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Vacant citizen

- David Thompson was the type of person whose IQ was nowhere near three figures, who came across as someone who was not quite a simpleton, but oafish, who fell for any scam and con that came his way. A...

By: Lev821 | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 26 Jul 2019

My near-death experience at the cottage

- My parents were on a business vacation and we children were not eager to accompany them. My father convinced me to stay in our cottage where we have been spending our summer since the beginning of fi...

By: Hjalmar111 | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 09 Jul 2019

Silent streets

- He was deep in thought, contemplating the dilemma before him. He walked back and forth, trying to figure out how he could light five fireworks without the first one exploding before he could light th...

By: Lev821 | Category: Horror | Score: 4.8| Added: 26 Dec 2018

Asylum- Ch.2

- The next morning Eric was escorted to his cell under strict watch after completing his three hour therapy session, with the same results as day one. Not a damn thing had changed in his behavior or hi...

By: Entangled_Fate | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 13 Dec 2018

Asylum- Ch.1

- He spat in the guard's face and managed to shove him to the ground before two more restrained him. While he struggled and thrashed violently, he slammed one man against the wall and the other against...

By: Entangled_Fate | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 12 Dec 2018

Figurine

- There was not much of interest in the market. It seemed to be simply people trying to get rid of their unwanted attic junk. Yet buyers picked up and examined rusted cutlery, books that had been soake...

By: Lev821 | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 24 Oct 2018

Feeding time

- The van pulled up outside the house, its driver switching off the engine. Mrs. Lyson watched from behind a net curtain in her upstairs bedroom. It’s about time, she thought, watching as the plumber r...

By: Lev821 | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 24 May 2018

My New Job

- How can I start this letter? My name is Walter Cole. I lived at 25 Maple Avenue, Greenwood Town, Maine. I’m not a native American, I moved here from Europe. Firstly, if you ever read this, go strai...

By: SebastianWInter | Category: Horror | Score: 0| Added: 10 Jan 2018

Recompense - Part One

- "I want them beheaded," she announced amidst the staggered crying of the women.  "You want to cling to the barbaric ways of your heritage then you can appreciate drawing your last breath with your t...

By: GossamerandGrey | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 12 Jul 2017

The Puppeteer- Part Two

- Andrea was frantic and distracted at work after she received the news of her mother though, and it only added to the stress of trying to keep it from her father. Especially, since he could always tel...

By: GossamerandGrey | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 20 Jun 2017

Wendigo Part 1

- Jamestown Fort, January 1609 Sarah awoke in the dark. The first thing she noticed was the cold. It had seeped through the clothing she wore, through the blanket that she had wrapped herself in, thro...

By: Jerseyboy1316 | Category: Horror | Score: 0| Added: 05 Jan 2017

The Ghoul Part 6

- Suddenly, the warning of the tribal elder and Wasad’s explanation came rushing back to us. The entire, horrible truth came crashing down upon me in a rush. I realized that the body we had seen in the ...

By: Jerseyboy1316 | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 04 Jan 2017

The Ghoul Part 5

- Once packed, we had nothing else to do but hurry up and wait. Sam and I were conflicted about leaving. We felt that it was wrong that we were leaving Chris, but we had searched all over for him, the g...

By: Jerseyboy1316 | Category: Horror | Score: 0| Added: 03 Jan 2017

The Ghoul Part 4

- At around 5 o'clock the next morning, I was awakened by Sam shaking my shoulder. “Dave, you need to get up,” he said. “What? What? Why? What's happening? What’s going on?” was my reply. “It's Chri...

By: Jerseyboy1316 | Category: Horror | Score: 0| Added: 02 Jan 2017

The Ghoul Part 3

- Chris and I both groaned. We knew Sam was one to go a little bit too far, but this was too much. “That’s absolutely disgusting,” I said. “That used to be a person. That is so disrespectful. You’re unb...

By: Jerseyboy1316 | Category: Horror | Score: 0| Added: 01 Jan 2017

The Ghoul Part 2

- Chris jumped in after Sam got out, and, on our signal, he mashed the accelerator down, and he was off. As we watched him race around the track, I considered asked Sam if he had felt uneasy in the ware...

By: Jerseyboy1316 | Category: Horror | Score: 0| Added: 31 Dec 2016

The Ghoul Part 1

- The Ghoul The following happened about ten years ago. There are times that I still wake up in the middle of the night, sweating in the grips of a nightmare. When this occurs, I know that getting bac...

