As Julie began to regain consciousness, she knew something wasn't right. She started to panic as she realized she was strapped to a table. A big bright light beamed down onto her face, blinding her, as silhouettes moved silently around her. The silhouettes began to whisper. โ€œSheโ€™s...

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZGW1mVVEnKk[/embedyt] I looked at the phone.ย  I waited for the text to come back.ย  It was maybe about ten, fifteen minutes. That hideous face popped up on the screen, with the reply. โ€œYou didn't do the last task I asked of you.ย  Now, there will be consequences.โ€ The...

โ€œThey say the tree bleeds when you peel off the bark.โ€ Lizโ€™s eyes flickered in the orange light. Her lips curled into a small smile, as if she enjoyed that particular detail. โ€œThatโ€™s ridiculous. Thereโ€™s no way a tree could bleed,โ€ Tucker said, yanking his burning marshmallow...

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CIl2kT9wX0k[/embedyt] 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 thing I remembered was getting...

I remember when I first moved into this accursed house, I was 10 years old and loved all the things a ten-year-old boy loves, you know; climbing trees, catching bugs, playing cowboys and Indians, those sorts of things. We had moved from the hussle and...