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The Mirror

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By Girija ArumugamPublished 4 months ago 5 min read
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Once upon a time, there was a cursed mirror that hung in an old mansion. The mansion was abandoned for many years and the mirror was the only thing left inside. People who entered the mansion never came out, and rumours began to spread that the mirror was cursed and whoever looked into it would die.

Years passed and a group of friends decided to explore the old mansion and find out if the rumours were true. When they entered the mansion, they found the cursed mirror hanging on the wall. Despite the warnings, one of the friends decided to look into the mirror.

To their horror, the friend's reflection did not appear in the mirror. Instead, a figure of a hooded woman appeared, with eyes that glowed red. Suddenly, the friend felt a sharp pain in their chest and fell to the floor, dead.

The remaining friends quickly realised that the mirror was indeed cursed and had taken the life of their friend. They tried to escape the mansion but found that the doors were locked from the outside. They were trapped, and the mirror continued to kill one by one, until only one person was left.

The last surviving friend discovered that the hooded figure in the mirror was the ghost of a woman who had been murdered in the mansion many years ago. The ghost had cursed the mirror, trapping the souls of those who looked into it and using their life force to keep her ghostly form alive.

In a desperate attempt to break the curse and free the trapped souls, the last surviving friend destroyed the mirror, causing the ghost to disappear forever. The mansion was finally at peace, and the cursed mirror was no more.

But the story of the cursed mirror didn't end there. It is said that pieces of the broken mirror were collected by a mysterious antique collector who believed that the curse still lingered. The collector displayed the pieces of the mirror in his shop, but strange things began to happen.

People who entered the shop started to report feeling a chill down their spine and hearing strange whispers. Some claimed to see a hooded figure in the shadows, others reported seeing their reflection in the pieces of the mirror, only to see it disappear moments later.

One night, the antique shop caught fire and burned to the ground. The pieces of the cursed mirror were never found, and it is said that they were scattered across the world, each carrying a piece of the curse with them.

To this day, people still report strange occurrences and unexplained deaths, linked to the cursed mirror. Some say that the ghost of the murdered woman still haunts the world, seeking revenge on those who dare to look into the broken pieces of her mirror.

The story of the cursed mirror serves as a warning to never look into the unknown, for it may cost you your life.


Years passed and the story of the cursed mirror faded into folklore, a mere tale told to scare children. But one day, a young woman stumbled upon an old antique shop and found a piece of the mirror for sale. She was intrigued by the story of the curse and felt drawn to the piece. She bought it, not knowing the danger that lay ahead.

As soon as she brought the piece of the mirror home, strange things began to happen. The room grew colder, and she heard whispers in the dark. She tried to ignore it, thinking it was her imagination playing tricks on her. But when she looked into the piece of the mirror, she saw the hooded figure, the same one described in the story.

The young woman soon realised that the curse was real and that she had to find a way to break it. She learned that the curse could only be broken if all the pieces of the mirror were brought together and destroyed. With determination, she set out on a journey to find the other pieces.

It was a dangerous journey, filled with challenges and obstacles. But with each piece she found, the whispers grew louder, and the hooded figure appeared more often. Finally, with all the pieces in her possession, she brought them to the antique shop where she had bought the first piece and burned them, breaking the curse once and for all.

The young woman was never seen again, and the story of the cursed mirror passed into legend once more. But those who knew the truth, knew that the curse had been broken, and the ghost of the murdered woman was finally at peace.

The story of the cursed mirror serves as a reminder of the dangers that exist in the world and the consequences of our actions. For those who dare to look into the unknown, it is a warning that some things are best left undiscovered.

But the story of the cursed mirror did not truly end there. It is said that one day, a young boy stumbled upon a mysterious box in his attic. When he opened the box, he found a single piece of the cursed mirror inside. Despite the warnings and stories he had heard about the curse, the boy was curious and decided to look into the mirror.

To his surprise, the hooded figure did not appear. Instead, he saw a vision of his future, one filled with happiness and success. The boy was amazed and couldn't believe his luck. He kept the piece of the mirror with him always, never straying too far from it.

But as time passed, the boy noticed that the visions he saw in the mirror started to change. They became darker, and he saw himself making choices that led to a path of destruction and misery. The boy tried to change his future, but no matter what he did, the visions in the mirror never changed.

One day, the boy finally realized the truth. The visions he saw in the mirror were not a glimpse of his future, but a warning of the consequences of his actions. The curse had not been broken after all, and the ghost of the murdered woman was still trapped within the mirror, seeking revenge on those who dared to look into it.

The boy quickly destroyed the piece of the mirror, hoping to break the curse once and for all. But it is said that even today, fragments of the cursed mirror still exist, waiting for those foolish enough to look into them and pay the price for their curiosity.

The story of the cursed mirror serves as a cautionary tale, a reminder of the power of the unknown and the dangers that exist in the world. For those who dare to look into the mirror, it is a warning that some things are best left undiscovered.


"For those who dare to look into the unknown, it is a warning that some things are best left undiscovered."


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