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"The Midnight Ride: A Taxidriver's Real Horror Story"

"The Haunting of Ashok in Guntur"

By AshokPublished 2 months ago 3 min read
 "The Midnight Ride: A Taxidriver's Real Horror Story"
Photo by Johan Funke on Unsplash

In the bustling city of Guntur, amidst the chaos of traffic and the cacophony of voices, there lived a taxidriver named Ashok. With his weathered taxi, he navigated the labyrinthine streets, ferrying passengers to their destinations day and night. However, beneath his stoic facade, Ashok harbored a chilling secret—a secret that would haunt him forever.

It began on a moonless night, when Ashok received a call for a pickup from a remote corner of the city. The voice on the other end was low and raspy, sending a shiver down his spine, but he brushed aside his unease, attributing it to fatigue.

As he arrived at the designated location, Ashok found himself in front of an old, dilapidated mansion shrouded in darkness. The air was heavy with an oppressive silence, broken only by the distant hoot of an owl. Ignoring the warning bells ringing in his mind, Ashok stepped out of his taxi and approached the looming structure.

A figure emerged from the shadows—a woman cloaked in a tattered sari, her face obscured by the veil of night. Without a word, she climbed into the backseat of Ashok's taxi, her presence sending a chill through the air.

As they embarked on their journey, Ashok couldn't shake the feeling of unease that gnawed at his insides. The woman remained silent, her gaze fixed on the road ahead, but Ashok sensed something lurking beneath the surface—a darkness that threatened to consume them both.

As they traversed the deserted streets, strange occurrences began to unfold. Shadows danced at the periphery of Ashok's vision, and whispers echoed through the confines of the taxi, their words unintelligible yet undeniably menacing.

Desperate to break the suffocating silence, Ashok attempted to engage the woman in conversation, but she remained steadfastly silent, her eyes betraying nothing of her inner turmoil.

It wasn't long before they reached their destination—a desolate cemetery on the outskirts of the city. The woman instructed Ashok to wait while she tended to her business, disappearing into the darkness without a backward glance.

Left alone with his thoughts, Ashok's unease grew into full-blown terror as the minutes stretched into hours. Time seemed to warp and distort, the darkness pressing in from all sides, suffocating him with its malevolent presence.

Just as Ashok was on the verge of fleeing into the night, the woman reappeared, her features twisted into a mask of rage. Without a word, she climbed back into the taxi, her movements jerky and erratic.

As they sped away from the cemetery, Ashok's heart pounded in his chest, his mind reeling with fear and confusion. The streets blurred together in a haze of headlights and shadows, the world outside the taxi becoming nothing more than a fleeting nightmare.

Suddenly, the woman spoke—a single word that sent chills down Ashok's spine. "Home," she whispered, her voice laced with an otherworldly menace.

With a sinking feeling in the pit of his stomach, Ashok realized that he was no longer in control of the situation. The taxi hurtled through the night, its destination unknown as if guided by some unseen force.

As they approached the outskirts of the city, Ashok's worst fears were realized—the woman's true identity was revealed, her ghostly form shimmering in the darkness. She was a vengeful spirit, bound to the mortal realm by unfinished business, and Ashok was nothing more than a pawn in her twisted game.

With a final, bone-chilling scream, the woman vanished into the night, leaving Ashok alone and trembling in his taxi. The echoes of her haunting laughter lingered in the air, a chilling reminder of the horrors he had witnessed.

From that day forth, Ashok swore never to speak of the harrowing ordeal he had endured—a tale too terrifying to be believed, too real to be forgotten. And as he drove through the streets of Guntur, he couldn't shake the feeling that he was being watched, that the vengeful spirit of the taxidriver's real horror story still lurked in the shadows, waiting to claim its next victim.


About the Creator


Hi, I'm Ashok, and I'm from India. I'm really good at art and digital marketing, and I've been doing it for six years. Nice to meet you all!

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