Thursday, December 13, 2018

Browsing the "Horror" Tag


My Neighbors Are Disappearing

My neighbors are disappearing.. I’m not sure when this all started, but it seems that everyone in this town already knows. I moved here just over a year ago, it’s lush with green in every direction, townsfolk greet each other [...]

December 5, 2018 Locations & Sites
terminal velocity

Terminal Velocity

I could feel the engines of the ship scream to life as the heads-up display flickered in around me, my hands grasping the control yokes with the kind of sweat that only drips when you’re afraid. All the stories ran [...]

November 29, 2018 Beings & Entities
I've Never Seen A Child Eat Their Pet Before

I’ve Never Seen A Child Eat Their Pet Before

When I joined the case at 47 County Street, I didn’t know what to expect. As a social worker, I see all kinds of screwed up things from child abuse, to children abusing their parents. Yet, when I got the [...]

November 23, 2018 Beings & Entities, Murders & Deaths, Strange & Unknown
The True Legend of Friday The 13th

The True Legend of Friday The 13th

Slow is the smolder of fire igniting in flesh. The skin cracks and dries and powders to ash, incinerating extremities long before flame penetrates to vital systems. The eyes will boil from the skull and cartilage will melt and run [...]

July 13, 2018 Strange & Unknown
The Statement of Randolph Carter

The Statement of Randolph Carter by H.P. Lovecraft

I repeat to you, gentlemen, that your inquisition is fruitless. Detain me here forever if you will; confine or execute me if you must have a victim to propitiate the illusion you call justice; but I can say no more [...]

July 11, 2018 Strange & Unknown
The Moon Stares Back

The Moon Stares Back

Chapter 1: The Moon’s Faces I hate the moon. The way it shines upon me with its many faces… it’s just trying to lure me into its malicious void of white fog. I know why it wants me, but I [...]

July 10, 2018 Beings & Entities, Dreams & Madness, Strange & Unknown
The Carnival

The Carnival

“Hey, Ashley. Look! Theres a flyer for a carnival! It’s in town and not that far from here” “A carnival? Isn’t that kind of childish..?” “Ashley.. How long have we been dating? Everything about me is childish! Plus I bet [...]

June 3, 2018 Murders & Deaths
white room

White Room

The subjects awoke in what looked to be a huge room With large mirrors on the walls above. The concrete walls and floor were painted white, very recently too As some parts were still drying. All three were dressed in [...]

April 24, 2018 Locations & Sites, Murders & Deaths, Strange & Unknown
The French Traveler

The French Traveler

The scene was the Savant Club in the last years of the 19th century. Despite the extreme lateness of the hour, a few of the regulars were gathered there for cards and conversation. The latter turned, as it often did, [...]

February 8, 2018 Artifacts & Objects

Writer’s Block

Writer’s Block By Shannon Higdon   “Did you get my story written?” Christie asked as she came through the front door just after two.  Normally she wouldn’t be home for another couple of hours but apparently the schools had let [...]

February 5, 2018 Beings & Entities, Strange & Unknown