No one really knows what happens when you acquiesce and let them into your home. Well, the person in this text chain might.
“My father introduced his girlfriend to us by saying, ‘This is your new mother. You’ll never see your other mother again.’”
I’ll be honest and say that as a twenty-six year old woman, this documentary made me absolutely terrified of this imaginary being that I really knew nothing about before watching.
“He turned his head to look at me before I heard a gurgle. Then he was gone, just like that.”
My throat constricted. My limbs tightened. It felt like a vacuum pressed against every inch of my skin, sucking it dry.
“If you’re afraid of the sea, this photo of Tina Watson drowned at the bottom is quite scary.”
“After driving onto a flooded section of rural highway at night and flipping over into the ditch, I suddenly found myself upside down, under water, strapped in, in pitch blackness.”
“1408: You never see the actual evil entity — the room itself is evil, and provided most of us spend a lot of time in rooms, it makes you paranoid.”
I sat down with the author.
“Outer space. Either we are alone out there or not—both are equally terrifying.”