Category Archives: Horror Flash Fiction

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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Older Gods

They said the older gods were returning. They kept skulls of animals to approximate their gods. She liked the skulls very much. She could feel their power and promise when she held them. She could almost hear the gods on … Continue reading

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Night Stalker

He was a night stalker. Her night stalker. He came in the dark of the night, pitch black like his heart, a shadowy form at one with the shadowy realms. He never touched her, just watched her sleep. There was … Continue reading

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The White Lady

After a while the people stopped visiting the house. It didn’t matter how grand the estate was, or what the purple prose of the advertising said. ‘Come see a place as close to Pemberley as you’d ever imagine’ they said … Continue reading

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Ritual

She offered herself for the ritual. It was to be her twin sister, but she loved her sister too much. She said take me, and so they did. She was a believer, she always spoke in mystical terms, and saw … Continue reading

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Carousel

This carousel makes you ride forever. It takes you somewhere else. It’s a portal, don’t you see? To a world of infinite games, infinite fun, infinite youth. That’s the sales pitch, anyway. Parents who don’t want their children bring them … Continue reading

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Hallowed Grounds

They would come to worship in the depths of night, to these hallowed grounds. The forest marked the edges of humanity and the realm of the divine seemed but a heartbeat away, bleeding into their world through little candle lights. … Continue reading

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The Journeyman

Did you hear the story about the journeyman? They say he comes on the coldest of nights, walking only by the light of the moon, from the darkness into a small town, somewhere, in the heartland, always the same. He’s … Continue reading

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