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Horror fiction that delivers on its promise to scare, startle, frighten and unsettle. These stories are fake, but the shivers down your spine won't be.

Sammie
I moved into my first apartment when I was twenty-three. I was fresh out of undergraduate and was moving into my sixth week of work as a project manager. At first, I enjoyed living by myself, but the ...
Devoured
(NSFW) A Youtube vlogger has been experiencing the paranormal. However, when she finally does a follow-up vlog on her and the home, what she doesn't know is that the entity is really a demonic presenc...
The Count
Who will say that I am not me? Cain challenged me, Roger Bacon, Melchizedek, or as he called himself, Comte du St. Germain. I did not meet anyone more interesting, mysterious and antiquated than St. G...
Emily Ericsona day ago
A Murder
There was a murder on campus; a murder of crows that is. In this specific murder or group, there were six crows. They could be found anywhere altogether, perched in the same order. It was easy to pinp...
Desired Beauty
What if the Evil Queen was smart enough to not make an antidote, much less leave Snow White in a deathly stupor?
Lystra Vess3 days ago
Heartbreaker
Morgana laughed, stretching out her new body. She bent down, grabbing the book that had once been her only housing and strolled out. Now it was her turn to lock people away. Footsteps were already sto...
Emily Ericson4 days ago
The Welcoming
"One tree, two tree, three tree, four. Five tree, six tree, seven tree more," sang Ashley as she sat in the passenger seat, watching trees pass by her window. Her husband, Brad, drove the car down the...
Jose Gabriel4 days ago
To Your Specifications
I could see her eyes light up with excitement as she picked it up with both hands. “She’s beautiful! I love her!” I’d gotten my wife a lovely custom made doll for her birthday. It had long golden hair...
Atiya Muhammad4 days ago
Ramona's Secret
Ramona briskly stepped into the office on an early Tuesday morning. not certain what her day would bring, but feeling a little uneasy in the back of her mind. She is wearing a long black coat with her...
Ryan Rivera4 days ago
Storm
It was and average day for Megan. She was going around town running some errands. As she was heading home, she saw a new bookstore. She was a book nerd. She couldn’t get enough of them. She pulled int...
Stefin Bradbury5 days ago
30 Seconds
Boom--chhk chhk—boom—chhk chhk—boom! Distant screams echo in my ringing ears from the shotgun blasts. The odor of scorched gunpowder burns my nose and throat. My eyes water, hot and wet. Beads of bloo...
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Medea Walker6 days ago
The Trees
The scream was loud and piercing; almost inhuman. Just a moment before, the three of us had been sitting on this old abandoned school rooftop. We’d been drinking beer, telling jokes, and just having a...
Malachi Wyatt 6 days ago
The Mask of Avalor
The night is still, no sounds to be heard; no animal, no insects. A storm is on the horizon; lightning flashes and thunder suddenly roars in the distance. A body lays on the ground. Completely torn to...
Lystra Vess6 days ago
Noxen Light: Chapter 2
"Here you go, sweetling," Aveline said as she laid three bowls on the bar top. "Thank you, Avie," Ailis said, smiling at her friend. Aveline had at one point been a part of the guild, going out on job...
Lystra Vess6 days ago
Noxen Light: Chapter One
"Must you always cause problems whereever you go, Darvain?" a hissing voice called from behind a dark-haired youth. The youth tilted his head back so he could look over his shoulder at the Arachnid wh...
Lystra Vess6 days ago
Noxen Light
"Hide," Larissa whispered sharply, shoving her brother into a hollowed, fallen tree. Once she was certain he was hidden, she sprinted away into the main clearing. She would hide him for as long as she...
Sarah Terra6 days ago
The Murdering Crabapplestick
Something moved in the bushes. It’s back. That nightmare of a cartoon-looking sonofabitch is out there again. I thought it was gone forever. Jesus, it’s hard to turn the kitchen doorknob with a sweaty...
Gina Mace7 days ago
The Dark Dream
The darkness can be both scary and terrifying. It's like the gate way to hell but much worst. No man or woman would dare to enter it, even the priest would dare to bless it. The air grows thicker, and...