18 Incredibly Creepy Two-Sentence Horror Stories That Will Probably Haunt Us For A Long, Long While

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Vote up the bite-size scares that give you the creeps

Short. Effective. And completely horrifying.

Reddit's Two-Sentence Horror Story subreddit is the perfect place to get in the spooky mood in a short amount of time. Vote up your favorite two-sentence scary stories.


  • 1
    1,893 VOTES

    Final Embrace

    From Redditor u/GamemakerM:

    Coming home late to find my wife already asleep, I climbed into bed, wrapped my arms around her, and held her close.

    As my eyes adjusted to the darkness, I saw her tear-streaked face through the cracked closet door, mouthing for me to run.

  • 2
    1,417 VOTES

    The Last Laugh

    From Redditor u/Bored_Borer:

    Every night, my brother giggles in his sleep.

    I asked him about it today, and he says he hears it, too.

  • 3
    1,308 VOTES

    In The Dark

    From Redditor u/mcbobateer:

    Following the sound of the child's crying, I make my way further into the cave.

    I feel my guide line suddenly go slack and, as my torch begins to flicker out, the crying slowly turns to laughter.

  • 4
    1,452 VOTES

    Discovery

    From Redditor u/out-of_place:

    My mom called me in sheer horror as she realized I forgot to bring my medicine on my overnight trip to connect with others who are also paralyzed.

    I’ve never been without my medication before, so I thought I would be in pain - why am I able to wiggle my toes?

  • 5
    1,206 VOTES

    Turned Around

    From Redditor u/Allisca:

    It was only after at least 12 feet of digging through wet and suffocating mud by hand that it struck me.

    They must have buried me face down.

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    1,187 VOTES

    Flying Lessons

    From Redditor u/IggyStop2021:

    Yesterday, I showed my 5-year-old Harry Potter for the first time.

    Today I found the broom missing and the living room window of our 10th-story apartment wide open.