Greek: ฯ€ฮฑฯฮฌฮฝฮฟฮนฮฑ (paranoia), "madness", ฯ€ฮฑฯฮฌ (para), โ€œbesideโ€, ฮฝฯŒฮฟฯ‚ (noos), โ€œmind" For the sake of protecting my identity, as if it matters at this stage, Iโ€™ll tell you my name is Freddie. I'm 20 years old and at the time of these events I studied at a...

It was almost three oโ€™clock in the morning when something woke Leah up. She stayed in bed for a few groggy minutes, warm beneath the familiar blankets. For the last three days, an enormous rain storm had been falling on the island of Kauai, bringing...

My basement has never exactly been a welcoming place. Itโ€™s unfurnished; thereโ€™s no carpet and the walls consist of boring, exposed bricks. Thereโ€™s a set of old wooden stairs on one end that creaks whenever anyone uses them. Behind the stairs is a storage area...