Friday, May 24, 2019
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Browsing the "entities" Tag

The Haunter of the Ring

As I entered John Kirowan’s study I was too much engrossed in my own thoughts to notice, at first, the haggard appearance of his visitor, a big, handsome young fellow well known to me. “Hello, Kirowan,” I greeted. “Hello, Gordon. [...]

May 20, 2019 Beings and Entities, Classic Horror, Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Monsters, Creatures, and Cryptids, Occult, Magic, and Witchcraft, Space and Cosmic Horror, Strange and Unexplained

Henry

The rain beat a steady rhythm on the asphalt. In the dark sky above, the rumble of distant thunder rolled slowly toward us. “Daniel.” The sound of my name pulled me from my reverie. I turned my head away from [...]

May 20, 2019 Beings and Entities, Children and Childhood, Ghosts and Spirits, Locations and Sites, Myths and Legends

Ooze

I. In the heart of a second-growth piney-woods jungle of southern Alabama, a region sparsely settled by backwoods blacks and Cajuns—that queer, half-wild people descended from Acadian exiles of the middle eighteenth century—stands a strange, enormous ruin. Interminable trailers of [...]

May 17, 2019 Beings and Entities, Classic Horror, Journals and Diaries, Locations and Sites, Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness, Monsters, Creatures, and Cryptids, Science and Experimentation, Science Fiction and Aliens

The Sinister Painting

The taxi drove off, leaving Funk on the Hoddeston lawn, surrounded by valises. Funk was thinking it more than merely odd that Barclay, for whose coaching he had come prepared to spend a month, had not met him as planned. [...]

May 16, 2019 Artifacts and Objects, Beings and Entities, Classic Horror, Strange and Unexplained

Pickman’s Model

You needn’t think I’m crazy, Eliot—plenty of others have queerer prejudices than this. Why don’t you laugh at Oliver’s grandfather, who won’t ride in a motor? If I don’t like that damned subway, it’s my own business; and we got [...]

May 15, 2019 Beings and Entities, Classic Horror, Monsters, Creatures, and Cryptids, Strange and Unexplained

Mamzer

Simza stumbled through the dark forest, tripping over indiscernible tree roots in the darkness. She sensed that something was wrong with the baby, and was afraid, but she had no one to confide in. She had wandered away from the [...]

May 14, 2019 Beings and Entities, Children and Childhood, Demons and Possession, Folklore and Folktales, Monsters, Creatures, and Cryptids

The Beast with Five Fingers

When I was a little boy I once went with my father to call on Adrian Borlsover. I played on the floor with a black spaniel while my father appealed for a subscription. Just before we left my father said, [...]

May 13, 2019 Artifacts and Objects, Beings and Entities, Body Horror, Classic Horror, Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Strange and Unexplained

You’re a Guardian, Not a Killer

I was 22 and a bored young woman with a nearly useless degree in French Literature. It was only natural that I worked at my mother’s bookstore until I found a “real job.” I preferred the afternoon shift because it [...]

May 12, 2019 Beings and Entities, Dark Fantasy, Jobs and Occupations, Journals and Diaries, Myths and Legends

Laughing in the Dark

Bill Tanner, a retired USPS mail carrier, ran a local haunted house that had become quite well known in the city where he lived. Established as a terrifying and fun way to unleash people’s greatest fears upon them, it was [...]

May 9, 2019 Beings and Entities, Locations and Sites, Monsters, Creatures, and Cryptids, Slashers and Gore

It Watched from the Roof

I had the house to myself, my parents were spending the weekend in Toronto, and I’d spent the day hanging out with my girlfriend. Up until I dropped her off at home later that evening, it was an ordinary day, [...]

May 7, 2019 Beings and Entities, Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Monsters, Creatures, and Cryptids, Slashers and Gore, Survival Horror, Suspense and Thrillers