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The Day of the Twister by Leaf Soto Completed
It was a normal school day for me. The weatherman said that today would be a nice day today. It was by the afternoon that we all learned that he was wrong. Dead wrong.

Updated: May 14, 2015 | Published: April 21, 2015 | Reviews: 0

Those Forgetful Moments by Monos D.O.A Completed
[Mystery, Slice of Life, Preturnatural, YA] "You know when you have those moments where you walk into a room, or any place, and you forget why you went there in the first place? You had that moment just now."

Updated: May 12, 2015 | Published: May 11, 2015 | Reviews: 0

Don't Let Me Forget by Lisette Kern In Progress
He seemed ageless. Any time Ross settled on a certain number of years, the boy's face shifted again. He was inconsistency personified. His best bet on the stranger's age was the same as his own, 15 - he felt it in his gut - but how he knew this to be true, he didn't know. In that moment all other sounds faded away. "Ross." The strange boy smiled. And then there was the kiss.

Updated: May 10, 2015 | Published: May 9, 2015 | Reviews: 0

Midnight Bite by Ryan Funk In Progress
A loner and devout believer in the supernatural works up quite a fright when he convinces himself that a new family in the neighborhood may be Vampires. What began as a curiosity develops into a physical manifestation following an attack one night, as our recluse must become a reluctant hero or completely transform into a vampire.

Updated: May 10, 2015 | Published: April 1, 2015 | Reviews: 0

Pandora's Lock by Ryan Funk Completed
Conrad Justice has a fantastic job, lovely home and beautiful wife, but he also happens to reside in a neighborhood with an unusual urban legend. Throwing caution to the wind, Justice tampers with the forbiden property and must contend with a curse that consumes his life.

Updated: May 10, 2015 | Published: March 11, 2015 | Reviews: 0

The Touch of God by Ryan Funk Completed
In time for Easter.... The Victorian Era was a wondrous time of mysticism and spirituality, making it the perfect backdrop for a conflict between science and religion. Not on the busy streets of London, but in a tiny church tucked away in the countryside village of Denby, which becomes the biggest attraction in all of England as several priceless religious artifacts have recently been uncovered in the vicinity of the church, leading to a series of miracles . Little do they know, but they have just unleashed powerful forces of both good...and evil, some of which can be explained, some of which cannot. Please say a prayer for the good people of Denby and ask yourself the same question each of them must answer as their faith is put to the test: Do you believe in miracles?

Updated: May 10, 2015 | Published: February 20, 2015 | Reviews: 0

The Phantom Jester by Ryan Funk Completed
Twelve-year old Kurt is generally not afraid of anything, with the exception of clowns. One night his older brother conjures up a story about a frightening clown before bedtime, planting the seeds of a terrifying nightmare. Upon waking the next morning alone in an empty house, and with a clown outside, Kurt realizes the nightmare is only beginning...

Updated: May 10, 2015 | Published: March 6, 2015 | Reviews: 0

Cafe Cauldron by Ryan Funk Completed
Meet Ruth, a young woman with a golden spirit and soft heart shackled by her controlling boyfriend. She soon begins a new job waitressing at a coffeeshop that is very chic yet mysterious, taking comfort and bonding with the eccentric owners, two ladies that may be able to brew up more than just coffee...

Updated: May 10, 2015 | Published: March 20, 2015 | Reviews: 0

Through the Haze of the Night by Ryan Funk In Progress
We've all heard the legend of the vanishing hitchhiker, a ghostly apparition at the side of the road in the dead of night thumbing for a ride to nowhere. Brandon Purkiss, a successful architect reluctantly finds himself in the midst of this legend one night as he comes across a lovely young lady at the side of the road. It is after he drops her off that he learns the truth of her ghostly configuration. The only problem is, this ghost does not intend to leave him alone....

Updated: May 10, 2015 | Published: April 1, 2015 | Reviews: 0

Apologies to Cupid by Ryan Funk Completed
An angel recalls the story of how she played the role of matchmaker in bringing together a beautiful, lonely girl and a young man that happens to be a little rough around the edges. Together, nothing can stop them as they change the world forever. Happy Valentine's Day!

