Stories tagged “monster”

  • Fear

    Yellow eyes, moonlight white teeth, deep red tongue. It had seen her. The creature let out a low growl and dribbled saliva as it lurched towards Jessica. Jessica’s heart pounded, fear paralyzed her. She could only do one thing. She rushed the bea...

  • Confusion

    “OW!” the beast yelped, scrambling back a few steps. “What did you do that for?” Jessica held her fist in her hand; it pounded fiercely. “Wha- what do you mean?” she asked timidly. “You were going to eat me!...

    • Author: kaellinn18
    • Posted about 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Don't Go Down To The Bottomless Lake Today

    The gardens were beautiful at this time of year. The flowers were like a rainbow fallen to earth and the air was heavy with their scent. It took an army of gardeners to maintain the acres of lawn but it was worth it. Juno did not often come to the gard...

    • Author: thelostgirl
    • Posted about 5 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Do NOT turn around.

    Therys’ athletic leap took him over the low boundary hedge and into the thickets, leaving Counselor Nyci and the Denar delegation staring after his swiftly vanishing form. “…The Court Magician: Therys of the Golden Heart, Keeper of th...

  • It's Out There

    Only a soft and fuzzy wall stood between me and the monster. I couldn’t see it but it was out there, lurking among the wooden block buildings and toy cars, pillaging the miniature city. I bet it could smell my fear as it slid along the ground searchi...

  • Just a Light Switch Away

    The monsters head slithered across the ocean of my bed spread leading its ships and fleets across the sheets to a new victim. The victim being me. It was now or never a if iI hesitate a moment longer, I’m a goner it has almost climbed to the edge of ...

  • Super Boy versus Monster of the Closet

    I didn’t know whether to give in or keep struggling. My eyes darted around the room until I spotted my Superman poster hanging on my ceiling looking down at me. I remember begging Mom for weeks to hang it there. He was always just Clark Kent but when...

  • All Grown Up

    “I know you’re there.” The darkened bedroom was still and silent. A car passed by outside, headlights illuminating the posters of moody, teenage vampires and their girlfriends. Annie leaned over the edge of the bed and folded her arms...

    • Author: dkplewis
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
  • Who races pigeons anymore?

    Dr Brannigan smiled as she lifted the pet carrier out of the car. It squawked. Ogden was just as excited as she was. It was his big day after all. She joined the milling crowd on the hilltop. Some had already released their entries from their cages, le...

  • Monster

    Life Through a Window If I were to count how many times I’ve seen that bible leave that house, I bet that the number I come up with would be more than the number of stars in the sky. I mean, he doesn’t just take it out on Sundays. He brings...

  • More Than A Wet T-Shirt Contest

    “I need you to stand in the rain.” I was standing on Jim Johnson’s porch with a wall of water behind me. It was loud enough that I raised my voice to make sure he could hear me. “What? Why?” I yelled. “It’ll wa...

  • Down There

    This was the 6th night I had heard a noise coming from underneath my bed. Well, noise wasn’t the right word. Actually, it was a distinct voice talking to me. It said things like, “Hey Luke, I’m gonna kill you,” and, “Hey L...

  • You Can't Love A Monster

    “I just don’t know if I can love you the same Andrew. Your not the person I had fell in love with a year ago. I can sit here and lie to myself, but the fact is that this would never work.” – “Amy you can’t mean this,...

  • Andrew

    I knew a man named Andrew once. Captain of a tour boat. Nice guy, never could say no more tequila, but nice guy just the same. Didn’t have an ounce of fightin’ in his body and he always told the best stories. Seemed he knew everybody on Sta...

  • Slipping Away

    A thief passes amongst us, unseen until it’s too late. He sneaks around us, blending in, stealing our lives, and we are powerless. He turns infants into teenagers, girls into women, and boys into men. Then just as quickly he is gone and those we ...

    • Author: Horrorfan13
    • Posted over 4 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Hazy Eyes

    Scott’s car smelled of liquor and sex. My stomach clenched tight, threatening to empty all over his back seat, where I now was sprawled. My head pounded against my skull, screaming to get away from it’s own existence. I ground my teeth toge...

    • Author: HannahMarie
    • Posted over 4 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • From the Deep

    A discordant wailing sound filled the air as the priests began to play a gigantic set of pipes that looked as ancient as the rocks themselves, weaving a melody over the constant tattoo of the drum beats that drowned out the girl’s incoherent pleading...

  • Enormous Word List

    Toothpaste, Twist,— What a waste Of a word list Eldest, Mist,— Tongue ties the best Speech contortionist But the greatest word list Will enforce a lisp If you persist But I insist You quit Its bits Are bigger Than bricks It sits about to f...

    • Author: Tad Winslow
    • Posted over 4 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Responsibility

    A low growl emanated from the …creature? It seemed to be alive. Serafina jumped into the air, 3 feet, 6 feet, 9 feet, what is that girl? connecting with the creatures face with a thundering crack. She landed with a skid onto the asphalt of the st...

  • Fight and Flight

    They crashed through the banister as they fought, smashing it into splinters to fall the six feet to the floor below. David rose up and brought his fist down on the black-armored creature’s skull, stunning it but not killing it. The thing lashed ...

    • Author: Jim Stitzel
    • Posted about 4 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Offensive Practices

    Perkins shoved his hands in his pockets and stared at the floor. Madame Nostri muttered about death and rats in the hallway. Miss Schilly got on all fours and looked under the door. “You know there’s no rat in the hall. Not one. It’s ...

  • The Underground

    She clawed at the opening of the tight hole, her breaths rapid and harsh. Light began to leak in as the hole began to crumble. She had been working on her escape for what seemed like hours. She longed for the feel of fresh air rushing through her lungs...

    • Author: Madxtinie
    • Posted about 4 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Green Castle Circle

    I stand under the dirty brick Victorian façade that hangs over the narrow lane. Blank, greasy windows, like spider eyes stare myopically down, as though the insect city is looking for me. Piles of black plastic rubbish bags litter the tarmac around my...

    • Author: Akheloios
    • Posted almost 4 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Out of cigarettes

    The silhouette of the girl moves quickly down the alley toward me. I can’t make out her features, except for the creepy yellow eyes. I hate those. She stops suddenly, as if seeing me for the first time, and hunches her spine unnaturally. A deep, ...

    • Author: Chad Wright
    • Posted almost 4 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • In love with London

    I used to be in love with London. Certainly it possesses an outward beauty. In the intervening years since I arrived here, I’ve seen beneath that beauty. It is, as they say, only skin deep. There are things beneath it…unspeakable things. An...

    • Author: Chad Wright
    • Posted almost 4 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5