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Whispers in the Dark

A Tale of Isolation and Fear

By Anonymous ShadowsPublished about a year ago 3 min read
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The Isolated House in the Forest

Once upon a time, there was a man who lived in a large isolated house in the heart of the forest. He used to spend his days writing stories and reading books. One day, while he was writing, he began to feel uneasy. The house seemed so silent and dark, with only the slight rustling of leaves in the wind to break the silence.

The Unexplained Phenomena

As days went by, the man began to notice something strange. The books he kept in order on the bookshelf were increasingly out of place, chairs were moved, and objects seemed to move by themselves. But what scared him the most was the feeling of being watched, as if someone or something was looking at him from behind the shadows.

The Voice and the Contorted Lines

One evening, while writing at his desk, he heard a noise coming from the other side of the bedroom door. He got up quickly to check, but there was nothing unusual in the room. However, when he returned to his desk, he saw that his sheet of paper had been moved and the pen had been violently thrown to the floor. The room felt cold, almost freezing, and the man felt a sense of panic that tightened his throat.

The man sat at his desk, his eyes glued to the page in front of him as he scribbled, filling it with intricate lines of text. He stopped for a moment to stretch his back, but as he did, a cold shiver ran down his spine. The hairs on the back of his neck stood up, and he could feel a strange presence in the room with him.

He tried to ignore it and went back to writing, but the feeling wouldn't go away. It only grew stronger every passing minute, until he could no longer ignore it. He turned towards the door, but it was securely closed, and he was all alone in the room.

Suddenly, a voice whispered in his ear. It was a low, guttural voice, full of threat and malice. "You should leave this place," the voice said. "It's not safe here."

The man felt a chill run down his spine as he turned, but there was no one there. He turned back to his desk, and his heart skipped a beat. The paper he was writing on was now covered in strange contorted lines, almost as if they had been written by a different hand.

The Final Night

He reached out to touch the paper, but as he did, the room grew colder. The windows creaked in their frames, and the door opened creaking, as if inviting him to leave.

The man hesitated for a moment, but then curiosity got the better of him. He approached the door, his heart pounding in his chest. He looked out into the darkness, but there was nothing there. No movement, no sound, nothing but the unsettling silence of the forest.

Suddenly, he heard the voice again, this time stronger and more insistent. "Leave this place," it said. "Go away or suffer the consequences."

The man's heart raced as he stumbled back into the room. He looked around, his eyes wide with fear, but there was no one there. He was alone in the room, with only the strange contorted lines on the sheet of paper to keep him company.

As days went by, the voice grew louder and more insistent. It spoke to him in his dreams, whispering dark secrets and twisted truths that sent chills down his spine. The man felt as if he were losing his mind, as if the walls of the house were closing in around him.

One night, while lying in bed, the voice spoke to him again. This time it was stronger, more threatening. "You can't leave," it said. "You are trapped here, forever."

From that moment on, the man was never.

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About the Creator

Anonymous Shadows

This horror writer is a mysterious enigma, famous for his dark and terrifying works. His true identity is unknown, and he avoids public appearances.

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  • Salvatore Ficcaabout a year ago

    Original

  • Mariarosaria Buonpaneabout a year ago

    Wow

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