Tag: scary short story

A Promise Kept

Jenny raced out of her house, car keys in her hand, and dressed as if embarking on an adventure in the tundra.  Before getting into her Prius, she noticed a tiny, shivering boy sitting alone by the side of the road. “Nicky, did you miss the bus again?” “I’m sorry, Aunt Jenny.  I was making…

The Ninja, The Super Hero, And The Old Lady

The big night had arrived:  Halloween!  This year was special.  For the first time, Liam and Sally were going trick or treating on their own. To be honest, I’m wasn’t a big fan of the idea.  Liam wasn’t quite eleven yet, and Sally was only seven.  They approached my husband and I earlier in the…