Gated Community

Things started to get very odd in Newton lately. There seemed to be a lot more activity from my neighbors than there usually was. I live in a gated community…

The Tinder Killer

I fiddled with the switch blade in my sweatshirt pocket as I walked to the meeting place. This dumb guy was going to be my what, sixth? No, seventh victim…

Under the Bed

Todd’s mother flicked the light switch off and pulled the door shut behind her leaving it open a crack. Todd turned in his bed to face the window and looked…

Phobia

Firm hands gripped my wrists as I tried to squirm out of the chair. My forearms were belted down to the arm rests on the side of the chair as…

Anamnesis

Bodhi pulled his eyelids down with his fingertips in frustration. He has been getting interrogated for almost an hour now and he’s been unable to quite put his thoughts to…

Mixed Messages

Adam pulled up his jeans as he waddled to the bathroom to brush his teeth. He squeezed the tube onto his toothbrush, looked at himself in the mirror, and started…

Little Red

You see, the fairy tale Little Red Riding Hood is told as a kid-friendly scary story. It’s often told that a big wolf gobbled up the grandmother, and then either…