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"The Curse of the Full Moon"

The Ghost Story

By LeasaPublished 2 months ago 3 min read
"The Curse of the Full Moon"
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It was a dark and stormy night. The full moon shone bright in the sky, casting an eerie glow over the small town of Ravenswood. The streets were deserted, as everyone had long since retreated to the safety of their homes. But for one young couple, the night would prove to be anything but safe.

As they walked hand in hand through the deserted streets, they couldn't shake the feeling that they were being watched. They quickened their pace, eager to reach the safety of their home. But their sense of dread only grew stronger as they neared the old, abandoned mansion on the outskirts of town.

The couple had heard the rumors of the curse that plagued the mansion. It was said that on the night of a full moon, the ghost of the mansion's former owner would return to haunt its halls. But the couple had shrugged off the stories as nothing more than old wives tales.

But as they passed the mansion, they heard a blood-curdling scream coming from within its walls. They froze in terror, unsure of what to do. Suddenly, the front door of the mansion burst open and a figure dressed in tattered clothes appeared. The ghostly apparition let out another scream, causing the couple to run for their lives.

They didn't stop running until they reached the safety of their home. But the memory of the ghostly figure stayed with them, haunting their dreams for many nights to come.

The couple tried to put the incident behind them, but they couldn't shake the feeling that they were being watched. They soon discovered that they were not the only ones to have encountered the ghost. Others in the town had reported similar encounters, all on the night of a full moon.

As the couple delved deeper into the curse of the mansion, they learned of the tragic history of its former owner. He had been a wealthy businessman who had made his fortune through unscrupulous means. But his greed had ultimately led to his downfall, as he had been betrayed by those closest to him. In a fit of rage, he had cursed the mansion and all who entered it on the night of a full moon.

Desperate to break the curse, the couple turned to a local spiritualist for help. She informed them that the only way to break the curse was to confront the ghost and ask for forgiveness.

The couple returned to the mansion on the next full moon, armed with the spiritualist's guidance. As they entered the mansion, the ghost appeared before them. But this time, instead of running in fear, the couple faced the ghost and asked for forgiveness.

To their surprise, the ghost's wrathful countenance softened and he granted them forgiveness. The curse was lifted and the ghost disappeared into the ether.

The couple returned to their normal lives, but they never forgot the terrifying encounter they had with the ghost of the full moon. They had faced their fears and emerged victorious, but the memory of the curse of the full moon would always linger in their minds.

However, the couple soon began to notice strange occurrences happening in their home. They would hear eerie noises coming from the darkness, and see ghostly figures in the corner of their eyes. The couple began to feel trapped in their own home and were unable to shake off the feeling of being watched.

They decided to seek help again, this time from a renowned paranormal investigator. The investigator found that the ghost of the former owner was still lingering in the couple's home, and that his spirit was not at rest. He had not completely lifted the curse, but instead had transferred it to the couple's home.

The investigator was able to perform a ritual that helped the ghost to finally find peace and the curse was lifted completely. The couple finally felt free and safe in their own home. They were able to live their lives without fear of the ghostly presence that had haunted them for so long.

The couple never returned to the mansion again. They never wanted to risk encountering the ghost again, but they were grateful for the lessons they had learned. They were reminded that sometimes the past cannot be escaped, but with courage and determination, one can overcome even the most haunting of curses.

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About the Creator


Name: Leasa


Location: India

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