Category Archives: Horror Flash Fiction

Emergence

Out of smoke and fire they came. At first just as strange and unthreatening as seeing a face in the clouds, the creatures born of smoke and fire came. Friendly at first, their faces smiling, their words sweet, the terrible … Continue reading

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Cold Castle

He will invite you to his cold castle, so elegant, and so refined. You will be charmed by his words and his intense attention. You will feel for a time like you are adored, so warm in his gaze you … Continue reading

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The Happiest Tree

They call it the Happiest Tree. They say on some nights, around twilight, before the sun has completely dipped below the horizon, it glows there, up on the hill, and seems to smile down at you. I always thought that … Continue reading

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Play

Johnny liked to play. He was a baseball star in high school, and he had big, big dreams of playing for his State, or even the country. Big, big dreams are risky. Better perhaps to have smaller aims and avoid … Continue reading

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Angel Of Light

They say I come as an angel of light, that I am beautiful. They Lie. I am ancient and my visage might once have been admired, but now it is feared. I am part angel, part animal, like you, but … Continue reading

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Movie Mayhem

He had a reputation for taking his films to the very edge. Love scenes verged on pornography, death scenes verged on snuff and psychological horror famously drove various studio unfortunates completely mad. Darious King ensured, like his name, he was … Continue reading

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Midas Kiss

They said she had the Midas Kiss. One touch, one caress, of her lips and all turned to gold in your world. Not literally, of course. Well..not at first.. That’s the thing, isn’t it, with promises too sweet? With the … Continue reading

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Career Advice for the Afterlife

So let’s look at your life resume. What did you excel at, what did you achieve, before you skipped off the mortal coil and found yourself here? They say you were a ruthless salesperson, a money maker through cutting through … Continue reading

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The Search Party

He stayed out past the time the search party gave up. He knew he was probably searching for her ghost now, his little girl, because he knew the statistics of time and missing children and he knew the rumours of … Continue reading

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Girl Power

In my town ‘girl power’ means something different I know what it means in comics and movies. I know it’s all about super powers and aliens, or magical suits, or being bitten by spiders or some such rot. And I … Continue reading

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