A Musical Unraveling

All of you must have read the story of the “Pied Piper”. If you haven’t, then I suggest you do. If you don’t want to, here’s a brief summary: Well, the Pied Piper originates from the town Hamelin, in Europe. When Hamelin was attacked by plague, a...

How Does the Story End?

The three of us sit together outside my backyard, beer bottles spread all around our little triangle. Crumbled-up wrappers of our favorite Dominican sandwich joint accompany those same Coronas. I personally prefer Modelo, but all Santiago brought us were some...

Temple of Whispers

My native place is Ramapayanur, a small village in Erode district, India. But I currently live in Chennai, my grandparents still live there. My father migrated to Chennai long back but my grandparents stayed in the village. They had nice house and also owned lot of...

Lacey May

Lacey May I’m not too sure how to start this. Where do you start with an event which ruined your entire life? I should mention, I am not insane. Contrary to what I’ve been diagnosed as and what the nurses all say…I know I’m not insane. I feel...

Of Cursed Minds and Shadow

Many would have thought the rumor absurd, the idea that a man such as Philip Lockehart could perform an act so cold and so cruel as to slay his own brother is still ludicrous in the minds of many, but citing from what he has told me I can say nothing other than that...

Fires in the Fog

“The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown.” H. P. Lovecraft Hello my name is Simon and I come from a small european country. I live in a village high up in the east central Alps...

How Can I Help You?

I think the only way I can help now, is to tell you what I remember… I moved to a new city for school and honestly the neighborhood I lived in was pretty bad. Bad enough that it was not a matter of if I would get robbed, but when I would get robbed. It was just...