The Ghost Town Letters

Diary of Daniel Chester, Mayor of Snake’s Rock City June 27th, 1866 Upon my election to this position, I was under no illusion that it was a place of greatness. As the only man in town over 21 with a proper education, I did not even have an opponent. I was reminded of...

Marco Polo

You know the game Marco Polo, right? One person walks around with a blindfold or with their eyes closed and repeatedly calls out “Marco”, and all the other players respond with “Polo” (usually in the quietest voice they can muster) while trying...

Forgive Me

It still seemed like only yesterday that Louise was reported missing. Even after five years. Five years ago to the day, in fact. June is always the worst month of the year for me. More so on this day: June 17th. This is the day that I lost her. My best friend. My...

The Empress

When I was a kid, I would spend my free time looking at my mother’s tarot cards. I could spend hours and hours just looking at the lively colored figures, they were all so enticingly beautiful that I couldn’t stop myself from wanting to hold them in my...

I was Alone

Blackness suffocated the room, swallowing any light that attempted to shine. I opened my eyes as wide as I could, but not a single thing was visible. Yet somehow I knew that I was not alone. Just minutes ago, I lived in a world of color and vibrance. I had been able...

The Dream

Dreams are a weird thing, but they can be even weirder when something or someone takes them over. Everything seems so normal, but then it all starts. At first it’s subtle, a strange man in a strange black robe, with a face empty of eyes, just empty sockets that...