By: Jerseyboy1316 | Category: Horror | Score: 0| Added: 30 Dec 2016

Voices

- It’s a demon, he thought. It has to be. For the past week, he had had migraine-like headaches which he believed was a supernatural occurrence. This spirit had gained entry to his mind, and now it want...

By: Lev821 | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 10 Aug 2016

Something Inside Joe Mesh - Part 2

- He had craved the taste of his very last bottle of beer waiting for him in the fridge the entire way home. By the time he placed his hand on the knob of the front door he could feel the lightly carbon...

By: wh2287 | Category: Horror | Score: 0| Added: 30 May 2016

Something Inside Joe Mesh - Part 1

- “My heart hurts,” Joe replied when asked how he was feeling by his doctor and long-time acquaintance, Farnsworth Banes. Blinded by the light being shined in his eyes, Joe thought about what he was g...

By: wh2287 | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 29 May 2016

Comrades

- The bus came to a halt and Bob Clement stepped off, nodded an acknowledgment to the driver who drove away, leaving him with a light breeze under the bright sun and cloudless sky. He was in unfamiliar ...

By: Lev821 | Category: Horror | Score: 0| Added: 22 Feb 2016

Snow White: The Evil Queen (part 5)

- It didn't take the prince long to find Snow White. As he entered the small hut of a house, he could smell freshly made tea. And sure enough, there sat his fair lady sipping from a tea cup, with a body...

By: Blood_Black_Rose | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 13 Feb 2016

Snow White: The Evil Queen (part 4)

- Snow White was wandering around looking for something to take the next little man out with when she stumbled down a huge hole. Looking up from the hole, she knew if she could get some sharp sticks thi...

By: Blood_Black_Rose | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 31 Jan 2016

Snow White: The Evil Queen (Part 3)

- Part 3 Snow White ran until she tripped over the skirt of her night gown and fell to the ground. Getting up, she looked down at her tatted clothes. Then she had an idea. Searching around her, she fo...

By: Blood_Black_Rose | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 22 Jan 2016

Snow White: The Evil Queen (Part 2)

- Part 2 That night the seven little men went to the castle and found the princess asleep in her bed. They bound her legs and arms with rope and stuffed her mouth with grass. Then they carried her ...

By: Blood_Black_Rose | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 18 Jan 2016

Snow White: The Evil Queen (Part 1)

- Part 1 Once upon a time in a faraway land, lived a beautiful young girl named Snow White. She was named due to her very fair skin that was as white as the shining white snow of the winter wonderland ...

By: Blood_Black_Rose | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 15 Jan 2016

The Antique Fox

- He wanted to buy a gift that would be completely unexpected. The type of object that could never be guessed. His father was the type of person who had it all. The type of person who it was difficult t...

By: Lev821 | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 20 Nov 2015

The Supervillain - Chapter 1 to 6

- As followers of my testimony thus far will authenticate, I (Goitye Powerhouse), and four others of exceptional strength and mind, have taken the future of humanity in our own hands, to descend upon ...

By: GoityePowerhouse | Category: Horror | Score: 0| Added: 23 Jun 2015

The old abode

- He could only stop and stare. There was nothing else he could do at that moment. He’d skidded to a halt on his bike, nearly going over the handlebars, as he saw the abandoned house on one of his famil...

By: Lev821 | Category: Horror | Score: 4.7| Added: 01 May 2015

Night of the Clippies Part Two

- Part Two: Night of the Clippies A half hour later, Monroe was alert, bandaged and bruised, but sitting upright in the kitchen chair drinking a tall glass of orange juice. He borrowed the phone and ...

By: DiVitto | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 15 Apr 2015

Who Do You Trust?

- Who do you trust when you can't tell what's real and what's not? Who is really here, who did my head make up? Is the man with the drugs and the questions real? Are the noises, the lights real or imagi...

By: SkyGypsy | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 30 Mar 2015

Anonymous call

- Everybody has a price. I learned that recently. A price in which anybody will do anything for money. The premise is simple. If I said I would pay you one hundred pounds to walk into a supermarket and...

By: Lev821 | Category: Horror | Score: 4.6| Added: 29 Jan 2015

The Perfect Train Set

- Jim jumped to his feet when the doorbell rang, not an easy task at his age. He could picture Marjorie in the kitchen rolling her eyes, wondering how much this one cost. He wondered what would happe...

By: mrvalentineking | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 22 Dec 2014

Tahoe Drive

- I was out one day driving to Lake Tahoe. It was a long way from home, but a nice drive. I was on a back road in Jackson CA, when I stopped at a small diner for lunch. I also needed to take a break an...

