Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Creepypasta

Browsing the "The Dead Canary" Tag

Russian Doll

“You really do like my collection, don’t you?” Those words were among the most terrifying I had heard in my entire life.  Not because of the words themselves, but because of the man saying them.  The man who had me [...]

April 26, 2019 Artifacts and Objects, Beings and Entities, Investigations and Crimes, Locations and Sites, Monsters, Creatures, and Cryptids, Occult, Magic, and Witchcraft, Strange and Unexplained

What Became of William Waites

It was Dr. Evan Turner who found Dr. Harris’ body.  He had gone in for a routine meeting and there was his mentor, seated back in his chair, blood on the walls and the gun on the table.  There was [...]

April 8, 2019 Conspiracies and Government, Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Investigations and Crimes, Locations and Sites, Medical and Hospitals, Psychological Horror, Science and Experimentation, Science Fiction and Aliens, Strange and Unexplained

She Who Preys

My daughter Hannah had always had a fascination with bugs of all kinds. She collected them and kept them in a terrarium she insisted I buy for her when she was six. It was on a constant rotation as her [...]

March 27, 2019 Insects, Spiders, and Parasites, Occult, Magic, and Witchcraft, Strange and Unexplained

At Your Command

I think when most normal people think of the Internet, they’re thinking social media, online shopping, news, and the occasional porn site.  Now people talk about “The Dark Web,” a place of untamed wilderness, where gangsters are selling guns, using [...]

March 21, 2019 Beings and Entities, Demons and Possession, Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness, Medical and Hospitals, Occult, Magic, and Witchcraft, Religion and Spirituality, Rites and Rituals, Science and Experimentation, Science Fiction and Aliens, Strange and Unexplained, Technology, the Internet, and the Deep Web

The Disappearance of Otis Jiry

“I need to confess to you.” “Oh, uh, I’m not a priest. I’m just a –” The old man’s grip tightened. He stared at me with those hollow, blue eyes. “I need to confess,” he repeated. “I’ve done something horrible.” [...]

March 18, 2019 Strange and Unexplained

The Hourglass Tattoo

My friends and I were always trying to dare each other into doing stupid stuff. Generally, it involved us all getting super drunk, then making suggestions. If we all agreed somebody had to do something, they would have to do [...]

March 14, 2019 Body Horror, Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Locations and Sites, Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness, Occult, Magic, and Witchcraft, Strange and Unexplained

By a Silver Thread

When I first saw Arron, he was lying on the floor of the Thompson’s bedroom, still as death. “Hey! Are you okay?” I prodded him with my toe. Then I crouched down and shook him, like mad, until his eyes [...]

March 5, 2019 Apocalyptic and Dystopian, Beings and Entities, Demons and Possession, Dreams and Nightmares, Ghosts and Spirits, Occult, Magic, and Witchcraft, Religion and Spirituality, Strange and Unexplained, Technology, the Internet, and the Deep Web

My Son Did the Momo Challenge

I looked at the phone.  I waited for the text to come back.  It was maybe about ten, fifteen minutes. That hideous face popped up on the screen, with the reply. “You didn’t do the last task I asked of [...]

March 2, 2019 Abductions and Kidnappings, Children and Childhood, Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Investigations and Crimes, Monsters, Creatures, and Cryptids, Strange and Unexplained, Technology, the Internet, and the Deep Web

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

Trailer

My family has never been high-class. My dad is a drunk, constantly out of work, and he yells more than he talks. My mom yells back just as much, but at least she doesn’t drink; she takes her anger out [...]

February 11, 2019 Artifacts and Objects, Children and Childhood, Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Monsters, Creatures, and Cryptids, Strange and Unexplained