Updated: May 10, 2015 | Published: February 13, 2015 | Reviews: 0

WITCH HUNT by Ryan Funk Completed
Welcome to 1692 Salem Village, in the heart of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. It is the annual Celebration of the Harvest, a subdued affair on the hells of a summer caked in drought. What begins with a story soon becomes a game of pointing fingers and scapegoating, as wrath and envy take the village by storm. The ensuing result finds several women and men alike standing trial for witchcraft. As if it didn't take much to convince the judge, jury and crowds of people, supernatural activity in the courthouse makes a believer out of everyone, in this supernatural themed historical fiction chapter from the Alieus series, set during a shameful time in the early history of the American colonies.

Updated: May 10, 2015 | Published: April 1, 2015 | Reviews: 0

Champagne Under The Sun by Ryan Funk Completed
In this paranormal noir set in 1948 Detroit, a disillusioned detective and his partner, a cynical former World War II spy find that their fortunes may change as they are visited by a most unusual prospective client--the ghost of a man offering a substantial reward, eager for help in proving his unsolved murder, a crime committed by a notorious underworld assassin. They set off to investigate the assassin, along with his sassy rogue of a wife, seeking one last shot at redemption as the parties cross paths along the road of destiny.

Updated: May 4, 2015 | Published: April 1, 2015 | Reviews: 0

The Possessed and The Possessors by Thomas Boyle In Progress
A man named Thomas Hellion is a man that lived in an era where people that don’t want to die and they are on the verge of death are chosen by a possessor. Thomas finds out that he only has a couple months to live by his doctor. He was only 16 years old. But some girl appeared in front of him the day that he found out that he was going to die and asked him “Would you like to live longer, honey?” What do you think Thomas choose? To stay alive? Or to die, to disappoint her?

Updated: May 1, 2015 | Published: March 22, 2015 | Reviews: 0

Transforming Monster by Thomas Boyle In Progress
A 19 year old high school boy, Kurosu Shiba gets into a lot of trouble. 1 day, there were the people that had abilities that overpowered a normal humans abilities. Each person had a key hole in there chest and had a key to allow them to transform into a crazy looking beast. What will Kurosu do about his enemies now? Fight them for survival? Or not use it at all? It’s up to Kurosu.

Updated: May 1, 2015 | Published: March 30, 2015 | Reviews: 0

It.... by mark abbott-jones Completed
It visits her at night, it makes her feel alive......

Updated: April 20, 2015 | Published: April 20, 2015 | Reviews: 0

Le Nain Rouge by Ryan Funk Completed
A story of historical fiction based upon the underrated and underreported legend: Assigned a class project on local folklore, a film student eagerly shares the story of the Nain Rouge, the terrifying mythical red dwarf that has haunted the city of Detroit since it's inception, serving as a harbinger of doom in bringing about historical misfortune with each sighting.

Updated: April 20, 2015 | Published: March 27, 2015 | Reviews: 0

Stalker by Derek Jensen In Progress
An incubus prince sets his sights on his next human lover, but when he finds her he runs into an unexpected obstacle: her husband. Thus he begins his plot to make her his, and the husband and his wife try their best to destroy him.

Updated: April 15, 2015 | Published: April 15, 2015 | Reviews: 0

Who? Me? You sure? by Mickey Phinney In Progress
Mykal is a normal 21 year old girl, well other than the weird ability to hear stuff no one else can, completely normal. She finds a little boy while hiking the AT and decides to help him find his way home when he sprains his ankle. What does she do when she meets his guardians? Beats the crap out of them that's what. She makes an impression that's for sure. Werewolves and other R&R, and cussing, there is cussing...

