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It was Saturday. I came home from church and my grandpa went to a different church. He was talking to a lady but the lady didn't understand him. The lady
The porcelain doll that sat on Chrystal’s window sill scared her every time she looked at it. It’s empty eyes cast upon pure judgment. She begged her
It was the night before halloween, it was like most october nights, cold and damp. The wind howeled as two employees started a long shift in the call center.
I was running for dear life. Come on Liz, this is your time to shine. You've trained for this, I thought to myself. I ran and ran until I felt the yellow
Rachel, a 16-year-old was home alone for the first time. Her parents were on vacation for three days. After a few hours of television and computer games,
Are you coming along? asked Ryan. In a minute, I just wanna look at my candy so far, Ry! replied Anna briskly, rummaging through her candy sack. It was
One cold winter's day, a poor woman and her baby girl were seen walking the streets of a small town. They were hungry and tired but they had no money and
In the darkest room of the darkest house on Plonty Island sits a boy named Andrew. Not a single light is on in the entire house and not a single ray on
Sometimes, at night, I can still see them. Those two kids, with their haunting blue eyes and their ragged clothes and twisted expressions. They visit me
On Halloween at about 5:00, Lisa and her friends were hiking up hollow Hill when a noise startled then. They glanced around and saw some wolves feasting
Not long ago there was a young woman named sally who was university. One night after studying chemistry, Sally was hanging out with her friends. They
There were two college roommates, Sarah and Emily that were studying in the library at their college. It was getting late but they were cramming for an