Terrifying 30-Word Horror Stories That Will Keep You Up At Night.

People on Reddit were asked: "What's the scariest thing you can write in 30 words or less?" These are some of the scariest answers.



2/27 A child plays in his room. His mother calls him to the kitchen, but halfway down the stairs he hears his mother again: Dont go, I heard it too.

girltiredofwaiting

3/27 ...But it was too late - his bare naked foot hastily descended to the ground and landed upon the stray lego brick with almost inhuman force.

ageown

4/27 I gazed up and saw, one by one, the stars were going out.

MeteorKing

5/27 Sometimes, when you're asleep, I like to play Russian Roulette with the both of us...

scherz0

6/27 "May I present to the jury your past months internet history."

Kwiatkowski

7/27 You just woke up...and you're three hours late for your final exam worth 50% of your grade.

rage_five

8/27 All right, he's under. Scalpel.

fapingtoyourpost

9/27 A babysitter calls the children's parents to ask if she can move the clown statue out of the living room. "What statue?"

Lawrendene


10/27 "Don't blink! Don't even blink! Blink and you're dead. They are fast, faster than you could ever believe! Don't turn your back, don't look away and don't blink! Good Luck!"

homicidalmunky66

11/27 Don't turn around. They don't like to be seen.

kevinabox

12/27 "Happy anniversary, Marie."

He is carrying flowers and a sad little smile. I smile back at him, shaking my head.

"Have we met?"

penguelec

13/27 "This forest is pretty scary."

"At least you don't have to walk back alone."

djtheninja

14/27 Trekking through the meadow, when I discover a cave. The wall is carved with hundreds of names; teenage graffiti everywhere. Under scrutiny it daunts me. The names are all mine.

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15/27 I was buried in the earth with only a tube for air and an IV in my arm for nutrients. I couldn't die if I wanted to.

Chazboski

16/27 "And that, children, is how George Bush got his third and fourth terms."

doc_daneeka

17/27 I put your children under my skin if you want them back you have to come in.

InnocuousPenis

18/27 You see that space in your window where the blinds don't cover? He's watching you through there.

But don't look, don't look. He doesn't like being watched.

aablmd82


19/27 I toss and turn in bed. Nothing seems to help. As I roll on my stomach, and dangle my hand over the bed, hot, moist breath meets my palm.

Dobeymaster

20/27 "We've finished burning the last book sir"

scherz0

21/27 Five years since the crash, and you can't forget that stranger's face. Those lips formed her final words, "This isn't the first time you killed me."

rockabilly_pete

22/27 And then I awoke and there was my manhood in between the scissors blades.

ubrkifix

23/27 Prepare your anus.

Goryidiot13

24/27 She locked the door and pulled out of the driveway. The silhouette of her husband waved from the bedroom window.

Later, she realizes he's been away on business for weeks.

Dtoppy

25/27 As a you walk through the dark to your front door you hear someone whisper "please run, I'll enjoy it more."

Ramartin95

26/27 Dried and crusted yellow eyes, patches of red muscle hang flaccidly from his face. In a nauseous stupor you reach out to touch the beast, and feel cold hard glass.

Churchill92

27/27 The darkness grew slowly, consuming the room. I struggled but it was as if there was a great weight on my chest. I could feel them crawling all over me.

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