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“Untitled (It was 3am when the sun rose.)” by Mark Counts

[In response to the recent post I wrote about the long, lost 99 Ways to Die collection of very, very, very short stories, Mark Counts sent me THIS brilliant piece of horrific apocalyptica!!! Enjoy (while you still can!) —RFY] —Mark … Continue reading

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“Ignorance Ain’t Bliss” by Ronaldo Yanez

The man felt awful. His back hurt, he had no energy—he just felt BAD. But he kept trudging through the day-to-day. Week in—week out. For years. When he finally died, at 81, penniless and unfulfilled, the coroner found a knife … Continue reading

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“In the Stream” by Richard F. Yates

Just below the surface of the water, we thought we saw a face. And then a whole body. Just laying there looking up at the sky as the water ran over the blueish features. But as we walked, shakily towards … Continue reading

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“Untitled (A Very, Very, Very Short Story)” by Richard O’Brien

“To whom,” he said before putting the revolver to his temple and pulling the trigger. —Richard O’Brien

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“A Horrible Series of Occurrences – 5” by Eilrahc Edepitnec

Two young, thuggish boys, both in their mid-twenties, discovered the body of the maid at the bottom of the fourth floor stairwell. The jewels, which the maid had clutched until the moment of her death, were quickly snatched by the … Continue reading

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“A Horrible Series of Occurrences – 4” by Charlie Centipede

A hotel maid, the one who was in charge of cleaning up Steven’s room after he choked, found the stolen jewels in a paper bag in Steven’s mini-fridge. In her haste to take the jewels to her car before anyone … Continue reading

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“A Horrible Series of Occurrences – 3” by Charlie Centipede

Martin, attempting to free the body of Ingrid from her home-made gallows, slipped, cracked his head on the side of the tub, and died of the resulting trauma. —Charlie Centipede

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