Deep in the forest a cloaked figure glided past the ancient oak. It traveled silently through the forest searching for something. The setting sun cast long shadows over the trees, further throwing his face into darkness. The only distinguishable feature left by the dying sun...

Hey guys, Derp here. I'm sorry, but someone very important to me passed away this morning, and I need to take a few days to myself to deal with everything. Unfortunately, I have been scheduling on a day-to-day basis this past week, so this means that...

Mr. Padewskiโ€™s Story Three years ago one of my colleagues, whom I consider a friend, uncharacteristically stopped coming to work. Mr. Padewski was in his forties and was well-respected. Health-wise, he was a runner, and in impeccable shape. He had been working toward obtaining his Masterโ€™s Degree...

Despite Clareโ€™s advancing years, he walked with smooth confidence up the narrow, infinite steps, which should have given trouble to one as ancient as he. He was notable, if for no other reason than his youthful figure: the locals had told me that he must...

Everyone knows that flying is one of the statistically safest activities one can do. That does not mean the inhabitants of the skies remain accident-free, however. Each aircraft has a reputation which gives one clues as to its safety and dependability. Some...

My family has lived all over Southern California, from San Diego to Los Angeles and back again. For a few years we lived outside of Los Angeles, in the valley north of the city, an area called Valencia. People were mainly friendly here. It...

Array 1- Channel 4. Ursa Minor once had six stars. So did Cygnus. I know most of you donโ€™t believe me. In fact itโ€™s possible that none of you do. But I swear on the graves of my family that itโ€™s true. Every word. Theyโ€™ve been...

Danny knew he had made a mistake in coming, but he took a seat nonetheless. All of the Alcoholics Anonymous meeting on his side of town seemed warm and welcoming. All of the people were friendly and knew him by name. There were hugs, handshakes, slaps...

โ€œThis actually happened to my friendโ€™s uncleโ€™s roommate. I swear.โ€ Chloe looks at me skeptically. One eyebrow rose smartly, but she was smiling. โ€œChris Thompson, you are full of shit,โ€ She laughs. โ€œNo, I swear to Godโ€ฆ this is a true story. This guy and his...

My involvement in the experiment started only a few weeks ago. I was visiting my grandfather, who lives alone and needs someone to come over and help out with the house once a week. I'd usually go for the well stocked library in his office,...

โ€œHeโ€™s waiting, heโ€™s watching. Heโ€™s biding his time. He stares as your sleeping, itโ€™s just after nine. Youโ€˜re holding your blanket, In comfortable heaven. Heโ€™s sneaking towards you, the clock says eleven. You dream about candy, and chocolate and fun. Heโ€™s nearly beside you, itโ€™s just turning one. You donโ€™t see...

The Night's Hook I am writing this to occupy my mind before its sanity disintegrates by thinking about the horrors lurking outside the window behind me. I suppose this will serve as a warning to any survivors in case they target others as well, for I...