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5 Short Horror Stories That Will Terrify You In Just 2 Sentences
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5 Short Horror Stories That Will Terrify You In Just 2 Sentences

Halloween is not the only occasion for scary stories, and if horror movies aren’t enough for you, we’ve got some creepy drawings that might just cater to your spine-chilling needs.

New York-based artist and CollegeHumor head illustrator Jacob Andrews has plucked some of the eeriest two-sentence horror stories from the depths of Reddit and turned them into a short series of chilling comics. Unwelcome intruders, texts from the afterlife, and dug-up bones are just a few of the themes that haunt each panel, and it’s impressive how these short horror stories manage to unsettle the reader in so few frames.

Scroll down to be spooked and get your dose of the good old-fashioned scary stories to tell in the dark. If you’re still not shaken senseless, check out more bit-sized horror stories here.

More info: Twitter, Facebook, Official Site

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Written by: thecuriousdeadcat

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Written by: MinutesToScare

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Written by: splettnet

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Written by: t0rvahl

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Written by: ShadowScribe

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Asia
Community Member
4 years ago

Oh s*it... These are intense! I kinda want more, though.

Melody Lanzatella
Community Member
4 years ago

Do a search for them one the net. There are lots more!

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Raptorex
Community Member
4 years ago

Wait, The Mobile Text One, Didn't Scare me at all, Because it can be any other family member who had seen that,But, Others are Quite Scary

Kyla Jones
Community Member
4 years ago

I thought that was scariest, because my late wife and I were the only ones on our family plan, and her phone is still in the dresser drawer.

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Wasima
Community Member
4 years ago

Mobile one happened to me... a year after my dad died, my phone rang and caller id said "Dad"... my heart stopped. Turned out it was my brother who found the sim card and called to tell me he will be using the number in future.

Emmanuel Machani
Community Member
4 years ago

Rang my mum off a family business office line she had saved as my late sister's (who used it often) about a year after my sister's passing on. I can not explain what that did to her.

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Flower Child
Community Member
4 years ago

The deep sea on is my fav!

Vlad Horobet
Community Member
4 years ago

Can you explain it to me?

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Kiahna
Community Member
4 years ago

Amazing! But... no matter how many times I read it, I just can't get the ocean one.

Christina Nordin
Community Member
4 years ago

They have passed the "deepest" point of the ocean. Let your imagination take that further.

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SJ_Panda_love
Community Member
4 years ago

That 'Seen' thing is super creepy if you think about it!

Sop Hie
Community Member
4 years ago

can't unsee that ;///

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Bobbi Newell
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4 years ago

The mobile one was sad, not scary. I liked the deep ocean one best.

Nyron Moh'd
Community Member
4 years ago

None of these were actually scary

FABULOUS1
Community Member
4 years ago

#2 made me laugh only because my mother just told me today that my little brother asked her where one of her long time friends worked. My mother responded back telling him that she died 2 years ago, and my brother responded back saying thats weird i just talked to her on the phone.

KyotoRain
Community Member
4 years ago

Love them all, more please! (^o^)

Thomas Kolev
Community Member
4 years ago

I got one. "So it seems we are the only two humans left alive, m'lady." *tips fedora*

TrixicBird(Any pronouns)
Community Member
9 months ago

Well then guess this will come in handy *pulls out pocket kinfe*

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Just a Purpler
Community Member
4 years ago

Whoa. My goosebumps kept rising higher with every story. I probably look something similar to a porcupine right now...

Jason Marin
Community Member
3 months ago

I invited my girlfriend over my house for a very special dinner. I have to say, she was very delicious.

ツ_Itz_Your_Girl_ツ
Community Member
1 year ago

Man! I love these sooooooooo much!! My favorite is #1...!!!!!!!!

kURiOUSE
Community Member
3 years ago

more pls

TheReader19
Community Member
4 years ago

Love, love, love these, how imaginative, how creative. Big thumbs up

The Cappy
Community Member
4 years ago

The last one was pretty good.

Heidi Golff
Community Member
4 years ago

There is nothing wrong with texting your dead spouse....I highly recommend it. No one ever needs to know. It helps......

