The sun commits suicide upon the pointed spikes of the mountain slopes, and is reincarnated as a floating blue ghost glaring through the boarded window. The walls chuckle quietly, coughing as some small rat scurries to the other side. An opossum galumphs across the attic...

One day, my mother was driving me and my younger brother home from a gymnastics meet. Since we went out to eat after it, it was getting dark when we finally embarked on our journey home. We were driving down one of the roads to get...

When I was seven years old, I awoke in the middle of the night. I ordinarily wouldn't have thought anything of it; it happened rather often. I would wake from nightmares and stay upright in bed for a short while before coaxing myself back to...

Thereโ€™s a strange face in the woods outside my window. Mum and Dad wonโ€™t listen though. It stares and staresโ€ฆ Little brother hates hearing it about it. He thinks it is meant to scare him, the story about the man with no face. The face watches...

It was getting dark fast. I needed to get home soon. Otherwise, I would be stuck traveling the back-roads by the light of a quarter-moon. I quickened my pace in an effort to make it in time. I wasn't going fast enough, the little light...

โ€œWould you just do it already? Man, I didnโ€™t know you were such a pansy,โ€ Shayne said shaking his head, looking away. โ€œWhat do you think is going to happen? Itโ€™s going to be fine.โ€ โ€œBut Shayne,โ€ his little brother, Josh, protested, โ€œI heard you tell...

If you want to understand why I left the place I was at, you're really just going to have to hear the entire story. You won't believe it, of course. But your skepticism means nothing. Because what I saw that night on the bayou has...

Where do I start? ย Well, I was heading home after looking through some old Nintendo games at a yard sale, when- No, donโ€™t leave. ย Itโ€™s not that kind of pasta, I swear. ย Anyhow, I was going through downtown to catch the bus I needed when...

One time in my childhood, my family and I visited my father's hometown. It was a very tiring trip to the north, lasting for almost half a day. We arrived at my grandmother's place in the afternoon. All were tired and everyone started to rest. I...

The thin ones, the Impervious, were watching. I would never be safe from them. They were there, they were always there. The warped, the dead, the undead, whatever the fuck they were. ย They had been there for as long as I could possibly remember. Before I...

People always joked there was something unnatural about him, something inhuman. They joked about it often, referencing his otherworldly battling skills and silent demeanor. They didnโ€™t know how right they were. The first thing anyone noticed about Red was his eyesโ€”or, at least, the fact that it...

When you move into a new house, you always feel slightly uneasy, don't you? It's not really your house yet, a stranger's house filled with your things. And during those first few weeks, you feel like you're intruding into someone else's personal space. Well, you are. You...

May all natural or intention of assumptions die here and remain here for as long as I, Holden J., shall live; notwithstanding how short that may beโ€ฆ. I hope that makes it clear straight off that this isnโ€™t going to be some cruddy tea party...

Allow me to introduce myself, my name is Bartholomew Jackson and I desperately need to get this story out by any means necessary. Your belief on the matter that follows is not required, but I would indeed appreciate it if you were to bear with...

Seven feet tall. Skin gray and pallid. Eyes of pure black. Breath fetid and rotting. The smell of decay upon its lips. Wings, paper-thin and laced with veins. Blood of putrid green. Thatโ€™s how Iโ€™ve always imagined it. Thatโ€™s how I see it still; that unnamable, unseen...