No Returns
7 votes, average: 4.14 out of 57 votes, average: 4.14 out of 57 votes, average: 4.14 out of 57 votes, average: 4.14 out of 57 votes, average: 4.14 out of 5    4.1/5
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It came to her in a simple box. There was no writing on the outside, no labels that hinted at the contents inside, just the traditional brown cardboard, sealed shut with the untypical silver swath of electrical tape. The return …

Last Kiss
8 votes, average: 4.13 out of 58 votes, average: 4.13 out of 58 votes, average: 4.13 out of 58 votes, average: 4.13 out of 58 votes, average: 4.13 out of 5    4.1/5
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Lying in bed, attempting to slip into the land of dreams, Jay wished he had told his two best friends about his inoperable brain aneurysm before they died. Nathan’s car slid off a muddy embankment earlier this evening, killing him …

A Final Farewell?
8 votes, average: 4.00 out of 58 votes, average: 4.00 out of 58 votes, average: 4.00 out of 58 votes, average: 4.00 out of 58 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5    4.0/5
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Seated in the small confines of the church, the smells of old wood, both from the walls and the hard pew on which I was sat, permeated the air.  The darkness was heavy, as the sun had not risen strong …

April Showers
7 votes, average: 3.86 out of 57 votes, average: 3.86 out of 57 votes, average: 3.86 out of 57 votes, average: 3.86 out of 57 votes, average: 3.86 out of 5    3.9/5
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Harvey kept his car as steady as possible while navigating through the pouring spring rain.  It was coming down in sheets and had been for the last couple of weeks; it was the rainy season so that was normal.  He …

Something in the blood.
22 votes, average: 4.18 out of 522 votes, average: 4.18 out of 522 votes, average: 4.18 out of 522 votes, average: 4.18 out of 522 votes, average: 4.18 out of 5    4.2/5
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They’re getting closer. So close. God knows I left them enough clues. My name is Frank Morgan, thirty five, and you’ll only ever have known me as The Child Catcher. It’s a strangely apt name, suitable for the likes of …

Follow.
8 votes, average: 4.00 out of 58 votes, average: 4.00 out of 58 votes, average: 4.00 out of 58 votes, average: 4.00 out of 58 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5    4.0/5
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There’s a beacon of light in the darkness, swaying to and fro, to and fro. It’s beautiful. Illuminating. Hypnotizing. I follow it, like I would follow a lover to the ends of the earth. Camping out in the woods was …

Tipping the scales
11 votes, average: 4.18 out of 511 votes, average: 4.18 out of 511 votes, average: 4.18 out of 511 votes, average: 4.18 out of 511 votes, average: 4.18 out of 5    4.2/5
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Surrounded by inky black darkness, it strode forward with long purposeful steps. The mouthwatering qualities of it’s next meal could not be denied. Long ago it had reconciled it’s existence in this world with the purpose of it’s creation. Where …