Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Browsing the "Artifacts and Objects" Category

Dead Arm

I’ve been completely clean for about two years, now, and I owe it all to the last drug I ever took. It apparently goes by many names, and it’s not easy to get your hands on it. The people who [...]

January 9, 2019 Artifacts and Objects, Drugs and Addictions, Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness

I Met the Rat King

I found it three weeks ago, or rather, I found them. A knotted circle of fur, claws, and death. Six rats, tangled together by their tails, thrashed about my front lawn with little direction. Their shrieks pierced the air of [...]

December 29, 2018 Animals and Wildlife, Artifacts and Objects, Beings and Entities, Folklore and Folktales, Myths and Legends, Strange and Unexplained

The Swing

What do people usually fear when moving out to live on their own? What sort of problems does one normally encounter when finally venturing from the safety of their parents’ home, into a place of their own? Perhaps it’s paying [...]

December 25, 2018 Artifacts and Objects, Children and Childhood, Drugs and Addictions, Strange and Unexplained

I’ve Always Hated Dolls

Everyone has their fears, whether they are rational or irrational. Mine has always been dolls. Not all dolls, mainly just the ones that are a bit too human. I think it’s mainly the eyes that get to me. So I’m [...]

December 17, 2018 Artifacts and Objects, Beings and Entities, Strange and Unexplained, Toys and Dolls

Goodnight Precious

My son is 2 years old and does. Not. Sleep. So when I saw an ad online for Goodnight Precious: the only book GUARANTEED put your child to sleep, I clicked. I was skeptical — but there was a video demonstration on [...]

December 16, 2018 Artifacts and Objects, Children and Childhood, Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Strange and Unexplained

Better Watch Out, Better Not Cry

My parents own a Santa animatronic. I think it tried to kill us. Now, I know what you might be thinking. This story already sounds like a kid’s overactive imagination during a season that relies on the magic of imagination. [...]

December 14, 2018 Artifacts and Objects, Beings and Entities, Christmas and Holidays, Strange and Unexplained

The Blue Eyed Painting

“So… what are we doing here?” “We’re uh… appreciating art.” “How do you appreciate art?” “I think you just stand there and look at it.” “That’s it?” “Yeah, pretty much.” “Danny we’re staring at a nine foot painting of a [...]

November 16, 2018 Artifacts and Objects, Ghosts and Spirits
Halloween 64

Halloween 64

I had heard rumors of the game’s existence on various gaming sites and messages boards, but I never thought it was actually real. I spent a little over a year trying to track down a copy, but I always came [...]

October 31, 2018 Artifacts and Objects, Halloween Stories, Video Games and Gaming
A Dentist's Discovery

The Secret Doctors of NASA: A Dentist’s Discovery

  “The Secret Doctors of NASA” is a series of memoirs, diaries, and reports from actual doctors employed by an undisclosed arm of NASA between 1970 and 2001. These writings contain true accounts of the unusual and often highly-classified medical [...]

October 28, 2018 Artifacts and Objects, Conspiracies and Government, Medical and Hospitals, Science Fiction and Aliens, Space and Cosmic Horror
Return Carts Here

Return Carts Here

As the operations manager for a large discount store, it is my job to ensure that the various electrical and mechanical systems, such as cash registers, pricing guns, and even the toilets in the rest rooms are working as they [...]

October 23, 2018 Artifacts and Objects, Beings and Entities, Demons and Possession