Category Archives: Ghost stories

Longing for Shadows

Rowan had been dying her hair black for as long as she could remember.  For her, the earliest age that she had been able to convince her mother to let her do so was thirteen.  Seventh grade held a lot … Continue reading

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The Castle Tower, part two

Part one can be found here. When the enemy army was approaching, panic befell the castle and all of its people. The princess was escorted by her knight up to the tower in the southern wing of the castle. How … Continue reading

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The Crimson Valley

The canyon floor was awash in red.  It poured between the spires and mountains, carrying with it all of the fury and the tragedy that had brought it forth in the first place. Armor littered the ground for miles like … Continue reading

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The Castle Tower, part one

There was a castle long ago, in a kingdom that shall hitherto remain unnamed. It fell under the attack of the realm’s enemies whilst the king was away, and the queen ordered that the castle, and even the city surrounding … Continue reading

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Ghosts of Lorata: Footsteps from the Sea part 4 (final)

He stumbled in the water to grasp it harder, and it pulled against him, trying to break free from his hands, and he pulled back even more. There was a loud, terrible shrieking, and then it grew quiet again. Then … Continue reading

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Ghosts of Lorata: Footsteps from the Sea part 3

Gelfrey got up from where he was sitting, not caring about the blood that dripped from his thumb on to the ground. He walked across the dirt path towards the village well. Lowering the bucket down into the well, he … Continue reading

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Ghosts of Lorata: Footsteps from the Sea, part 2

Gelfrey took a small boat from the northern coast and rowed himself to the nearest island. It wasn’t a terribly long ride, but it felt as though he had come much farther when he arrived and saw the desolation for … Continue reading

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