End your story with a truth coming to light.
Posted in Horror on Oct 25, 2022
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“Rising of Monarch Again.” by Anna Mustafa
The Whole city was covered in darkness.The city of Lahore....The Moon was thinking to shed off all his light.He was Sad.He said to himself, " Maybe I can finish darkness of sky but how can i finish darkness inside the Earth?" His light suddenly started to fade away so that no day will rise again and no cruelty will take place in the land beneath him.He was fighting with the light.If the sun rises the trial will be done on the land.The execution of the truth and rule of evil will establish.Moon cannot deny the fact that hi...
“Bigger Than The Light” by A.Dot Ram
The Isis Lounge has a real dressing room mirror—the kind outlined with a blaze of bare bulbs. That’s one of the things I like about it. To me, it just screams professionalism with 1500 watts. It shows respect for the performers. It doesn’t matter so much that here backstage we have fans heaving through summer nights, trying to breathe some fresh air into the old building, or that, in the fall, shimmering termite wings dust the vanity when I arrive. The place smells like vodka and old pan stick and even older sheet music—sixty years of nig...
“Aesthetics ” by Abigail Airuedomwinya
It didn't feel right at first to join him in the dining hall but as Elaine got dressed, she forgot right from wrong. Outside the cottage, the rain danced and made fast strokes against the windows. Elaine tiptoed closer and placed her forehead against the glass. With her tongue sticking out, Elaine felt the coldness of the glass and almost wanted to run away. For one, Elaine did not know the man who'd ask...
“Au Revoir” by Jade Young
The moment her fingers wrapped around the neck of a guitar instead of around the spine of a book, I knew that the family tradition would die with me. From the moment my twelve year old daughter plucked at those strings for the first time, she was a goner and everybody knew it. Everybody acknowledged it. They even praised her for it. But, according to the whispered rumours flying around the shelves I stocked on a daily basis, I was villain in every story that featured my daughter. I don’t und...
“Known” by Claire Lindsey
[Content warning: mental illness]She examines the pale skin of her arms, palms upward toward the light as if waiting for an offering. Her veins twist, intricate lines of shadows beneath papery white skin that hasn’t seen proper sunlight in weeks. She thinks about the blood flowing there, along those dark and treacherous paths, tumbling to and from the caverns of her heart.“Hey, where are you?” he asks, watching her from across a tangle of silver sheets.She rolls to her side to look at ...
“The Truth Hurts.” by Shannon Ruane
The Truth Hurts.As her husband Jacob opened the door for her, Rosalina climbed into their convertible. Leaving the hospital was frightening; the atypical rumbling noise from the car which barely started sounded like thunder hitting the couple. With no parking spaces near the entrance, the couple found parking spaces on the top deck. Out of order elevators forced the couple to run down/back up so they arrived for their appointment promptly. Traffic was significantly different in New Bark City compa...
“Daydreams” by Charli Britton
From the beginning of time, there has always been one thing.Darkness.But with darkness, there was a counterbalance.Light.Many beings were born from these light and dark deities, but the youngest is the one that tells this story. Her name is Muse.—Flora is mothers favorite. She is so kind and compassionate. According to our mother, Flora is so perfect and treats every one of her siblings so nicely, and we should all follow her example.I would treat my sibling...
“The death in dreams. ” by Nyx :)
Maybelle ran through the woods. Tree branches scraping against her face. The floor cut her feet and gave her splinters. She ran through the forest trying to ignore the throbbing pain in her legs and the sweat and blood mixture dripping into her eyes. She didn't stop running. Not until her legs gave out.She collapsed on the mossy floor and hit her head. Her breathing began to get shorter and it was harder to breath. She started to see wight dots surrounding her. Pain rushed through her body. She tried to cry out in pain but nothing ...
“Not Broken” by Daniel R. Hayes
(This story is a follow up to "Broken")My name is Peter Anderson, and I’m... broken. I’ve always wondered about my father because I never met him before. The only time I hear my mom talk about him is when he misses a child support payment. She cusses him up and down completely forgetting that I’m only eight years old. Kids shouldn’t hear those kinds of words. I know what you're thinking, what does an eight-year-old boy know about child support. Well, I know that if my mom doesn’t get it, sh...
“Connor cleans up” by Kathleen `Woods
It had been two months since his friend's disappearance, and while they didn’t want to see it, his family knew the chances in the first forty-eight. They loved their son, him not being there wasn’t gonna change that, but grief made everything harder. Especially without a body. The search was still on for it, but it was a cold comfort in a world that had already taken him. Connor wasn’...
“Evidence ” by Wisteria 4001
Author’s Note: Hi! Sorry I’ve been posting much less lately, I’ve been really busy. Anyways, I hope you like this one, The Faithwood Series is my favourite on here, and this doesn’t exactly make sense without reading it. And this is the last one, I promise. Evidence (A Companion Story to The Faithwood Series)A Crime Short Story by Ana GovindasamyTrigger Warnings & Disclaimers: Death Themes, Murder, Suicide, Depression, Substance Abuse, Self HarmAnaya<...
“Absinthe's End” by Svara Narasiah
“Another boy was taken last night,” Father said, laying down his paper with a deep frown. I glanced up from my homework. “Who?” I asked, feeling chills race up my spine. For the past three years, various boys had been taken—strangely, only boys from my school. “His name was Iris,” Father said as he scanned the headline. “Iris Black.” I lowered my eyes, trying to hide the...
“Something Bright and Aching” by Ellie Yu
You are drowning in the spotlight. It’s heavy and golden, an ethereal cloak falling across your shoulders, highlighting you like an exclamation point in this massive concert hall. To your right, the audience ripples, a quiet ocean waiting for the sunrise. The piano you sit at is a lifeboat in your storm. In this room, you are tiny, an artist toying with the unstoppable strands of sou...
“The Last and First Visit” by Deborah Mercer
The oddest thing about visiting Auntie Stella, even when Lucy was a little girl, was that she never really wanted to go, and yet she never really wanted to leave, either. There was an unease, a dissatisfaction, about both. Auntie Stella didn’t live in a roses round the door idyllic little cottage like Lucy’s friend Annabelle’s Auntie Maureen. She slightly envied Annabelle, though she wasn’t going to give her as mu...
“Atlantis” by Gabby Ibrahim
“I thought I’d find you here.” His words echoed in the empty studio, bouncing off the barred walls until they reached where I stood with my knees bent, exasperated. I was pretty sure the gel I’d put in my hair was far gone as it mixed with my sweat. However, I’d promised myself, and Jasmine, that I would finally get this stupid petit allegro combination right; especially considering how ...
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