Tag Archives: macabre

Silly Henry

by Andrew Openshaw Momentary blackness, followed by a bright flash, then Henry became aware of himself again. His damaged eyes meant he couldn’t focus, but he could make out a faint outline of his surroundings. That was enough; Henry knew … Continue reading

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Unseelie Songs

Unseelie Songs by Liúsaidh For the past year we have published the dark, the horror, and the macabre. The stories that most other mags don’t want to touch or publish because they don’t fit with today’s politically correct themes. Today … Continue reading

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Regina’s Reactions

By Andy Tu   Click again. Dig a little deeper. You’re scared shitless, you’ll admit that much, but no one ever got anywhere listening to that voice inside their head, telling them to stop when things become difficult. And this … Continue reading

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My Baby isn’t Ready Yet

By Olivia J. Young She had been lying like a bloated question mark for some time, how long I couldn’t say anymore. I counted days in the pooling sludge that had begun to halo around my wife, and our partially … Continue reading

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The Last Rebirth

By Sandor Kovacs The molecules of its brain get assembled first. The primitive piece of flesh floats inside a skull filled with boiling liquid. Bones lay in perfect order. It cannot feel the heat, though, as the receptors are not … Continue reading

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Arachnid Gift

A Morbid Tale by Jessica Marie Baumgartner Old age plagues my body. I am stiff, sensitive, and rotting. I stomp through my own shit to reach my feeding trough. The wood beams creak under the weight of my body and … Continue reading

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Just Enough Brains

A Macabre Tale by Steve Sibra Every animal has just enough brains to preserve its own hide – dead or alive.  It took Adrian a year to learn how to properly skin a human being.  He studied on the process … Continue reading

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Turning Out Leather

A Twisted Tale by Steve Sibra I awaken and I sleep and I do not know the difference between the two.  In one realm my wife and children have been brutalized and left to die; they have been sewn up, … Continue reading

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Vanity Kills

A Terrible Tale by Tom J Perrin Selfie /’sεlfi’/ Noun     Informal A photograph that one takes of oneself, typically taken with a smartphone or webcam, and shared via Social Media — The familiar click of the camera’s shutter annoyed everyone … Continue reading

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Snuff Love

A Sick Tale by John Rickett Duct tape. Check. Old VHS camcorder. Check. Four rolls of sheet plastic. Check. Revolver—I pop open the cylinder and count six rounds. Check. This is exactly what it looks like. But it feels like … Continue reading

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