Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Creepypasta

Browsing the "mythology" Tag

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

The Elderwood Cradle

Lost lovers Jake and Christine Headrick plowed down the windy mountain roads without a care to have or a fuck to give. They needed no reality-augmenting substances, merely their presence was enough. In love, stupidly-so, they sought refuge from their [...]

May 6, 2019 Beings and Entities, Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Ghosts and Spirits, Monsters, Creatures, and Cryptids, Myths and Legends, Nature and the Outdoors

The Roots of Wewoka Cemetery

After a short time of exploring the Oklahoma territory where they were forced to go, a group of Native Americans stumbled upon a mysterious plant while hunting. This plant looked like a gnarled tree root, with so many twists and [...]

April 29, 2019 Beings and Entities, Body Horror, Folklore and Folktales, Ghosts and Spirits, Historical Fiction, Locations and Sites, Myths and Legends, Nature and the Outdoors, Strange and Unexplained

Miracle Girl

“When is Miracle Girl coming?” I asked and got a stony look of disapproval from my uncle in return. If he read comic books, he’d appreciate my nickname for an immortal elementary schooler. Grandpa laid his good, gray eye on [...]

April 27, 2019 Demons and Possession, Ghosts and Spirits, Monsters, Creatures, and Cryptids, Myths and Legends, Occult, Magic, and Witchcraft, Strange and Unexplained

The Blooming

“Millie, wake up! Come on, it’s your birthday! Today’s a very special day! You’re 18! Mum’s working so you get to spend the whole day with me. Meet me in the living room when you’re ready!” my sister Elena sings [...]

February 27, 2019 Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Demons and Possession, Myths and Legends, Occult, Magic, and Witchcraft, Rites and Rituals

The Sick Chair

In a sparsely-populated German settlement, the Becker family earned their living raising and slaughtering cattle.  At that time, those who called the hilly, oak and maple-dotted valley home found quality meat hard to come by.  But Markus Becker and his [...]

January 13, 2019 Beings and Entities, Folklore and Folktales, Ghosts and Spirits, Medical and Hospitals, Myths and Legends, Strange and Unexplained

The New Year’s Suicides

I usually spend every New Year’s celebration at home with a bottle of liquor as my only dependable company. Last year, I was doing just that while binge watching Supernatural. I remember checking my phone to see what time it [...]

December 30, 2018 Beings and Entities, Christmas and Holidays, Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Folklore and Folktales, Monsters, Creatures, and Cryptids, Myths and Legends, Strange and Unexplained

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
That Which listens from the shadow

That Which Listens From The Shadows

Not every tribe of the first people made their way into the history books. While some of our cousins traded and warred with the white man when he arrived on our shores, some of fell back into the wilderness, far [...]

December 11, 2017 Beings and Entities, Myths and Legends
El Cuco – Portrait of a Boogeyman

El Cuco – Portrait of a Boogeyman

El Cuco – Portrait of a Boogeyman from Yes Boss on Vimeo. Disobedient kids all over Latin America have always feared El Cuco. The mystery boogeyman appears out of nowhere to kidnap and eat children that don’t obey their parents. [...]

April 1, 2017 Beings and Entities, Folklore and Folktales, Myths and Legends