In the Doghouse
1 vote, average: 3.00 out of 51 vote, average: 3.00 out of 51 vote, average: 3.00 out of 51 vote, average: 3.00 out of 51 vote, average: 3.00 out of 5    3.0/5
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Victor pulled his Volkswagen Rabbit into the driveway and turned it off. As it coughed and sputtered for several minutes he put his head down on the steering wheel and did his best not to break down and cry as …

The girl at the funeral
6 votes, average: 4.33 out of 56 votes, average: 4.33 out of 56 votes, average: 4.33 out of 56 votes, average: 4.33 out of 56 votes, average: 4.33 out of 5    4.3/5
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Since I was a kid my family members and people we know died a lot every time we got a late phone call you should know it’s a funeral but there was something unusual about it every time we went …

In the Darkness
7 votes, average: 3.29 out of 57 votes, average: 3.29 out of 57 votes, average: 3.29 out of 57 votes, average: 3.29 out of 57 votes, average: 3.29 out of 5    3.3/5
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Ellie sat up in bed, unable to catch her breath. Beads of sweat dripped down her forehead, despite the cold winter breeze that wafted in through her open bedroom window. Looking at her android that lay beside her, she pressed …

The Mausoleum
4 votes, average: 4.00 out of 54 votes, average: 4.00 out of 54 votes, average: 4.00 out of 54 votes, average: 4.00 out of 54 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5    4.0/5
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Ryan slowly opened one eye and then the other. His head was somewhat fuzzy. Darkness all around him. A shiver ran down his body. He was lying flat face down on a hard, cold surface. His left side lay against …

The River
3 votes, average: 2.67 out of 53 votes, average: 2.67 out of 53 votes, average: 2.67 out of 53 votes, average: 2.67 out of 53 votes, average: 2.67 out of 5    2.7/5
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Fingertips drifted off fingertips, the thin crevices defined you, and only you, forever. The narrow river turned red with pain and only the crows were able to sing through their mourning. Their dark black feathers contrasted with the pale snow, …

The Attic
2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 52 votes, average: 4.00 out of 52 votes, average: 4.00 out of 52 votes, average: 4.00 out of 52 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5    4.0/5
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George crept up the wooden ladder into the attic. A storm was brewing and he felt lucky to have found this one. When he was on the small landing, he pulled the ladder up, letting the trapdoor shut. He took …