Category Archives: Horror Flash Fiction

Old Sparky

Old Sparky’s been waiting for you, yes he has! He’s patient you know. Over time he always gets his food. There’s no escape. Though I wager you are trying still. All the money ran out for fancy lawyers, and now … Continue reading

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Hands

After the deluge all I could remember were those last moments, and the hands. The hands reaching out from the multitudes falling, grasping, hurtling into the other place, the void. They opened that first portal despite all the warnings. Curiosity … Continue reading

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They’re Here

“They’re here mom” “What’s that dear? Look at the canyon, how grand it is! And the valley below! Stop fidgeting!” “But no mom, they’re here!” “My skirt wasn’t made for you to pull apart son! Can’t you just take in … Continue reading

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Climbing

I’m climbing beloved, answering your call. In the atmosphere so thick, so star strewn, so vast, I climb. Up the spiral staircase I ascend, answering your call. Am I going up or down, I wonder, for which is which in … Continue reading

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God’s Face

On his sixteenth birthday they took him to the special church. There, they said, he would undergo the trials and the tortures that would cleanse him, redeem him and make him worthy. Worthy to look upon it, to see it, … Continue reading

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Possessed

She did not know she was possessed for the longest time. No-one did. She didn’t act like someone possessed. Not like in the movies anyway. She didn’t talk in other languages or curse people. She didn’t writhe on a dirty … Continue reading

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Mannequin

At the shop we wait to be fitted. Since the singularity we all look the same at first. All bland, featureless, still, like those old mannequins you see in storybooks of the past. This has its advantages. Also like those … Continue reading

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The End

The end, they say, came with fire and fury. Above us the sky became a golden war field, beautiful and dread. Power beyond understanding, likened only to the gods, but formed from science and with the wicked determination of mankind. … Continue reading

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Baphomet

His father told him of the Templar god. “Many men died for this idol,” he said. “Dignified, heroic, in torture and pain.” “And why would men die for an idol?” he asked, his eyes wide as he gazed at the … Continue reading

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The Bridge

No-one crossed the bridge. No-one. This was well-known. You did not leave our town. Its small, perfect streets and gardens prescribed your life. And you were happy with that, content. Any wish to see more, to understand more, was schooled … Continue reading

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