Nocturne in Black and Gold

Reading Time: 9 minutes “Nocturne in Black and Gold” exists in some poetic world outside of reality and yet—feels easily relatable. This story bypasses your flesh and bone and gets right into your soul. What happens when your doctor is a tiger?

The Leviathan

Reading Time: 26 minutes A seemingly simple solution to a backyard problem quickly gets out of hand.

Interlude In Gehenna

Reading Time: 18 minutes He should have killed the man when he had the chance. Now there was nothing to do but wait for retribution in a town just a shade removed from hell.

A Voice From the Past

Reading Time: 18 minutes The young archaeologist Edward Campbell, is obsessed with the idea of knowing what happened to his father, who died years earlier while exploring an unknown tomb he discovered in an isolated area of Egypt.

Auschwitz Dancer

Reading Time: 16 minutes The spirit of famous Jewish ballet dancer, Franceska Mann, is stuck in time in a parallel dimension in 1943 at Auschwitz Concentration Camp, Poland.


Reading Time: 8 minutes In 1921, a London painter’s encounter with a beautiful Romanian woman leads to a portrait sitting with hellish consequences.

Clean Slate

Reading Time: 21 minutes On a Saturday morning, Grace Merritt vomits up a pocket watch that she’s never seen before.


Reading Time: 3 minutes This is the tale of a young photographer looking to catch her big break by capturing the perfect shot in the woods supposedly haunted by the ‘Snow Witch’.

(Image provided by Jessica Turner)


Reading Time: 5 minutes In this short historical horror, a soldier on WWI’s Western Front struggles with the enormity and guilt of having volunteered to enlist.

Those Halcyon Days

Reading Time: 4 minutes We had spent the winter together, sleeping on ice caps, pointing out constellations far above us in the sky.

Speed of Shadow

Reading Time: 16 minutes When a mysterious, dark figure keeps up with a family’s car at highway speeds, one little girl must inform her dad of the danger before it’s too late.

Mortimer the Maus

Reading Time: 14 minutes In “Mortimer The Maus,” Picco conveys the childhood terror of becoming lost in a large crowd, and the perils of being found by something else.

Mother Worked Nights

Reading Time: 5 minutes A boy struggles to come to terms with his absentee mother. His father insists it’s due to her busy work schedule, but something doesn’t seem right.

Playing House

Reading Time: 5 minutes Three sisters play a dangerous game in a house which mysteriously appeared–and which could vanish again at any moment.

Arachno Thank You

Reading Time: 5 minutes Thomas makes progress with his shrink, but the process of opening up and sharing his dreams has an unintended effect.


Reading Time: 14 minutes Sarah moves back to her old stomping grounds and buried memories return to haunt her. The only way to exorcise them is to face them head on, but she’s not sure if she’s ready to shine a light on the horror that lies within.

Second Bite

Reading Time: 4 minutes A dentist with a dark family history receives a request to fit a patient with a very unique set of teeth.