Isa Car
Community Member
4 years ago

The problem is not with talking to the dead, the problem is when they answer (or check their messages). ;)

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Anna Brandigi
Community Member
4 years ago

3spooky5me

HauntedForests
Community Member
4 years ago

I love reading horror articles!! I wish more of them showed up!!!

CelSlade
Community Member
4 years ago

More Please!

CelSlade
Community Member
4 years ago

#5 legitimately made my hair stand on end!

CelSlade
Community Member
4 years ago

Read it again - back of my neck is crawling like I'm being electrocuted! XD

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Ingrid Tsai
Community Member
4 years ago

#2 isn't scary, maybe someone else is using the phone or that person is just not dead but no one knows it yet.

Robert Rice
Community Member
4 years ago

not much..........

Tracy Moorhead
Community Member
4 years ago

Ok, they were terribly creepy! Don't like the jingling keys at all!!

Zori the degu
Community Member
4 years ago

They are indeed scary, considering they are only two sentences each.

frank0ys
Community Member
4 years ago

...Good read , good scare.

nanashi
Community Member
4 years ago

oooh these are good! I need more!

Eburi - chan
Community Member
2 months ago

2nd is so sweet tho..

Eburi - chan
Community Member
2 months ago

these are good WANT MORE

K K
Community Member
4 months ago

Nice work especially the door k**b one

Nikolas Fepo Rodriguez
Community Member
3 years ago

salt

Nikolas Fepo Rodriguez
Community Member
3 years ago

reunionfalls

James Grey
Community Member
3 years ago

#3 is really good. Otherwise...if anyone wants a real scare or just something thrilling and creepy...I invite you to read some of Shaun Allan's and Nate D. Burleigh's work on Wattpad. You won't regret it.

Vilkas
Community Member
3 years ago

Yawn.

Kristyn Schulz
Community Member
4 years ago

omg i got chills

BluePear
Community Member
4 years ago

I NEED MORE shahwhcsgageccshehdvs

Ilyushka
Community Member
4 years ago

I don't understand the dog one?

Isa Car
Community Member
4 years ago

I liked the deep sea one :D Sounds like the blurb of a good book.

Oliwia Bytner
Community Member
4 years ago

I don't get this one about ocean.

Isa Car
Community Member
4 years ago

Think about where they are now. They know that there are so-and-so many km of water, and then there is/should be the ocean floor. They are 3 km deeper down than that well known number.

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Peri Perrin
Community Member
4 years ago

The last man alive in the world sat alone in a room. . . . There was a knock at the door.

Dongo Dongo
Community Member
4 years ago

Here's one: I begin tucking him into bed and he tells me, “Daddy check for monsters under my bed.” I look underneath for his amusement and see him, another him, under the bed, staring back at me quivering and whispering, “Daddy there’s somebody on my bed.”

Johnette Pace
Community Member
4 years ago

theres a video on youtube with that

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Ashley Hunt
Community Member
4 years ago

Every night the shadows on my walls got bigger. Last night I realized they were really getting closer.

Lazy Panda
Community Member
4 years ago

Well the texting one wasn't that scary because after someone dies and they don't use a number, the number can be given to anyone else when they cancel they cell and all that stuff

Phillip Moderow
Community Member
4 years ago

Too morbid for me. What's that saying about idle minds ?

Mario Gutiérrez
Community Member
4 years ago

The one about being in the submersibke vehicle and not reaching the bottom would be freaking me out!

endelbendel
Community Member
4 years ago

3 is the funniest. 2 better with pronouns reversed: . . . after i died. . . .

Anna Salerno
Community Member
4 years ago

Whoa!!

Hoparduc Snowpanther
Community Member
4 years ago

these are amazing! more please!

Magpie
Community Member
4 years ago

Number four !

Cat Lady
Community Member
4 years ago

Mooore!

GAK
Community Member
4 years ago

I don't get #1 someone help me

GAK
Community Member
4 years ago

I don't get the first one. Help???

Meara
Community Member
4 years ago

they didn't kill the neighbors dog in self defense, they killed it because it was good at digging up bones, probably from people that they've murdered and buried? at least that's how I understand it c:

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Yuna Aita
Community Member
4 years ago

I don't get #2 or #4. Can someone explain?

