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A Brief History The following short horror story was written in 2018 by a student at John Carroll University interested in the supernatural.  The story is written in the style of the stories found in Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (1981) or a more modern creepypasta. Digging Deeper: Complete Text of “The Backroom” We have two rules when we go to our family reunion. Don’t wander by yourself, especially at night, and never enter the basement. These rules seemed fair, especially when considering the size of my uncle’s manor. It wasn’t that hard to follow the rules anyway, since I spent…

A Brief History On May 13, 1981, Mehmet Ali Agca, a Turkish member of the Grey Wolves (ultranationalist Turkish neo-fascist organization), attempted to assassinate Pope John Paul II by shooting the pontiff 4 times with a 9mm Browning semi-automatic pistol. The Pope survived and eventually forgave the attempted assassin. So far this incident was nearly tragic, but not all that exceptional, at least until John Paul II revealed the long held information about “Third Secret of Fátima” in June of 2000, telling the world that the assassination attempt had been the third prophesy foretold by three Portuguese children in 1917…

A Brief History What follows is (as far as we are aware) a continuation of a work of fiction written several years ago by a young lady interested in the supernatural in the style of the stories found in Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (1981) or a more modern creepypasta.  For Chapter 1, please click here. Digging Deeper: Full text of Chapter 2 of The Nightmare of the Baby Head When the mom walked in, she saw the round baby head on the floor looking up at her with a strange open-mouthed expression, remember? She started laughing maniacally and picked…

A Brief History What follows is (as far as we are aware) a work of fiction written several years ago by a young lady interested in the supernatural in the style of the stories found in Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (1981) or a more modern creepypasta. Digging Deeper: Full text of Chapter 1 of The Nightmare of the Baby Head “Hi Mom,” said Jack, a 6-year-old who loves to play with Barbies. “Hi,” replied the mom, “do you want a snack?” “No,” said Jack, “I’m going upstairs in my room to play with my Barbies.” “Okay,” answered the mom…

A Brief History On August 10, 1901, Charlotte Anne Moberly (1846–1937) and Eleanor Jourdain (1863–1924) traveled by train to Versailles to visit the Royal Palace and grounds located there about 12 miles from the city center of Paris. Little did they realize their sight seeing trip would be a trip into the supernatural, a trip they would never forget. Digging Deeper Moberly was born in 1846 in Winchester, England, and had become an academician, working as Principal of St. Hugh’s College, in Oxford. Previously she had served as her father’s secretary, her father serving as the Bishop of Salisbury. Jourdain…

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