Stories

There’s Something Extremely Strange Happening to the Teachers at My Boarding School – Part 1

"Hey, Mr. Thomas, look at what arrived! It's finally here!" I proudly held out 'A Brief History of Time' by Stephen Hawking to our physics teacher. "Oh, that's a good one. Did you already read it, Steven?" "Only the first chapter, but man, it's so interesting! You read it, too, ...
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I Catfish a Different Girl Each Night

"You fucking creep!" she screamed. I just sat there, staring at the glass of water in front of me. I was used to this type of thing by now. Things always ended up like this anyway. "Ugh, you know how freaking long it will take me to get back home?" ...
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The Disappearance of Little Marcus

Old lady in her early sixties searching for her missing son. That's what the subject of the email said that arrived in my inbox a couple weeks ago. It was a job offer sent by the nurse of the said old lady. Her contact data was included. I'd been working ...
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The Prisrak Case

This is a story my grandpa told me.  When he was younger, he worked with the Soviet police, the Militsiya. He told me many stories about that time. Most of them didn't have a happy ending. Grandpa admitted he'd done his share of bad things, but he often tried to ...
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The Greenhouse

As a kid, there was no time I looked more forward to than summer. It meant no school, of course, but it also meant going back to my home village. I grew up there, but once I got into second grade, my parents moved to the city. I didn't hate ...
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Michael wasn’t really my type and I should learn it was not just because he was an introvert and a bit jealous…

I first met Michael during a supplementary lecture at university. I only attended it for a few easy credits. Michael, I would learn, was in the same boat as me. Over the first two months, we bonded and eventually went on a date together. He wasn't exactly my type, to ...
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I took part in an online scavenger hunt. I wish I hadn’t…

Some of you might be puzzled a bit about the title. An online scavenger hunt is a series of riddles or puzzles on the internet. Throughout the years there have been quite a few them. The most famous example, without a doubt, are the puzzles created by Cicada 3301. As ...
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A guest at my motel asked me to post his story. He looked like he went through hell… – Final Part

The moment I set foot into the church, my head started to explode with pain. I cringed back a step, yet Ethan and Anderson didn't notice it. The interior of the church was dark, only a few lonely candles were lit, filling it with long, dark shadows. They seemed to ...
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A guest at my motel asked me to post his story. He looked like he went through hell… – Part 8

I knew what they'd been talking about. Those words, the reaction of Ethan's mom, there was no doubt. 'Get rid of him.' Yet, what could I do? All I could do was stand here, a shaking, panting mess. I almost couldn't breathe, my heart was beating hard against my chest, ...
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A guest at my motel asked me to post his story. He looked like he went through hell… – Part 7

The first thing I did once I'd retreated back to my room was to send Ethan a message. I waited for long minutes, but no reply came. Even after half an hour, there was nothing. When I rechecked the message, I saw that he hadn't read it yet. Shit, he ...
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