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The Masks We Wear

The Masks We Wear #horror

Still recovering from surgery yesterday. Doing a blast from the past because it’s what I have the energy for right now. The story was first published September 15, 2014. The Masks We Wear “We all wear masks,” Carl said. Dr. Carl Sanderson started the lecture the same way every semester. …

you are my meat

You are my Meat #horror

Flash from the past originally posted on October 11th, 2014. You are my Meat Thunk! The cleaver cracked through flesh, through bone, and smack into the cutting board. Thunk! A rhythmic pattern as she worked her way through the carcass. Shiela worked fast and clean. It never took her long …

Blood Runs Red

Blood Runs Red on the Freeway

Sorry about this Blast from the Past. Recovering from a root canal and the suffering torture of a massive head cold. I pretty much feel like this right now. This one was first published on October 4th, 2014. We’ve all wondered about things like this. Come on, am I the …

Kiss of the Emerald Blade

Kiss of the Emerald Blade

This blast from the past was originally published in August of 2014. Kiss of the Emerald Blade Steve stepped around the chalk outline, as his camera continued to flash. He stopped at the top of the head and snapped off three pictures of the blood splatter at different angles. “I’m …

what the highway prefers

What the Highway Prefers

I am running into some real world issues this week that will be keeping me away from the site. This story wasn’t my first choice for the week but it is what I need to do right now. Yep, this is a blast from the past originally posted August 4, …

chasing death

Chasing Death

This one is a bit risqué at times but never fear, it goes right into the strange and odd that we can expect. Chasing Death The sounds of the hammer beating against wood and nail rang out in the still morning air. Jarad had been at it for hours. Cutting, …

Play the Pawn

Play the Pawn

(note)This coming Saturday (April 30th) is International Table Top Day. As a bit of a celebration to that I am bringing back a Quick Beat I shared a little over two years ago. It is an appropriate story as we look into playing some board games with friends and family. …

The Hangin Tree

The Hangin Tree

The Hangin Tree The note said to meet her at the hangin’ tree at a quarter to midnight. He shone his flashlight on it again just to be sure. It hadn’t changed. Jimmy circled around the tree with his light off, following the path of the moon. The full moon …