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The door to the house was locked, Wenestra was the only person in the house at the time and he was the only one...

"What do you want?" Wenestra replied as the lock snicked back to keep the door open. The three guards eyed him warily. "I want to see Lady Alinin of Aran." "For what purpose?" the...

Max sat in the back of the truck, staring at the darkness

"This is a horror movie. It's really happening," Max thought. He saw the darkness. He smelled it. He felt it. He saw his reflection in the dark glass of the truck's windshield. "This is...

The constable turned to look at the girl

“Yes.” A low voice answered. "Please.” The constable took a step back as a girl of average height, brown eyes, and long, straight dark hair appeared just beyond the opening. “We are not alone,”...

When fear is not the terror, there is no pain

And it would be that way with the men on this night. They had been thrown together on this isolated bit of earth. They knew their purpose, and the dangers that lay before them....

Max could hear the sounds of the snakes coming closer and closer to him

Suddenly the lights blinked off. The sounds of the snakes continued until Max decided to get out. It took a good 20 minutes to push his way to the edge. There he saw a...

The door to the dining room creaked open

“Enter, constable.” He sighed and shoved the door open. His heart jumped as fresh air blasted into the room. The sounds of his father's laughter were muffled by the furniture. His mother's voice cried...

In the darkness of the children’s hospital room I heard the voice that said, “Oh

“…you are mine.” The voice that said it to them was calm and commanding, and it was the voice of the child who had brought about the change. I had not heard the voice...

Sadie reached for her flashlight

Ahead, she heard the familiar roar of his engine. Oh, my god, he’s here! Sadie took a giant, two-foot step — which would have catapulted her over the bike bar and into a bush...

It was the end of a life, and the end of a world

His eyes, for the first time, became the master of their own destiny: They began to open; they sought out the woman in the mirror. Her face had begun to change. It no longer...

Sadie pedaled off into the night

The world was still and dark — her bike’s headlights bouncing around the sidewalk. There were no streetlights visible through the fog, which was a comfort. If she had to be in a spot...

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It’s not dark enough for me to draw my own blood

Now, here, the silence is broken by a cawing that’s not a bird nor a crow, but an owl. The owl flies directly into the headlights. I see him, a large yellow eyed bird...

My sister was killed in a drunk driving accident

Walking to the beach with my umbrella still on top, I watched the water rippling on the rocky shore and thought to myself…I don’t belong here. I don’t fit in. I want to go...

Three hours pass and the phone rings again

Three hours passes and the phone rings again. A couple of rings. He opens his eyes and smiles at the caller ID. He glances at his watch. 5:46. He looks up and sighs, shaking...