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The News

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The News

I woke up like I would every other time I tried to sleep; Drenched in sweat, shivering, afraid to go back to sleep. I have this recurring dream about something to do with static. I can’t quite remember exactly what happens though. I glance over at my clock, it read 3:00 am. I sigh attempting to release all my bad thoughts out of my mind. I hop out of bed as quickly as possible —too afraid to go back to that dream— and scurry over to the bathroom mirror. ‘My bags have gotten worse,’ I thought ‘What should I do to wait out my time?’ I slip into my coziest PJ’s and wander down my staircase. Halfway down the stairs I notice something blurry in the kitchen.

I take off my glasses, clean them, put them back on, turns out it was just a smudge. I finished heading downstairs, but I trip on the last step and I roll my ankle. “Ow,” I say, letting out a groan of pain. I get up and head to the fridge for an ice pack of sorts. As I pull open the freezer I see something scurry away through the corner of my eye. I figure it was just my cat and continue to find an ice pack. Heading over to the couch with my ice pack I grab the remote and flip on the TV. While watching TV I wrap my arm around my cat. Then I feel my cat climb on top of the couch, right about where my head is. The TV then turns to static, the news channel seems to have been interrupted by something.

I get a shiver sent down my spine as I ask myself ‘What was the last thing that came on? Oh yeah, there were “reports of murderous shape-shifters” down in Vermont. What an absurd accusation’. I head to the kitchen and hear a loud bump from upstairs. I then remembered I’m living in Vermont. I tried to assure myself ‘It doesn’t worry me since most of the news is fake anyways, either way me and my cat are safe here’. It hit me about five seconds later “I.. don’t have a cat..”

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I'm Limu Emu, I like to write scary stories, typically with plot twists at the end, so reader, beware...good luck with sleeping after reading my stories! :D

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Endy avatar
2 hours ago

that ending was kinda funny

nacho.pasta avatar
9 days ago

A bit corny

mr.creepypa avatar
10 days ago

it was cool