Saturday, May 25, 2019

Browsing the "The Rake" Tag

Yo, Dude, Do You Own a Dog?

Yo, Dude, Do You Own a Dog?

“Yo, dude,” Brewster said, looking out the glass doors at the back of my kitchen. He pushed back his baseball cap and scratched his head. “…Do you own a dog?” I looked up from my Pokémon game, frowning. It was [...]

April 1, 2014 Beings and Entities, Dark Comedy, Humor, and Parodies


My father told me a story once. I’ll never forget it, for a few reasons. I think it’s the first story he ever told me, as a child. Its also the story of how my grandfather died. But honestly, that [...]

December 28, 2013 Beings and Entities

The Sandman

“Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things that escape those who dream only at night.” -Edgar Allen Poe, “Eleanora” *** “Go to bed and wait for the Sandman.” Even as it came out of James’ mouth it [...]

June 17, 2013 Beings and Entities
The Vigil

The Vigil

“What is sleep but the image of death?” -Ovid, “Amorum” *** Mayet sat in the big chair and looked out the window. The curtains were drawn, so there was nothing to see, but she looked anyway. She could hear them [...]

June 5, 2013 Beings and Entities

The Rake

During the summer of 2003, events in the northeastern United States involving a strange, humanlike creature sparked brief local media interest before an apparent blackout was enacted. Little or no information was left intact, as most online and written accounts [...]

April 27, 2009 Beings and Entities, Creepypasta Classics, Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness, Monsters, Creatures, and Cryptids, Myths and Legends