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Haunted House

A Terrifying Encounter with the Supernatural

By kokulan mPublished about a year ago 3 min read
Haunted House
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It was a dark and stormy night, and the only light came from the flickering candles in the windows of an old, decrepit mansion on the hill. The wind was howling through the trees, and the rain was coming down in sheets, creating the perfect atmosphere for a horror story. This is the setting for our spine-chilling tale of a young woman named Sarah, who is summoned to the mansion by its mysterious owner, a reclusive billionaire named Alexander Blackwood, to catalog his vast collection of occult artifacts.

Sarah, who has always been fascinated by the supernatural, jumps at the opportunity to work in the Blackwood mansion. But as she approaches the door, a feeling of unease washes over her. The house seems to radiate an aura of malevolence, as if it were alive and watching her every move.

As she is led through the dimly-lit halls by the mansion's old butler, Sarah can't shake the feeling that she is being watched. She looks around, but sees nothing out of the ordinary. Still, the hairs on the back of her neck stand on end.

Finally, they arrive at a large, ornate door at the end of a long corridor. The butler opens it, revealing a room filled with shelves upon shelves of strange and ancient books, artifacts, and trinkets. Sarah's eyes widen with wonder as she walks around the room, taking in the collection. But as she reaches for a book, a cold hand closes around her wrist. She turns to see Alexander Blackwood standing behind her, a twisted grin on his face.

He tells her that she is not to touch anything, and that she will be leaving the next day. Sarah is confused, but doesn't want to push her luck so she agrees.

That night, as Sarah lies in bed, she hears strange noises coming from the halls. She tries to ignore them, but they grow louder and more insistent. Finally, she can't take it anymore and gets up to investigate.

As she walks down the corridor, she sees a figure standing at the end of the hallway. It's Alexander Blackwood, and he is holding something in his hand. As she gets closer, she sees that it is a dagger, covered in blood. He tells her that the artifacts in the room are cursed and that he must sacrifice someone every year to appease the spirits. And now, it's her turn.

Sarah tries to run, but Blackwood is too fast. He catches her and drags her back to the room with the artifacts. She fights and screams, but he is too strong. He ties her to a chair, and begins to chant in a language she doesn't understand. The artifacts in the room begin to glow, and she feels a cold, creeping dread fill her body.

Just as Blackwood is about to plunge the dagger into her heart, a bolt of lightning strikes the mansion, setting it ablaze. Sarah is able to break free and runs out of the burning building.

She never speaks of her experience in the Blackwood mansion again, but she never forgets the terror she felt that night. And to this day, some say that on dark and stormy nights, you can still hear the screams of the sacrifices coming from the ruins of the mansion on the hill.

This "Haunted House" story is sure to send shivers down your spine with its eerie setting, supernatural occurrences, and a hint of sacrifice.

And to this day, some say that on dark and stormy nights, you can still hear the screams of the sacrifices coming from the ruins of the mansion on the hill.


About the Creator

kokulan m

My name is Kokulan. I am a passionate writer and storyteller. I have always been fascinated by the unknown and the mysterious, and this love for the macabre has led me to write horror stories.

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