Updated: April 10, 2015 | Published: April 10, 2015 | Reviews: 0

Protector by Kat Beight In Progress
Full Summary: Marcy Davis was just another human. She was a cheerleader at her high school, she had a football player as a boyfriend and she had good grades. To everyone around her, she seemed like just another stuck-up popular girl. But she was different and what made her so was that she was kind and caring. Although, her parents were close to a divorce and she acted like another mother to her two youngest siblings. It had started out as just another day. Another day of attending boring classes and of cheer-leading and of being around friends. But what changed everything for her was her boyfriend suddenly running off with another girl with no explanation and her father coming home sober for the first time in years. It was also the same day that Hunters came to her home and shot down two of her family members, kidnapping the rest. Marcy Davis was just another human. But now she had Hunters and creatures heard of only in myths and horror stories coming after her. Some were even calling her a Protector - a guardian of human beings. Legends told that Protectors aid the Hunters in killing off all the non-humans. But Marcy has a different perspective. So whose side will she choose?

Updated: April 5, 2015 | Published: April 5, 2015 | Reviews: 0

Spirit People by Anabel Canas In Progress
Robin was living a somewhat normal life, if you call living in a mansion full of people from various unique backgrounds, such as an alchemist, a former criminal, and a man prone to going on rampages, normal, until a strange man comes into the household and releases the consciences of the humans' minds called Spirit People and disappears, but not before a man who claims to know who the intruder and what the Spirit People are comes to assist them. Can Robin, with the help of his friends and family, trust this new ally, retake control of these freed spirits and stop the mysterious man before he does harm to the world?

Updated: April 4, 2015 | Published: February 11, 2015 | Reviews: 0

Demon Knights from Dark Days by Jared White In Progress
Unbeknownst to the general population, demons exist. The denizens of hell want to conquer our plain of existence. A select few individuals chosen by the church are all that stand between hell on earth. However, in order to save mankind, sacrifices must be made. With the fate of the world set on his shoulders, one man will have to decide if that sacrifice is too great.

Updated: March 26, 2015 | Published: March 26, 2015 | Reviews: 0

ParaCom: Adversary Uncertain by Der Uber In Progress
Based on XCOM. In the near future, humanity and the paranormal are at a grueling war. Will humanity turn the tables on the enemy? Special thanks to users Derpestein, 696969, and Skeleton Corpse Scissorhands.

Updated: March 17, 2015 | Published: February 11, 2015 | Reviews: 0

Blood & Sinew by Melissa Gibson In Progress
Sunshine's life never involved the supernatural creatures like werewolves or vampires, or any of the creatures everyone thinks of as myths. Of course most people don't believe in ghosts either, but this normal college student has a secret. She is from a long line of psychics and she has the ability to communicate with the dead. For Sunshine her world changes dramatically during a summer backpacking trip where she and her companions are attacked by rogue werewolves. Sunshine is viciously attacked and bitten by an Alpha, left for dead. She survives to find out a terrifying truth, she is now one of the creatures of myth, a werewolf, a moon born Alpha-female. A first in many years she is a curiosity. Sunshine could careless, instead she burns with anger, guilt, and a need for revenge. She wants nothing to do with her new life or her new pack. All she wants to do is go back a time when her friends were alive, her sister not missing, and being haunted by her dead best friend and a former Alpha. She knows that is impossible, so she turns her attention on revenge. Where is the rogue Alpha? What is the best way to get her revenge and how soon can she extract it? Will Sunshine even make it through a year into her new life?

Updated: March 12, 2015 | Published: March 12, 2015 | Reviews: 0

A Stranger's Glance by Aces Hunter In Progress
College is a very different experience for different people. It can be trying if you're not...well... exactly human. This is a story of friendship, a school, humor, horror, a government research facility, blatant stupidity, terrible metaphors and apparently a really, really, really, long list.

Updated: March 2, 2015 | Published: February 10, 2015 | Reviews: 0

Hollow by Erik Hellström In Progress
"Soulless beings in human shape" the hollowed has arisen, no one was safe. Whoever you are you might one day turn hollowed. After the incineration of Ritsu's hometown he, his sister Iroha and the blind boy Kaylen escapes into the wilderness in hope of escaping the hollowed, but can you actually escape? especially when the hollowed are fixed on eradicating humanity. Note: I originally uploaded this story to the site

Updated: February 18, 2015 | Published: February 10, 2015 | Reviews: 0