(9) Lonely No More


(A horror story in 50 words.)

The warning is there for a reason. They ignore it and open his tomb.

When they unwind the filthy cloth from his corpse, his soul strikes them dead.

He has been alone so long. No more.

He pulls them into darkness that smells of spices and rot, whispering Welcome, friends.

(Hi, everyone. I committed to doing The Writing Cooperative’s 52-Week Writing Challenge, and my choice is a 50-word horror story every week. This is going to be … challenging, even if I give myself a little leeway on the exact word count. If you enjoyed this, I’ve written longer stuff too.)