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Screams in the Dark: A Horror Thriller


By Tanay LonarePublished 4 months ago 3 min read
Screams in the Dark: A Horror Thriller
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It was a dark and stormy night when the young couple, Emily and David, pulled up to the old abandoned house at the edge of town. Emily had inherited the property from her grandfather and she was eager to start fixing it up and turn it into a bed and breakfast. David, her husband, was less enthusiastic about the idea, but he was willing to help out for the sake of their future.

As they stepped out of the car and into the rain, they could already feel a sense of unease settling in. The house was tall and imposing, with broken windows and a sagging roof. Emily tried to shake off the feeling of dread as they made their way inside.

The inside of the house was in even worse condition than the outside. Cobwebs hung from the ceilings and the floorboards creaked underfoot. The walls were peeling and the wallpaper was torn. David was already regretting coming along and he let out a deep sigh.

Emily, however, was determined to make the best of it. She wanted to explore every room and get a feel for the place. As she started up the staircase, David called out to her. "Emily, wait!" he shouted, "I think I heard something."

They both froze, listening intently for any signs of movement. At first, there was nothing but the sound of the rain pattering against the roof. But then, they heard it again. A low, guttural growl.

David grabbed Emily's hand and pulled her back down the staircase. "We need to get out of here," he said. "This place is not safe."

But as they tried to make their way back to the front door, they heard more growls coming from different parts of the house. It was as if the walls themselves were alive and trying to keep them trapped inside.

Emily's fear was palpable and she was on the verge of panic. David tried to calm her down, but he was just as scared as she was. They made their way to the kitchen and huddled in the corner, trying to think of a plan.

As they sat there in the dark, they heard the growls getting closer. They could hear the sound of footsteps pounding against the floorboards. And then, the screams started. Horrifying, blood-curdling screams that seemed to come from all around them.

David and Emily huddled together, trying to block out the sounds of the screams and the growls. They knew they had to get out of the house, but they were too afraid to move.

Just as they thought they couldn't take it anymore, the screams and the growls suddenly stopped. The silence was almost worse than the noise, as they sat there in the dark, waiting for something to happen.

Suddenly, the front door burst open and two figures stumbled inside. It was their friends, Sarah and Mark, who had come to help search for them. They had heard the screams and followed the sound to the house.

The four of them stumbled out into the rain, grateful to be out of the house. But as they drove away, Emily couldn't shake the feeling that something was still following them.

Days later, as they tried to piece together what had happened in the house, they discovered that the property had a dark history. It was said to be haunted by the spirits of former residents who had been murdered by a madman who lived in the house years before.

Screams in the Dark is a horror thriller that will have you on the edge of your seat. With its creepy atmosphere and frightening scenes


About the Creator

Tanay Lonare

Hi there! I'm a passionate writer with a love for all things storytelling. My aim is to entertain and inform, , I hope to inspire and engage my readers. So sit back, relax, and join me on this journey through the written word!

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