An apparent coincidence occurs. Write a story about a character who suspects paranormal, spiritual, or criminal causes.
Posted in Horror on Oct 25, 2022
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“Interview with a Diviner” by Rexy Rexy
‘Hello, what a pleasant evening! The sky is clear and the stars are shining bright!’ The Diviner greeted with a hearty smile.‘Yes, very pleasant evening indeed.’ Sam nodded, sitting down nervously.‘Is this your first time visiting a diviner?’‘Yes.’‘There’s no need to worry. You are in good hands. So, how can I help you today?’ ‘I um, suspect someone has put a spell on me.’ ‘Oh? You suspect black magic is used against you?’...
“Mind Twist Possession” by Brian Rains
Most demonic possessions usually occur with bad people and secretly unexpectedly. The agenda of demonic forces are to torture, oppress, and block the holy purpose from all human beings. This time however, and which has never happened before from anything or to anyone in the history of man, a possession transpired to a normal male and from a non demonic force.His life was fine and normal, so he thought, until the man turned 40. The man, who grew up in a Christian family, was saved at one time but now has lost his way. He ...
“Harmonic Divergence” by John K Adams
Opposites attract, so I’ve heard. Some call it magnetism. But unlike the lowly lodestone, people eat, sleep, and have opinions. Though drawn irresistibly to each other, sometimes, one or two of a couple feels stuck. What quantum switch transforms attraction into repulsion?Bret and Erin met at the Harmonic Convergence in Sedona. En route to a favorite camp site, he meant to stop for gas and the crowd enveloped him. There was so much color and light and movement. He’d never seen anything like it. And Erin appeared amidst the kaleidos...
“Spiritual Guidance” by Nancy Ball
Six years ago, life had changed for Elizabeth through disappointing occurrences. Her relationship ended due to an affair Edward, of eleven years, decided to involve himself. She had read numerous articles where they expressed how rekindling a love is by remembering and talking about how they fell in love and the best times they had with each other. Elizabeth arranged for a sitter for h...
“The Future Shines Bright for Some and Dark for Others” by Ciara Grau
I wish I could relive this day, like how one hits the reboot button on a website. For this was the day that would change my life forever. “Greetings students! Welcome to UNE History 1,” cried the teacher as everyone finished taking their seats, “I’m so glad you chose this class. In this course, we will cover the entire history of the UNE.” I glanced around nervously, scanning the sea of students...
“LADY LUCK, FATHER FAITH” by YASMEEN NAA KWALEY QUARTEY
My Nana Elsie always used to say, “when things go wrong three days before your wedding, two days before your wedding, a day before your wedding or on the day of your wedding, just know that the spirits do not accept your marriage and it is never going to be a happy, lasting one.” I had every reason to believe it. Even though she could communicate with these so-called spirits, my Nana Elsie encountered a series of unfortu...
“Killer Curve” by Nathalie Menard
Inspired by a true storyIt took Jimmy days—seven days, to be exact—to muster enough courage to ask her out. He had been waiting for a sign of the Universe, a hint from Judith that would suggest she was at least curious about him. They were in the same English class last semester, but he had never paid attention to her. Just another girl at school. He had smiled absently at her when she entered the restaurant as he was coming out to deliver three pizzas. They stumbled into each other three times before being able to make ...
“Another half” by F.O. Morier
Another half... „And these are the keys to your new home. Your keys now.” The real estate lady said smiling. Ava took them, an admired the set of keys for a while in the palm of her hand. She took a deep breath and put the keys in her bag. It was only a fifteen-minute walk to her new apartment. The sun was out; she felt good! Number 69, she thought as she opene...
“31” by Rajesh Patel
This is the big day. I am finally moving out from my parent’s house. A day that I will not forget. I will be reborn today. The date is July 31st 2031. I feel ashamed because of my ridiculous bad luck and past actions. Maybe we can call it the evil eye, an omen, a spell, or a curse. Why ashamed? Because I am 31 and I am still living with my parents. I should have moved a while ago. What happened? I was betrayed by a childhood friend while working with him on a business venture. I lost money and I lost a frie...
“The last Promise” by Saheli Banerji
Once upon a time in a faraway land,- no, no. I can’t begin this story like this. This is neither a fairy tale nor a tale of pirates and dragons. I don’t want the traditional laidback cliché attached to this. This is the story of two friends. Two friends whose lives revolved around each other. They were like two stars in a galaxy joined by a delicate thread of love. Ajay and Prabhakar met in an unexpected way....
“De Javú; Fallacy and Fantasy” by Tangled Lassie
Fallacies and fantasies. I gradually and tightly hugged my doughy headrest and turned my cranium in front of my room’s entrance. The dimness of the room gave me nothing but a wilderness of my fiction. It’s giving me the fantasy from the article I read which in my opinion was a deception.The article about the man in different people’s nightmares brought me a whole lot of foreign confusion. Its round complexion, murky eyes, thick eyebrows, and fairly pointed nose. Or, perhaps, it isn’t. Possibly, it ...
“Inspired Partnership” by Ryan Haynes
Kirk sat on his beach towel, a pen and journal in hand. The sky was crystal clear, the ocean waters were a beautiful blue, and other beachgoers in their swimsuits complimented the natural scenery. A pleasant breeze and the warm sun felt good on the skin not covered by his swimming trunks, and the smells of saltwater, sand and freshly grilled barbecue were all pleasant to experience. Despite all of the fine sensory he was getting from his time at the beach, the 26 year old still suffered from writer's block. He wanted to ...
“The Declaration” by Ravi Srivastava
The Declaration The appointment letter from the SAV College was brief. It stated: “This refers to your application for a teaching post in the Economics department of our college. The Governing Body is pleased to appoint you as a Lecturer in the Department of Economics in their college. You should report to the Principal within a week of the receipt of this letter.
“Paranormal Proof” by David Elkind
PARANORMAL PROOF By David L. Elkind Bill Peterson had heard stories of paranormal activity and thought that they were “a bunch of malarkey.” Not only did he believe in requiring scientific proof of events to verify their validity, the idea of paranormal actions clashed with his sense of religion. When he thought about believers in paranormal a...
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