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An encounter with the unknown

I kept running. As fast as my legs could take. Breathing heavily, panting, as the shadows swept past by. Something felt wrong, amiss. Something was following me, matching my pace, feet to feet. It felt like a nightmare. A moment back, I was at the dinner table, and a second later I am running for

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Bless me, Father for I Have Sinned

The door to the confessional opened, the light burned my eyes and I squinted. I heard the person sit, and I waited. “What have you come to confess, my child,” I said, listening to the heavy breathing in the booth next to me. “It’s okay, you are among God now.” “Forgive me father, for I

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An Ominous Crescendo

I do not believe in ghosts, never did. But something strange happened that night, which changed my views about them entirely. I was 16 when, one June, my family moved to a new house, hidden behind trees, high-ceilinged and replete with corridors. This sudden gift of space was not before time. Ours, in fact, was

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I Couldn’t, But He Lived

I can smell something rotting around me, maybe it is me. I am not sure anymore after what happened tonight. All I can see is flames, surrounding me, the flame is searing into my skin, I can’t breathe, my lungs are filled with fumes and toxic gas. I can see him now, his eyes fixed

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Ria Diaries Episode 7: The Final Twist Part 1

“Mr. Bose, you look pale after the phone call? Anything wrong?” Uncle questioned the honest looking man. “It was him again, forcing me to get into this business, threatening me day and night to be a part of this drug cartel case you and your little niece cracked a few weeks ago. The channel is

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Ria Diaries Episode 3: The Haunted Warehouse Part 1

The calling bell rang…It’s 10 PM. Who could it be? “Roy, at this hour?”, Mother cried… “Where’s Ria? There you are, get dressed we have an interesting case you will love it…” “Do you find this a joke every time taking my dear daughter to cases like such? Last day I heard she was examining

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