Tag Archives: psychological

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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Night Heat

by Steve Carr It was one of those nights. You know the kind of night I mean. The kind of night where you’re tortured by the heat. The kind of night when you’re alone in a cheap hotel and there’s … Continue reading

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The Man That Wasn’t There

By Armarna Forbes Three sharp knocks banged on Lionel’s bedroom door.  His mother’s muffled voice sounded agitated on the other side.  “Lionel!  You promised you were going to take care of that mess outside yesterday!” Startled, he yelled out a … 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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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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Pearly Grey Eyes

A Horrible Tale by Daniel Lind. You are thirteen summers old with a skip in the step. With no customers inside, I sneak out from my corner shop to catch a glimpse of you walking home from school. Youthful pearly … Continue reading

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Teaching Junior

A Twisted Tale by Alex Maher Big John Miller loved Sundays. That was when young John Miller Junior would come over and hang out in the shed with Ol’ Grandad. Margaret, his wife of fifty-three years, and Phillipa, his daughter, … Continue reading

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