Stories tagged “Unsettling”

  • Plenty of Warning

    Four women hung from a gibbet, bodies swaying in the wind, causing the thick ropes to creak against the sin-stained wood. The unpleasant sounds gave the impression the dead were speaking to each other in croaks and whispers. I shivered and hurriedly lo...

  • The Sensation of Disquiet

    Someone had been in my house while I was away. Cups I had left in the sink had been washed, dried and put back into the cupboard. The television was now favoring the overstuffed armchair more than the couch. Shirts, hanging in my closet, were grouped t...