Cat person
Community Member
4 years ago

#2 is where they sent a text to someone who died and the message was seen, by who, we don't know (they are implying that the dead person saw it) #4 is saying that they have gone PAST what they previously believed was the bottom of the ocean

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Echo
Community Member
4 years ago

Wow the "here" link's content is REALLY dark compared to these short comics.

Echo
Community Member
4 years ago

For those who might have read the mobile one and thought like I did. The first picture is a person sending a text to someone they lost. Then it says Seen as if their ghost saw the text. For some reason, I read it as someone sending me a text as though I was dead.

Master Markus
Community Member
4 years ago

I laughed at the first one because I have a dark sense of humour. The most terrifying thing about the text one was the spelling.

Nora H.
Community Member
4 years ago

I want more..!

Oscar
Community Member
4 years ago

Wow...

Marie-Eve Barette
Community Member
4 years ago

Been trying to understand #3 for 10 minutes. Help? Anyone?

Baked Panda
Community Member
4 years ago

I think its that he survived the fall only to be eaten alive by vultures ... would have been better off dead.

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Viktoria Vida
Community Member
4 years ago

I would rather say, sad. Except the first one, that's creepy.

Maria Tag
Community Member
4 years ago

Oh my word. The last one.

Qwerty12345
Community Member
4 years ago

Damn, these are actually really good

Melody Lanzatella
Community Member
4 years ago

The ocean one...that was the best.

Royal_Emperor
Community Member
4 years ago

Congratulation! i was bored now i am terrified. The fall story is horrifying

Catherine Hankinson
Community Member
4 years ago

More!!

BREAK YOUr perceptions
Community Member
4 years ago

ooo more please!

EvieNiffler
Community Member
4 years ago

2 and 5 are my favourites!

Beaver-Moose
Community Member
4 years ago

more. More. MORE. MORE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Lorena
Community Member
4 years ago

The last one was super scary

Pi...
Community Member
4 years ago

Oh my gosh, these were good! We need more please!

Abbs0345
Community Member
4 years ago

Love them! More please!!

Id row
Community Member
3 years ago

Do lost keys sound different from keys that aren't?

Shante Brown [STUDENT]
Community Member
4 years ago

this is so for babies

Shante Brown [STUDENT]
Community Member
4 years ago

y isnt there paragraphs instead of pictures

Shante Brown [STUDENT]
Community Member
4 years ago

i'd like to read a couple more if they werent all pictures

Ash adow
Community Member
4 years ago

Watch this ----> https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Ud2WzWC_TaA

Ash adow
Community Member
4 years ago

Watch this https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Ud2WzWC_TaA

Iapetos
Community Member
4 years ago

Very lame. Sorry, that wasn't constructive.

Tiny Dynamine
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4 years ago

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Amazingly average and lacking imagination.

Lucida
Community Member
4 years ago

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What? I'm I missing something here? Because I seem to be the only one thinking they're worthless.

PsychoPrincess
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4 years ago

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I'll get down voted with you. They were worthless. Eerie just to the simple.

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Asia
Community Member
4 years ago

Oh s*it... These are intense! I kinda want more, though.

Melody Lanzatella
Community Member
4 years ago

Do a search for them one the net. There are lots more!

Load More Replies...
Raptorex
Community Member
4 years ago

Wait, The Mobile Text One, Didn't Scare me at all, Because it can be any other family member who had seen that,But, Others are Quite Scary

Kyla Jones
Community Member
4 years ago

I thought that was scariest, because my late wife and I were the only ones on our family plan, and her phone is still in the dresser drawer.

Load More Replies...
Wasima
Community Member
4 years ago

Mobile one happened to me... a year after my dad died, my phone rang and caller id said "Dad"... my heart stopped. Turned out it was my brother who found the sim card and called to tell me he will be using the number in future.

Emmanuel Machani
Community Member
4 years ago

Rang my mum off a family business office line she had saved as my late sister's (who used it often) about a year after my sister's passing on. I can not explain what that did to her.

Load More Replies...
Flower Child
Community Member
4 years ago

The deep sea on is my fav!

Vlad Horobet
Community Member
4 years ago

Can you explain it to me?

Load More Replies...
Kiahna
Community Member
4 years ago

Amazing! But... no matter how many times I read it, I just can't get the ocean one.

Christina Nordin
Community Member
4 years ago

They have passed the "deepest" point of the ocean. Let your imagination take that further.

