Found 311 stories tagged 'Horror'.
Mar 8, 2019 · 1,572 words (6 minutes) · 14 views
In a city where the underground Metro line crosses paths with the River Styx, a mother tries to suffer for her sins, while her daughter carries the baggage. There are many intersections on this line, between madness and ghosts, memory and hallucination, love and fanatical devotion. CW: mental illness, grief, suicide
Mar 8, 2019 · 402 words (2 minutes) · 16 views
"My grandmother wanted to kill me..." So begins a dark and disturbing look into a one young girl’s perseverance in surviving the eccentricities of her grandmother.
Mar 7, 2019 · 1,189 words (5 minutes) · 46 views
Each month, Klara must spend a night in the keeping room. The latch is wrought iron, and unlocked. It is too complex for claws, and who in their right mind would release a virgin under the full moon?
Mar 7, 2019 · 868 words (4 minutes) · 36 views
U.S. Corp Station Z33.1 is the last inhabited station in explored space. Doctor Kent Warner has spent four years aboard, researching a strange abnormality... These are his conclusions.
Mar 6, 2019 · 1,189 words (5 minutes) · 1 view
Originally published at Penumbra magazine, a Tangent online recommended read of 2013, later reprinted in Niteblade Magazine and nominated for a Pushcart Prize. *TRIGGER WARNING* During the Battle of Okinawa and the following occupation, 76 cases of rape were reported. Historians estimate hundreds more went unreported. This is a story about one woman's survival through metamorphosis.
Mar 5, 2019 · 1,180 words (5 minutes) · 19 views
A rather grim take on greeting cards, inspired by a former colleague's exasperated comment that "there's a greeting card for EVERYTHING these days!"
Mar 5, 2019 · 1,372 words (5 minutes) · 1 like · 35 views
There's not supposed to be sound in space. So why, as you and your salvage partner walk through the derelict cruiser, do you hear ticking?