20 horror prompts- #3: Wailing SirenWailing SirenShe whimpered.The cage doors open, but there is no freedom here. The hands that grasp her are latex and the eyes that stare her down are glass.She panted and sobbed, biting down to push back the pain. Her lower lip suddenly gained a salty, metallic taste and her pale skin became damp and cold.The metal is like ice on her skin, but when they first brake the skin, she immediately feels her body boil. The glare of the blinding florescent lights glint warningly off of the familiar instruments.A scream escaped her, piercing through soundless night and echoing like the sound of gunfire of the sedentary walls.There are voices, but the words are not like her own. She doesn't make a sound anymore, doesn't give them the satisfaction of her screams. Again, they try to shatter her to the melody of the caged birds' song that plays itself over and over inside of her every night.Tears streamed down her face, staining her porcelain cheeks and sticking fast to w
20 Horror Prompts- #2: Came from behindCame from behindHer breath caught in her throat as ice-cold claws brushed over her throat. Limbs made of shadow moved faster and tighter around her body, finally settling on a coiled position around her torso. Not a single part of her, in or out, went untouched.Darkness seeped in through her every pore until she felt suffocated by it, unable to cry out, unable to speak. Sadly, this was not the first time she'd felt like this, and she knew it wouldn't be the last.'In public? Really?' she thought at her attacker.'Not like there's anyone around.' he replied. The menace in his words was almost tangible, but she knew better than to fear it by now.However, it- he- was correct. They were completely alone. Unfortunate. She did so enjoy the other humans' admiration."One of these days," She took the opportunity of empty silence to speak aloud. "someone is going to walk down the street and notice a girl talking to her shadow. What'll you do then?"'You mean what will we do.
20 Horror Prompts- #1: Big Kid1. Big KidOnce upon a time there was a perfect little girl. She was a princess of a girl, flawless in the eyes of all. Pretty, charming, and clever enough to be considered a child prodigy, she astounded her proud parents with all that she was. Not for a moment did they think her gifts were too good to be true, not until the diagnosis came in.An unknown terminal illness. The doctors claimed it had probably been with her since birth. A defect. No one even saw the signs until she stopped growing. Her mind advanced at a astonishing rate, but her body simply... stopped.This, they were so sure, would be her end. Her frail child's body would be unable to keep up the rapid changes she would experience as she aged. Her family prepared for the worst, but it never came.The girl simply refused to die. So her body was forever tiny and useless, so what? Her mind was and would always be her greatest tool, and she used that to take control of her unfortunate predicament.She discovered new and won