The Baptism
Average Rating:
8.22

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 ...
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Hidden People
Average Rating:
7.21

Hidden People

It had to be close to 12 now. The silver gleam of the full moon was spilling through the woodland trees, illuminating all it touched. Evan looked at his watch. It was 5 minutes to ...
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Incomprehensible
Average Rating:
8.66

Incomprehensible

"Do you ever have thoughts about hurting yourself?" "No." "Have you ever thought about harming anyone else?" "Never." Doctor Osbourne leaned back in his green leather chair. His slacks slid up and revealed long dress ...
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Bigger Fish
Average Rating:
8.1

Bigger Fish

My friend and I have always known not to go into the woods around my house at night. I live in a really, really rural area. Like, the nearest house is about a mile away kind of ...
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Oceanic Absurdity: An Account of Nautical Horror
Average Rating:
6.92

Oceanic Absurdity: An Account of Nautical Horror

A bestial tentacle breached the surface with a tremendous display of aquamarine power. The resultant shower of water rained down in a torrent upon the deck, drenching the observing passenger. A groan, impossibly deep, reverberated ...
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The House Of Disappearances
Average Rating:
6.7

The House Of Disappearances

There was this woman whose husband was acting very strange one day, very paranoid, she asked him why and this is what he told her: "Twelve years ago to this day a whole bunch of ...
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The Reappearance of Carrie Mae
Average Rating:
8.62

The Reappearance of Carrie Mae

Looking back, I remember how all of my family's summer barbecues went the same way. There'd be the initial bustle of uncles and aunts arriving with kids, clinking paper bags full of liquor, and lopsided ...
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3-Ply
Average Rating:
8.92

3-Ply

This is a call for help. I don't know how much longer I have. My iPad, my last connection to the outside world, is down to 10 percent. A few more minutes to send out ...
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You Should Always Wait Until The Next Day
Average Rating:
7.03

You Should Always Wait Until The Next Day

It was Tuesday night of the second study week. I looked at the black-rimmed clock hanging on the wall stating that it was 2.45 am, almost invisible illuminated only by the table lamps of mine ...
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Storey Manor
Average Rating:
7.26

Storey Manor

“Lucy said I wouldn’t even make it to the front door,” I mumbled as I retrieved my sleeping bag and flashlight from the back seat of my car. “Well I’m here now, I’ll stay here ...
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the whistler
Average Rating:
7.42

The Whistler

The front door opened, slammed shut. Any moment now, Gary would either start buzzing about how well work had gone, or else he would stalk upstairs and think how best to word his complaints about ...
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String Theory
Average Rating:
9.04

String Theory

Have you ever had an experience that suggested someone else was in your house, and just thought “I don’t wanna know” and left it? Sometimes, fear of the unknown just seems like the preferable option ...
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The "Hooray, Ratings Work Again!" Giveaway - Winner Contacted
Average Rating:
7.5

The “Hooray, Ratings Work Again!” Giveaway – Winner Contacted

Hey, everyone! It's been a few days since I implemented the fix - special thanks to CloudFlare tech support for figuring it out after everyone else I'd approached had been baffled - and it appears ...
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The Devil's Jaws
Average Rating:
8.86

The Devil’s Jaws

I suppose when I say, "Noroi Gakkotsu," most of you would guess I was talking about some exotic delicacy, or maybe some holiday resort in the far east. You'd be dead wrong. A Noroi Gakkotsu ...
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What Doesn't Kill You Will Come Back For You Later
Average Rating:
7.52

What Doesn’t Kill You Will Come Back For You Later

[static sounds, with a click of a button. As the cassette rolls, a woman begins to speak] There once was a girl who could sleep peacefully at night. She would curl up in her blankets ...
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Come and Play
Average Rating:
9.02

Come and Play

I know how this is going to sound. I know that it sounds impossible. Insane. Bat-shit crazy. God knows I’ve been over it again and again. I’ve thought of every possible explanation. But I’ve come ...
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A Demon's Game
Average Rating:
8.18

A Demon’s Game

Come to me, children, and follow my way, Into the world of Darkness and Magic. With all my power, I'll show you the way, To all your dreams, hopes, and illusions. - DHT, “Magic Melody” ...
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I Found a Diary Tucked in a Brick at an Abandoned Psych Hospital
Average Rating:
8.92

I Found a Diary Tucked in a Brick at an Abandoned Psych Hospital

I grew up on Long Island, right outside of the Kings Park Psychiatric Center, home of the legend of Cropsey. I was always a good kid, never broke any rules, never really pushed the limits ...
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Everything is Perfect Forever
Average Rating:
7.53

Everything is Perfect Forever

The monster came right before the end of summer. Nobody knew it was a monster, of course. No one ever does. The Nettletons used to live in the house it moved into. Dani knew Imogene, ...
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The Dark Room
Average Rating:
8.78

The Dark Room

Alone, he stands in the middle of the room, surrounded by dark walls with nothing but a dim light bulb hanging from the ceiling right above him. A man, with light brown skin and black ...
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