Horror stories don’t always need to be 500 pages long. Sometimes all it takes is two little sentences to make those hairs stand up on the back of your neck.
“They delivered the mannequins in bubble wrap. From the main room I begin to hear popping.” — Mikeyseventyfive.
“People always say that the eyes are the windows to the soul. Well, I looked into my newborn daughter’s eyes, but all I saw was my reflection screaming as she devoured it.” — EvantheNerd83.
“My sister says that mommy killed her. Mommy says that I don’t have a sister.” — i-am-the-assbutt.
“I begin tucking him into bed and he tells me, “Daddy check for monsters under my bed.” I look underneath for his amusement and see him, another him, under the bed, staring back at me quivering and whispering, “Daddy there’s somebody on my bed.” — justAnotherMuffledVo.
“There was a picture in my phone of me sleeping. I live alone.” — guztaluz.
“The last thing I saw was my alarm clock flashing 12:07 before she pushed her long rotting nails through my chest, her other hand muffling my screams.
I sat bolt upright, relieved it was only a dream, but as I saw my alarm clock read 12:06, I heard my closet door creak open.” — jmperson.
“It sat on my shelf, with thoughtless porcelain eyes and the prettiest pink doll dress I could find. Why did she have to be born still?” — Horseseverywhere.
“You get home, tired after a long day’s work and ready for a relaxing night alone. You reach for the light switch, but another hand is already there.” — Unknown.
“I kiss my wife and daughter goodnight before I go to sleep. When I wake up, I’m in a padded room and the nurses tell me it was just a dream.” — StoryTellerBob.
“After working a hard day, I came home to see my girlfriend cradling our child. I didn’t know which was more frightening, seeing my dead girlfriend and stillborn child, or knowing that someone broke into my apartment to place them there.” — Cobaltcollapse.
“She asked why I was breathing so heavily. I wasn’t.” — Calamitosity.
“A girl heard her mom yell her name from downstairs, so she got up and started to head down. As she got to the stairs, her mom pulled her into her room and said “I heard that, too.” — Drrd777.
“Growing up with cats and dogs, I got used to the sounds of scratching at my door while I slept. Now that I live alone, it is much more unsettling.” — Miami_Metro.
“He was huddled in a cave in the middle of the night when a pack of wolves gathered at the entrance.
They started howling and snarling, but not at him.” — DrunkenPeon.