Lost in the Halls

Recently, I have been having a series of nightmares and hallucinations. I can’t explain why I am having such vivid dreams because I do not know why. This was the first of my nightmares, the start of it all. These dreams do not feel like dreams. The only reason I know...

Their Child

It all started with a vivid dream. I was in a super market picking out groceries for the upcoming week. I never knew what it was about that place, but I always felt comfortable there. Meandering about the winding isles, I would often find myself thinking deeply about...

Sleep Study

It’s not unheard of for a doctor to lie to a patient. In my fifteen years as a physician, I can count the number of times I’ve lied to a patient on a single hand. Unfortunately, today marked an occasion when I was less than truthful to someone who implicitly trusted...

11 Miles Ritual Performance

I’m a married man with four daughters. I’ve never been one of those weirdos who tries to summon demons or ghosts or anything. Even in my teen years I was never into that sort of stuff. I was more of a sports guy. I wish more of my kids were. I only heard...

White Shrouded Torso

White Shrouded Torso Imagine being on your porch late at night. When all of a sudden you start to feel a severe tightening in your chest, breathing becomes arduous like someone is squeezing you, and there’s this humming numbness swiftly spreading from your shoulders...

Her

I’m sorry. For whatever happened, I’m sorry, but I just can’t fight anymore. I’m tired and I understand that there is no escape. I don’t know what will happen or even why, but you are my parents and I love you, so you deserve the best explanation that I can give. It...