By: frogprince | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 20 Dec 2014

Ursa

- This happened up in Yellowstone. Rick was taking a year off of college, going all kinds of places. They have a swimming area up there in the Firehole river where a hot spring keeps the water nice an...

By: JasonRudert | Category: Horror | Score: 3.5| Added: 23 Jun 2014

The Basement Encounter

- Brian reached to his left and opened the refrigerator. Bright light flooded the area around the floor in front of the open door. He reached in an extracted another beer can from the half empty case th...

By: Jerseyboy1316 | Category: Horror | Score: 3.5| Added: 21 May 2014

Stiletto Hell

- Richard Bailey dashed into the bathroom and slammed the door shut, locking it. He trembled as he reached for his cell phone, dialing the appropriate three-digit number before dropping it on the tile f...

By: DiVitto | Category: Horror | Score: 4.6| Added: 30 Apr 2014

The Doll

- Barry hadn’t committed a crime for over twenty five years. Surely that was long enough to let things go, let the past swallow up his misdeeds? Enough time to move on. Standing by the front door, he ...

By: lunaswift | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 21 Apr 2014

Candles

- Mrs. Smith once again rushed upstairs after work with heavy steps and shut her bedroom room door behind her. After his mom’s strange entrance, Joan, her eleven year old son tried to follow his mother ...

By: SarabjotArora | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 22 Mar 2014

How Would Shakespeare Choose?

- Having been out of work for over a year now I was becoming a little frantic. I had done everything I had been advised to do by all of the organizations out there attempting to help stem the joblessnes...

By: Survivor | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 27 May 2013

The Worst Summer Ever

- Squashed between my two hulking brothers in the back of my father’s coupe on a two thousand mile trip was not the way I wanted to start my summer vacation. The summer after the first year of colle...

By: HLPauff | Category: Horror | Score: 4.8| Added: 08 Sep 2012

The Virginia Witch

- Being a writer has its perks, like helping the police to solve a murder. It is not a good thing when you are a writer with an ability to talk to ghosts. From what Jenna heard, from a spirit no less, t...

By: apreus6 | Category: Horror | Score: 4.3| Added: 10 Aug 2012

A Gift

- Misty was a writer; and she wrote horror. She was an expert on the subject, even though Misty never wrote a ghost story, surprisingly. One day she decided to write one, but could not think of anything...

By: apreus6 | Category: Horror | Score: 3.5| Added: 06 May 2012

The House of Death

- “This is it, Aaron,” Joel said as he pulled into the graveled driveway. Aaron noticed that the overgrown weeds that filled the yard had begun to fill the driveway too. The house was two stories high...

By: apreus6 | Category: Horror | Score: 2.8| Added: 18 Apr 2012

The Cabin

- Devils Island is off thecoast of Michigan, on Lake Superior. There were cabins scattered around the island. Most of the island was unpopulated, except for the park ranger’s office and twenty cabins. T...

By: apreus6 | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 19 Feb 2012

The Ancient One

- The creature had lived in Maple Rapids all his life, even though he did not know where he came from, did not know how he came to be. He lived in the roots of a large tree. The tree sat next to the Map...

By: apreus6 | Category: Horror | Score: 4| Added: 18 Feb 2012

The Master of the House

- The Master of the House “Look, I tell you, its easy money,” said Mandy. “I don’t know,” answered Glen uncertainly, “what if we get caught. I’ve already got a suspended hanging over me. I don’...

By: buzz | Category: Horror | Score: 4.3| Added: 08 Feb 2012

The Castle

- The night sky was black, no clouds in the sky, the only light I had was from the moon. There had been recent fires in this area. I could still smell the fresh burnt wood. I don’t really know why peopl...

By: baal_13 | Category: Horror | Score: 3.5| Added: 08 Jan 2012

The Cold (a short story)

- The cold seeped through the seams of her flimsy jacket and Kat shivered violently. The icy finger of a zephyr curled its way around her neck like a scarf and raised goosebumps over her back. Impat...

By: Tiula | Category: Horror | Score: 4.6| Added: 05 Jan 2012

The Diary of Joseph Mortimer

- In June 2010 a freak fire gutted a 16th Century farmhouse in Hampshire. During the renovation following the disaster the owners found, concealed beneath the floorboards, the diary of one Joseph Morti...

By: MissAdventure | Category: Horror | Score: 4.7| Added: 14 Oct 2011

Fluffy!

- It was a beautiful day in the neighborhood! The Robertsons were just coming home from their summer vacation. The swallows were merrily singing as the mockingbirds mimicked their call. I watched as the...

