Scary Story #92
I’m on a killing spree at the fifth zombie now.
But why are they all coming to my front door with candy bags?
Scary Story #93
I was video chatting and dropped my phone on the floor as I picked it up my husband’s face changed.
he held his hands to his lips as if saying to be quiet and to my horror, he wrote: “there’s a man under your bed.”
Scary Story #94
When I found a box of videotapes buried in the back of my dad’s closet, I thought I knew what they were.
I realized how wrong I was when I hit play, and the screaming started.
Scary Story #95
As I tried to order something weird on the dark web for the first time, I realized how truly dangerous it was.
The shady website already had my image, address, credit card and personal details saved in the order form.
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Scary Story #96
I received a call from my doctor, verifying that the lumps on my chest weren’t tumours.
They were eggs.
Scary Story #97
I used to think the scariest thing you could see on your doorstep at 3am was a crazed killer with a knife.
Until I saw the two solemn-faced police officers and remembered my daughter wasn’t back from her night out yet.
Scary Story #98
According to the computer’s readouts, the astronaut’s oxygen gave out five days ago.
So why were they still screaming?
Scary Story #99
From afar, the doll looked just like her.
From close up, she could see it was made out of her lost teeth and dead skin.
Scary Story #100
“Dad…please take Mr. Puggles to the dentist,” my 5-year-old daughter told me her teddy bear has ‘gum pain’ for the 7th time this week.
Realizing how cute she is, today I played dentist with her and her teddy only to find a set of bloodied rotting teeth inside the lifeless teddy bear.
Feeling creeped out yet after going through these two sentence horror stories? I know I won’t be getting any sleep tonight. But I do hope you get some well-deserved sleep and the creature that hides in the darkness of your closet gets to watch you again tonight. Just kidding!
Or am I?
Crawling out of the grave
Most people love horror stories. Whether you read it, hear it, or watch it, horror stories have a unique relationship with our psychology and emotions. Whether it’s vampires, werewolves, zombies, skinwalkers, wendigos, creepy mythical creatures, or psycho killers, horror stories capture our imagination and take us to a world that we might never experience in reality. These not only scare us but also make us feel excited.
Whether you are a fan of Stephen King or H. P. Lovecraft or even these two sentence horror stories, reading a scary story, especially in the dark of the night, release a good load of dopamine in our brains that boost the feelings of pleasure and activates our body for something exciting.
Feeling scared through a fictional story enables us to explore the deepest corners of our fear while being in a safe and controlled environment.
As we invest ourselves in this spooky fictional world, we experience a sudden rush of excitement by pretending to face and overcoming a great evil along with the protagonist of the story.
Horror stories are designed to create an atmosphere of suspense and terror inside our heads and we can quickly escape that terrifying world simply by closing the book. This ability to escape the real world as well as the scary fictional world whenever we want makes horror stories even more exciting and popular.
Happy nightmares folks!