and Kidnappings, Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Demons and Possession, Ghosts and Spirits, Locations and Sites, Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness, Myths and Legends, Strange and Unexplained, Urban Legends

Don’t Follow the Men in the Sunglasses

I’ve had it up to here with memes. People just keep forwarding them to me, and I just keep dumping them into my trash every time I get them. Barely any of them are funny anymore. Most are just people [...]

February 7, 2019 Beings and Entities, Conspiracies and Government, Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Strange and Unexplained