The floorboard by the bed creaks. Soft footfall moves away, growing quieter and quieter until… Another creak. This one is more of a groan. A throaty groan that means they are at the door. There’s a hole there, maybe. A big hole that has… Continue Reading “Pretending To Sleep”
You’re always saying I should have more confidence.
Thick fingers grip my throat.
“I’m going to find you and smash your skull in.” The call ended with a clatter. She didn’t have time to process what happened. The next customer was fed through the telephone and the call process started again.
It was a terrible decision to rent that place. The photographs mislead me. Dirty advertising tricks.
Here’s some more super short stories that didn’t fit with the others, because these ended up quite creepy!
These were inspired by the single-sentence/six word stories by other Wordpress users. They’re not quite six words, but I think they’re worth sharing. Enjoy!
She didn’t understand. He could see it in her face. The word as foreign as the concept. Freedomless.
Victor glanced at his soon-to-be son, unable to stop his lips curling into a smile despite the fluttering in his chest.
He’s coming. He won’t stop until he has her.