Crypt Runner

They looked into the cave together. It was dark. But somehow, not as dark as they’d expected. The two crept in closer holding hands.

“This looks awfully spooky,” he said. She patted him on the back to offer what small comfort she could give while she was shivering in fear as well.

They went in further, and started to hear the sounds of cheering. A light could be seen shining ahead, and they walked towards it.


Soon they could see that the cave was occupied. A foot race was being run. All of the entrants were skeletons. “How nice to meet you,” one standing close to them said. “I’m glad to see you want to join in our festivities. “I’m afraid you aren’t dressed well, though. Let me help you both remove that bothersome flesh.” He did.



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2 thoughts on “Crypt Runner”

    1. It was, wasn’t it? I normally don’t write spooky things, but I think it’s important to challenge myself so I thought I’d try something new. I hope you liked it… and if you didn’t I’ve written things in either (non-spooky) genres as well!

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