Load More Replies...
SJ_Panda_love
Community Member
4 years ago

That 'Seen' thing is super creepy if you think about it!

Sop Hie
Community Member
4 years ago

can't unsee that ;///

Load More Replies...
Bobbi Newell
Community Member
4 years ago

The mobile one was sad, not scary. I liked the deep ocean one best.

Nyron Moh'd
Community Member
4 years ago

None of these were actually scary

FABULOUS1
Community Member
4 years ago

#2 made me laugh only because my mother just told me today that my little brother asked her where one of her long time friends worked. My mother responded back telling him that she died 2 years ago, and my brother responded back saying thats weird i just talked to her on the phone.

KyotoRain
Community Member
4 years ago

Love them all, more please! (^o^)

Thomas Kolev
Community Member
4 years ago

I got one. "So it seems we are the only two humans left alive, m'lady." *tips fedora*

TrixicBird(Any pronouns)
Community Member
9 months ago

Well then guess this will come in handy *pulls out pocket kinfe*

Load More Replies...
Just a Purpler
Community Member
4 years ago

Whoa. My goosebumps kept rising higher with every story. I probably look something similar to a porcupine right now...

Jason Marin
Community Member
3 months ago

I invited my girlfriend over my house for a very special dinner. I have to say, she was very delicious.

ツ_Itz_Your_Girl_ツ
Community Member
1 year ago

Man! I love these sooooooooo much!! My favorite is #1...!!!!!!!!

kURiOUSE
Community Member
3 years ago

more pls

TheReader19
Community Member
4 years ago

Love, love, love these, how imaginative, how creative. Big thumbs up

The Cappy
Community Member
4 years ago

The last one was pretty good.

Heidi Golff
Community Member
4 years ago

There is nothing wrong with texting your dead spouse....I highly recommend it. No one ever needs to know. It helps......

Isa Car
Community Member
4 years ago

The problem is not with talking to the dead, the problem is when they answer (or check their messages). ;)

Load More Replies...
Anna Brandigi
Community Member
4 years ago

3spooky5me

HauntedForests
Community Member
4 years ago

I love reading horror articles!! I wish more of them showed up!!!

CelSlade
Community Member
4 years ago

More Please!

CelSlade
Community Member
4 years ago

#5 legitimately made my hair stand on end!

CelSlade
Community Member
4 years ago

Read it again - back of my neck is crawling like I'm being electrocuted! XD

Load More Replies...
Ingrid Tsai
Community Member
4 years ago

#2 isn't scary, maybe someone else is using the phone or that person is just not dead but no one knows it yet.

Robert Rice
Community Member
4 years ago

not much..........

Tracy Moorhead
Community Member
4 years ago

Ok, they were terribly creepy! Don't like the jingling keys at all!!

Zori the degu
Community Member
4 years ago

They are indeed scary, considering they are only two sentences each.

frank0ys
Community Member
4 years ago

...Good read , good scare.

nanashi
Community Member
4 years ago

oooh these are good! I need more!

Eburi - chan
Community Member
2 months ago

2nd is so sweet tho..

Eburi - chan
Community Member
2 months ago

these are good WANT MORE

K K
Community Member
4 months ago

Nice work especially the door k**b one

Nikolas Fepo Rodriguez
Community Member
3 years ago

salt

Nikolas Fepo Rodriguez
Community Member
3 years ago

reunionfalls

James Grey
Community Member
3 years ago

#3 is really good. Otherwise...if anyone wants a real scare or just something thrilling and creepy...I invite you to read some of Shaun Allan's and Nate D. Burleigh's work on Wattpad. You won't regret it.

Vilkas
Community Member
3 years ago

Yawn.

Kristyn Schulz
Community Member
4 years ago

omg i got chills

BluePear
Community Member
4 years ago

I NEED MORE shahwhcsgageccshehdvs

Ilyushka
Community Member
4 years ago

I don't understand the dog one?

Isa Car
Community Member
4 years ago

I liked the deep sea one :D Sounds like the blurb of a good book.

Oliwia Bytner
Community Member
4 years ago

I don't get this one about ocean.

Isa Car
Community Member
4 years ago

Think about where they are now. They know that there are so-and-so many km of water, and then there is/should be the ocean floor. They are 3 km deeper down than that well known number.

