30 Terrifying Stories Told In Under 6 Words

What’s scarier than a Stephen King novel? A single sentence that can terrify you. Read these mini stories from Ask Reddit that are all under six words and see if you can come up with anything scarier.
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1. Screaming

“Stop screaming. Flesh is tasty.” — BlueSimian

2. Buried

“You awoke suddenly, buried alive.” — Panx

3. Bloodstains

“For sale, baby shoes. Bloodstains.” — f00lism

4. Barking

“They weren’t barking at thunder.” — capt_cork

5. Death

“Her heart stopped. She didn’t.” — tolacid

6. Stalking

“It enjoys watching you sleep.” — AwkwardAlligator

7. Reflections

“Just saw my reflection blink.” — [deleted]

8. Shadows

“Then my shadow stepped closer.” — frivolous-spending

9. Swimming

“Swimming…. Something touched my foot.” — cliffsofinsanity

10. Space

“Landed on moon. It’s hatching.” — jsz

11. Emptiness

“Door opens. Empty. Footsteps approach.”  — ladycharlie

12. Aneurysms

“Aneurysms kill quickly and randomly.” — ArtsyMNKid

13. Babies

“Baby cries. I live alone.” — JoXand

14. Strangers

“Strangers. Friends. Lovers. Strangers again.” — NoctisIncendia

15. Doorways

“That door was just closed.” — tubadude2

16. Shadows

“I’m alone… Shadows are moving.” — GoodMorningFuckCub

17. Alone

“Alone in bed. Blanket shifts.” — Hippo55

18. Memories

“No one will remember you.” — Darkerthansmack

19. Anesthetic

“The anesthetic’s effects are incomplete.” — TheMatryoshka

20. Death

“You might never wake up.” — aliffk22

21. Funerals

“Wife screams, at her funeral.” — ab1kenobe

22. Screams

“When you remember, you’ll scream.” — CosmoKapeesh

23. Death

“Death was not an exit.” — Manderelli

24. Spiders

“Spiders love your warm bed.” — myleskilloneous

25. Abducted

“Abducted, can’t see, biting begins.” — partenon

26. Scratching

“Scratching sounds under your bed.” — Social-Grenade

27. Heartbeats

“Your heart can always stop.” — Ketomatic

28. Knocking

“Last person alive hears knocking…” — SpareLiver

29. Parasites

“You are filled with parasites.” — mil_phickelson

30. Never-ending

“Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Monday.” — Wzup TC mark

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