Stories tagged “horror”

  • The First Breakup is Always the Hardest (Mature)

    I can’t deal with this anymore. You know I love you, right? I probably always will, but this isn’t working out for me anymore. You’re cold, Don. I’ve told you this time and again but you never seem to do anything about it. My mo...

  • Barren Wasteland

    “It’s a barren wasteland,” he said, looking to his wife. She took his hand in hers, concern entering her face for the first time. “Sweetie,” she said, “it will be fine.” But her voice wavered at just the wrong ...

  • After The Mist

    Days after its onset, the fog finally began to lift, revealing all the horrors it had brought. Giant insects, half reptile or something more ancient, littered the parking lot. Direct sunlight didn’t seem to bother them, but they were hesitant to ...

  • Love After Death (Poem) (Tag Cloud Challenge)

    The summer’s light on watery waves Came shining through the sky. Aboard a flawless sailing ship, The guests sat close and sighed, And watched, beneath an arch of wood, The groom stand waiting by. A box was wheeled along the deck As petals led the...

    • Author: j. smthng
    • Posted about 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Antique Glass

    She was already drunk when she stumbled across the bottle. At the bottom of the closet, shoved in the back beneath musty clothes, it sat unassuming and unremembered, a relic Kelly hadn’t known she owned. It was covered in layers of dust and thick...

  • The Curious Ballad of Tatty Bo Jangles (Mature)

    “Never go into the forest… you hear me?” Stated Mother Goodberry “That is where he lives and that is where he will get you” The children thrilled by the story of the child eater known as Tatty Bo Jangles listened intently....

    • Author: Macca420
    • Posted about 5 years ago.
  • Birthday Girl

    Morning light shines on the leaves of the tree outside her window. A quick knock, and the door to her room opens. -There’s the birthday girl! -Hello Dr. Nwalme -So, today’s the big day. -I’m so excited. Getting out is going to be the ...

  • Skin Deep

    It looked beautiful, that was part of the trap. I kept running down the corridor, I heard it ended in an ancient staircase. it was connected to a system of tunnels that lead outside the city. Because of the difference in pressures there was some kind o...

  • A Hobo's Christmas

    In the yuletide season of 1931, there was not a great deal to be merry about anywhere on God’s green earth (or God’s brown earth, as the case was in most of the middle of His own blessed America). Folks were starving and broke. There were c...

    • Author: RicoLaser
    • Posted about 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • DOOM!

    I knocked on the door. Nothing. I knocked again, and the nothing continued, uninterrupted. “Hello?” called. Only silence answered. I turned the handle and walked in. The room was dark – the lights were off, the curtains were pulled, i...

    • Author: Ben Paddon
    • Posted about 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • On The Air

    -static- Hello? Can anyone hear me? It’s so quiet in here. Mama told me it would be OK. But…Mama didn’t come back. Mama? -static-

    • Author: Mycroft
    • Posted about 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Nightmare in the couldersack

    It was the summer holidays in cornwall and young boy no older than 10 wandered across the road he had short scruffy blonde hair, pudgy cheecks and short weak knees. He wandered across the road which resided in the couldersack sheilding his eyes from th...

    • Author: Henjo
    • Posted about 5 years ago.
    • 3 out of 5
  • Nightmare in the couldersack part 2 !

    It was morning and the golden sunlight poured into the room filling it with Colour. Max woke up, he could not get any sleep after the dream last night he slipped into his jeans and pale blue top and made his way downstairs. he touched the smooth surfac...

    • Author: Henjo
    • Posted about 5 years ago.
  • Nightmare in the couldersack part 3 !

    Jack and his brother mark clambered into the silver car Jacks dad jumped in and eagerly rammed the key in his wife soon followed “Get yer belts on lads” he laughed in a jokey yet creepy voice he started up the car and reversed out the drive...

    • Author: Henjo
    • Posted about 5 years ago.
  • Nightmare in the couldersack part 4

    Jack hadn’t slept for ages he closed his eyes and soon drifted off. A boy lay there on a granite block asleep soon a dark figure walked into the room bent down and sunk his teeth into the boys neck the figure moved to reveal it was Jack. Again Ja...

    • Author: Henjo
    • Posted about 5 years ago.
    • 2 out of 5
  • Nightmare in the couldersack PaRt 5

    Inside the caravan were a assortment of chairs and a neat dining table and a sofa Mark and Jack both wreslted for the sofa Mark being the stronger one kicked Jack away and he went tumbling to the floor “play nice you two” his mum said in a ...

    • Author: Henjo
    • Posted about 5 years ago.
  • Psycopathic sycophants (Mature)

    She dreamt. An enormous spider had spun her into a cocoon. She whipped her body back and forth, fighting her way clear of the silky bonds. Somehow, dreamland crossed into reality. Fighting her way clear of the dream, she immediately realised that somet...

  • The Invention Room

    In the deepest, darkest corner of the Invention Room, a set of eyes watched. They were a sight unseen, so to speak. The rest of the room was a distraction of shiny contraptions and several miniature dirigibles in various states of completion. Anyone se...

    • Author: Melia
    • Posted about 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Ready, set...

    Blink. Blink. Ok, here we go. Blink. Blink. Blink. Blink. Blink. Blink. Blink.

    • Author: maidden
    • Posted about 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Fear

    What is it about a dark room that scares me? Why do I dread the oppressive dark? My bedroom is familiar and comfortable. I’m surrounded by things I love. My shelves of beloved books line the walls, the lamp is in the same spot it’s always b...

    • Author: Melia
    • Posted about 5 years ago.
  • Zombies!

    She had been been bitten. She ripped off her coat and looked at her arm. “It’s not deep,” Chris said. He knelt down, took her arm and inspected it. “Maybe… it has to be deep to…” Val wrenched her arm away from...

    • Author: thelostgirl
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Pursuer

    She needed to calm down; slow her breathing. She had run too far, too long. But she couldn’t let him catch her. And she didn’t want to find out what would happen if he did. A giggle echoes through the woods. Maniacal and foreboding. He was ...

    • Author: Horrorfan13
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Singing Nightmare

    He could feel the cold sweat working its way down his spine like the martian leeches already latching onto his ribs, worming into his lungs, finding his heart. He felt the fear rise up inside him, the nightmare scream that would never pass his lips. He...

    • Author: Abby (LoA)
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Last Gasp

    Almost there, she thought as she dragged herself down the corridor. She could see the doorway ahead, and hear the sounds of the creatures behind her. Zombies. Centuries of human exploration and expansion, and it all comes down to zombies. The moaning w...

    • Author: DredZed
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Always wear comfortable shoes when driving at night

    Run. Keep running. Can’t stop. - Turn right. Down the alley. NO! BACK TO THE STREET! Stay in the lights. Why are all the houses dark? Why isn’t anybody home? - I don’t recognize anything. I don’t know where I left my truck. I do...