A word of warning. I'll be posting horror all week. Reader discretion is advised. If you're still here, welcome to Halloween Week! "Halloween only comes once a year man, I had to get the costume right," explained Will, buffing the insignia on his mustard yellow shirt.Leonard wasn't impressed. He despised tardiness. His pressed, Star Trek … Continue reading You Ready To Party?
I had a dream about my grandfather. He was strapped to a hospital gurney, thrashing like a wild animal, torches of raw rage in his eyes. His scowl turns to me, we lock eyes, then my world turns black. I wade through the drudgery to the surface of consciousness. I wake coated in a heavy … Continue reading A Dream of the Aging Animal
"Okay, one last time. Don't leave anything out, no matter how trivial it might be." "Fine. But this is the fifth time, I don't know why I have to keep doing this." Joe shakes his head and sighs. The police haven't been forthcoming with information, why should he continue to be. "I am a … Continue reading Goodnight Joe
"Hello sir, I'm calling with an exciting chance for you. You have been selected. " He cuts off the telemarketer before he can go into his spiel. "How did you know I was a sir? You just started hammering the moment I answered." "Oh, your phone line is listed under a Mister William Pike." … Continue reading The Telemarketer Always Rings Twice
Sitting alone in my room, it's the dead of night. I start thinking dead of night, dead of night, dead of night; almost like a chant, a summoning, one of us, one of us. The house grows quiet, I can make out what I hope is the sound of a withered branch scratching at the … Continue reading Dead of Night