Oranges
Average Rating:
8

Oranges

We were at the bar for Connor's twenty-second birthday when the world first began to fall apart. It started with an absurdly small detail; I ordered two Blue Moons for us like always, but he ...
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My Dad Keeps Going Out To The Woods at Night
Average Rating:
7.97

My Dad Keeps Going Out To The Woods at Night

I was just a kid. I didn't know any better. Even if I could go back, what would I have done differently? Could I have changed what happened? Could I have done anything at all? ...
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The Hazards of Dating
Average Rating:
6.13

The Hazards of Dating

Dating sucks as an adult. The only way to meet new people is either on the internet or in a bar, and I’m not comfortable trying to start a relationship with someone I’ve come across ...
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The Asylum in the Woods
Average Rating:
8.25

The Asylum in the Woods

The town I grew up in sits next to the Myles Standish State Forest in Massachusetts. Growing up, my friends would all tell me ghost stories about the area. A woman in a white dress ...
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Masking the Smell
Average Rating:
8.11

Masking the Smell

Becoming a parent changes everything. We have implicitly accepted the notion that all things in life should be regulated for orderly consumption. I expect to know exactly how much manganese is in my Froot Loops, thank you ...
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The Mysterious Case of The Noir Family
Average Rating:
7.09

The Mysterious Case of The Noir Family

DISCLAIMER: None of this information has been released to the public. What I’m about to share with you is highly confidential. My superiors at the bureau are trying their best to keep these killings a ...
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The Monster in the Pantry
Average Rating:
8.87

The Monster in the Pantry

Unexplained phenomenon is a staple in human culture. Strange goings-on, paranormal in nature, are prominent in our lives, in one form or another. You may not think about them all that often, but there’s always ...
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My Wife Has a Removable Face
Average Rating:
8.51

My Wife Has a Removable Face

Samantha told me about it on our third date. We were watching a movie on her couch when I made my move to kiss her. She whipped her hand in front of my face and ...
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An Old Man's Last Secret
Average Rating:
8.98

An Old Man’s Last Secret

My grandfather is 95 years old and doesn't have long left in this world. There’s nothing but a mess of tubes and wires to tether him here with us. It’s difficult for him to speak, ...
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How To Exit Your Body
Average Rating:
8.77

How To Exit Your Body

Click HERE to join Christopher Maxim's official subreddit The sleeping mind fascinates me; namely the nighttime hallucinations we call ‘dreams.’ Because of this, I keep a journal to record every thought that passes through my ...
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Blackthorn
Average Rating:
6.43

Blackthorn

That first night, I knelt in the soil and said the words aloud. "This is my wish. This is my want". Elewyn had nodded, in approval of the words. I knew what I wanted. I ...
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Secret Bar
Average Rating:
9.06

Secret Bar

Every city claims to have them, and every city will tell you that theirs is the best. Most larger places will lay claim to having quite a few. I am of course speaking of secret ...
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