By: YoreDevoShun | Category: Horror | Score: 4.3| Added: 22 Sep 2011

Chew

- She was a scientist. 30 years old, female. Correction. A Geneticist. Studying the effects of cross breeding. Experimentation they told her. Then she found out they were successful. A hybrid. They incu...

By: Daalmonette1980 | Category: Horror | Score: 4.5| Added: 20 Jul 2011

Crab Legs: END

- I turned left following the path that led away from the corridor outside the dusty room. The walls were tinged red and cast a ghostly glow. Walking further down the path the faint odor of vinegar grew...

By: Daalmonette1980 | Category: Horror | Score: 4.3| Added: 17 Jul 2011

Crab Legs: Pt., 3

- The smell of earth and dust made me cough and sneeze. Shifting my body I noticed I lay on a hard, gritty surface. When I opened my eyes I saw motes of dust in the shaft of light above me. It was comin...

By: Daalmonette1980 | Category: Horror | Score: 4.3| Added: 16 Jul 2011

Crab Legs: Pt., 2

- It felt like tiny fireworks were exploding inside my skull. My skin was crawling and my mouth went dry. I scanned the room for a weapon. Anything! Something! I needed to move. I ran to the far side of...

By: Daalmonette1980 | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 15 Jul 2011

Crab Legs: Pt., 1

- They tried to kill me again. I did not eat, because they dose the food. I did not drink the beverage because they laced the drink I am sure. Forget sleeping. They make rounds like every hour. So easy ...

By: Daalmonette1980 | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 12 Jul 2011

Wonderland: Alice's Tale - Chapter Twelve (Two)

- As it turned out, I was right. Suicide wasn’t a thing you heard about much, at least not in our quiet little town. It was something that happened far away, something distant and unfathomable. And yet,...

By: sprite | Category: Horror | Score: 4.7| Added: 06 Nov 2010

Wonderland: Alice's Tale - Chapter Eleven (One)

- My life was curiously empty before meeting Lucy, that summer’s day so long ago. It was my birthday, of which I was only allowed one a year, and unique because of that, as well as it being the one day ...

By: sprite | Category: Horror | Score: 4.5| Added: 05 Nov 2010

Wonderland: Lucy's Tale - Chapter Ten

- I awoke suddenly, a weight upon my back, pressing me down, my face pushed so deeply into my pillow that I had to fight for every breath. A vice like grip upon the back of my neck held me still. I trie...

By: sprite | Category: Horror | Score: 4.9| Added: 31 Oct 2010

Wonderland: Lucy's Tale - Chapter Nine

- Much had changed this time in Alice’s nightmare world. We both recognized the setting, and yet both of us were aware that something wasn’t quite right. Oh, the changes were subtle and had we not walke...

By: sprite | Category: Horror | Score: 4.5| Added: 30 Oct 2010

Wonderland: Lucy's Tale - Chapter Eight

- After that night, things were different between us for a while. Of course, her parent’s weren’t content with my promise that it wouldn’t happen again and my trip to the emergency room turned into a th...

By: sprite | Category: Horror | Score: 4.9| Added: 27 Oct 2010

Wonderland: Lucy's Tale - Chapter Seven

- It was all so familiar. She was dressed as before as was I. Shadows flitted about the countryside and through the woods, and the breeze was chill upon our cheeks. We trod the path, ignoring the signs ...

By: sprite | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 25 Oct 2010

Wonderland: Lucy's Tale - Chapter Five

- And so, I had finally discovered the truth about Alice’s dreams. Neither of us wished to talk about what had happened, and yet how could we not? Eventually, haltingly, she told me that sometimes they ...

By: sprite | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 21 Oct 2010

Wonderland: Lucy's Tale - Chapter Four

- I awoke with my heart beating like a trapped dove, holding onto her as she shook and cried, sleep still claiming her. I could feel her own heart pounding as she began to thrash in my embrace, crying o...

By: sprite | Category: Horror | Score: 4.8| Added: 18 Oct 2010

Wonderland - Lucy's Tale: Chapter Three

- Funny thing. After all these years after revealing my secrets to Alice, I had forgotten one of hers, the very first one. Oh, I suppose it’s only natural. After all, we’d never spoken of it again, neve...

By: sprite | Category: Horror | Score: 4.7| Added: 16 Oct 2010

Wonderland - Lucy's Tale: Chapter One

- An introduction to the reader. This is something I have been working on for a while. It was actually written quite quickly (in the space of 30 days) and then put aside to be polished, a process that ...

By: sprite | Category: Horror | Score: 4.7| Added: 14 Oct 2010 Editor's Pick