12 Scary Two-Sentence Stories More Frightening Than Any Movie
Fear is humanity’s oldest and strongest emotion. For centuries, people have been telling scary stories that instill the deepest, darkest fear into us- whether through long, terrifying novels, film, or television, the feeling of fear is like no other. Fear generated from our imaginations is the strongest type of fear- and that’s what makes these subtle short, sentence-long stories incredibly scary. Can you read all of them without shivering in fright?
They drilled two holes into my concrete tomb: one right above my mouth to prevent suffocation and another near my arm so my body could be kept alive through IV feeding. I couldn’t die even if I wanted to.
I have no mouth. And I must scream.
“Care for some milk in your coffee?” As he closed the fridge she caught a glimpse of what looked like a face.
The last man on Earth sat alone in a room. There was a knock on the door.
A young girl is playing in her bedroom when she hears her mother call to her from the kitchen, so she runs downstairs to meet her mother.
As she’s running through the hallway, the door to the cupboard under the stairs opens, and a hand reaches out and pulls her in. It’s her mother. She whispers to the child,
“Don’t go into the kitchen. I heard it too.”
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.
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.
Don’t be scared of the monsters, just look for them. Look to your left, to your right, under your bed, behind your dresser, in your closet but never look up, she hates being seen.
The doctors told the amputee he might experience a phantom limb from time to time. Nobody prepared him for the moments though, when he felt cold fingers brush across his phantom hand.
They delivered the mannequins in bubble wrap. From the main room I begin to hear popping.
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?
I just saw my reflection blink.