Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Creepypasta

Browsing the "myths" Tag

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

The Monkey’s Paw

I. Without, the night was cold and wet, but in the small parlour of Laburnam Villa the blinds were drawn and the fire burned brightly. Father and son were at chess, the former, who possessed ideas about the game involving [...]

May 12, 2019 Artifacts and Objects, Classic Horror, Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Folklore and Folktales, Myths and Legends, Psychological Horror, 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

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

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

Monstruo

“They say the tree bleeds when you peel off the bark.” Liz’s eyes flickered in the orange light. Her lips curled into a small smile, as if she enjoyed that particular detail. “That’s ridiculous. There’s no way a tree could [...]

February 15, 2019 Abductions and Kidnappings, Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Demons and Possession, Ghosts and Spirits, Locations and Sites, Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness, Myths and Legends, Strange and Unexplained, Urban Legends

The Unicorn in the Woods

We all have that friend who we wish we could have done more for. Who we wish could have done better. I’ve been thinking about that a lot recently. See, it all goes back to my friend Clark, and the [...]

February 2, 2019 Beings and Entities, Children and Childhood, Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Folklore and Folktales, Monsters, Creatures, and Cryptids, Myths and Legends, Strange and Unexplained

Ghost Lights

I grew up in a small town in the Midwest. Now when I say that it’s a small town, I mean other people from my state have never even heard of it. That being said, for such a small town [...]

January 23, 2019 Beings and Entities, Folklore and Folktales, Ghosts and Spirits, Myths and Legends, Strange and Unexplained

Camper Appreciation

“Come on, Jim, you know it’s going to suck.” I didn’t nod, though I wanted to.  Mark was right, as usual.  Most of camp had sucked, to be honest. Tom, on the other hand, tried once more to be the [...]

January 16, 2019 Beings and Entities, Locations and Sites, Monsters, Creatures, and Cryptids, Myths and Legends, Nature and the Outdoors, Strange and Unexplained, Urban Legends