The soft , cool breeze tickles my nose , bringing with it the soft smell of decaying leaves , mixed with the clean , sharp smell of a cold fall . I walk into the old graveyard and kneel beside a crumbling old grave marker . Running... (more »)
“All right, Dan, that's it for us. We'll take another look tomorrow. You should probably close up shop pretty soon.” the inspector said.
The armada of police cars slowly backed up and sped away. Dan Warren took a deep breath in, the let out... (more »)
I only remember two things about my death: that I was murdered, though I do not know why or by whom, and that it took me twelve hours to die. I died in this house, in this very room. If I look closely I can still see the bloodstains like splatter... (more »)
On Friday September 11th, 1992 I was working the night shift at the new asylum in Gravelbourg. Everything was going well until patient 13 started acting up. She was hitting her head against the wall yelling something about belonging. After about... (more »)
I looked out the window of a house we just moved in. "Ugh", I complained, "we have no neighbors!" I shook my head and glanced at my mom. "Nothing is ever good enough for you, Shyanne, is it?", She... (more »)
The car drifted around the corner, tires screeching across wet asphalt. Ben glanced in the rear-view mirror cursing the sight of lights flashing blue and red. Rain poured relentlessly from the night’s sky.
“Faster Ben! Let’s lose these... (more »)
I was running down a lone street, the wind rustling behind me. There wasn’t a single soul in the vicinity and the silence gave off an eerie feeling. I was already scared out of my mind and the surroundings didn’t help to ease that fact.
I... (more »)
My fingers drummed against the edge of the chair as the question still lingered in the air. I stared blankly at the ground hoping it looked as though I was pondering my answer rather than being defiant.
“Lena? Did you hear my question?”... (more »)
As I entered the small venue, music pounded along the wooden walls and doors. I watched as women adorned in vibrant dresses danced along to the music. The beads that draped along the edges of their dresses bounced along with their bodies. As the... (more »)
His name was Adam. He was in the driver’s seat of his SUV when he died. There was a bouquet of flowers on the passenger seat for his wife and a gift for his son. He was driving home from work when it happened. He’d stopped off at the florists... (more »)
Just two more days. Just two more days. Marcus told himself the same four words over and over. Just two more days. He rocked back and forth in his chair. His office walls never felt so menacing, looming high above, almost mocking him. Marcus... (more »)
I suppose everyone has their own secrets. Some may be worse than others but we all have them. The only problem is that a certain few secrets should never be revealed......or discovered. As a typical 17 year old teen babysitter, I never thought I... (more »)
Walking through the hallways of the abandoned building, I began to realize what my friends meant when they said the place was haunted. No, it wasn’t necessarily infested with ghosts or had suspicious creaking walls and floating objects, but the... (more »)
In the small town of Brooksville Richard Gault was known as the happiest poor man you'd ever meet. He owned almost nothing; his shack of a house was in constant need of repair and his thatched roof and crumbling walls were a sight to see.... (more »)