Load More Replies...
Peri Perrin
Community Member
4 years ago

The last man alive in the world sat alone in a room. . . . There was a knock at the door.

Dongo Dongo
Community Member
4 years ago

Here's one: I begin tucking him into bed and he tells me, “Daddy check for monsters under my bed.” I look underneath for his amusement and see him, another him, under the bed, staring back at me quivering and whispering, “Daddy there’s somebody on my bed.”

Johnette Pace
Community Member
4 years ago

theres a video on youtube with that

Load More Replies...
Ashley Hunt
Community Member
4 years ago

Every night the shadows on my walls got bigger. Last night I realized they were really getting closer.

Lazy Panda
Community Member
4 years ago

Well the texting one wasn't that scary because after someone dies and they don't use a number, the number can be given to anyone else when they cancel they cell and all that stuff

Phillip Moderow
Community Member
4 years ago

Too morbid for me. What's that saying about idle minds ?

Mario Gutiérrez
Community Member
4 years ago

The one about being in the submersibke vehicle and not reaching the bottom would be freaking me out!

endelbendel
Community Member
4 years ago

3 is the funniest. 2 better with pronouns reversed: . . . after i died. . . .

Anna Salerno
Community Member
4 years ago

Whoa!!

Hoparduc Snowpanther
Community Member
4 years ago

these are amazing! more please!

Magpie
Community Member
4 years ago

Number four !

Cat Lady
Community Member
4 years ago

Mooore!

GAK
Community Member
4 years ago

I don't get #1 someone help me

GAK
Community Member
4 years ago

I don't get the first one. Help???

Meara
Community Member
4 years ago

they didn't kill the neighbors dog in self defense, they killed it because it was good at digging up bones, probably from people that they've murdered and buried? at least that's how I understand it c:

Load More Replies...
Yuna Aita
Community Member
4 years ago

I don't get #2 or #4. Can someone explain?

Cat person
Community Member
4 years ago

#2 is where they sent a text to someone who died and the message was seen, by who, we don't know (they are implying that the dead person saw it) #4 is saying that they have gone PAST what they previously believed was the bottom of the ocean

Load More Replies...
Echo
Community Member
4 years ago

Wow the "here" link's content is REALLY dark compared to these short comics.

Echo
Community Member
4 years ago

For those who might have read the mobile one and thought like I did. The first picture is a person sending a text to someone they lost. Then it says Seen as if their ghost saw the text. For some reason, I read it as someone sending me a text as though I was dead.

Master Markus
Community Member
4 years ago

I laughed at the first one because I have a dark sense of humour. The most terrifying thing about the text one was the spelling.

Nora H.
Community Member
4 years ago

I want more..!

Oscar
Community Member
4 years ago

Wow...

Marie-Eve Barette
Community Member
4 years ago

Been trying to understand #3 for 10 minutes. Help? Anyone?

Baked Panda
Community Member
4 years ago

I think its that he survived the fall only to be eaten alive by vultures ... would have been better off dead.

Load More Replies...
Viktoria Vida
Community Member
4 years ago

I would rather say, sad. Except the first one, that's creepy.

Maria Tag
Community Member
4 years ago

Oh my word. The last one.

Qwerty12345
Community Member
4 years ago

Damn, these are actually really good

Melody Lanzatella
Community Member
4 years ago

The ocean one...that was the best.

Royal_Emperor
Community Member
4 years ago

Congratulation! i was bored now i am terrified. The fall story is horrifying

Catherine Hankinson
Community Member
4 years ago

More!!

BREAK YOUr perceptions
Community Member
4 years ago

ooo more please!

EvieNiffler
Community Member
4 years ago

2 and 5 are my favourites!

Beaver-Moose
Community Member
4 years ago

more. More. MORE. MORE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Lorena
Community Member
4 years ago

The last one was super scary

Pi...
Community Member
4 years ago

Oh my gosh, these were good! We need more please!

Abbs0345
Community Member
4 years ago

Love them! More please!!

Id row
Community Member
3 years ago

Do lost keys sound different from keys that aren't?

Shante Brown [STUDENT]
Community Member
4 years ago

this is so for babies

Shante Brown [STUDENT]
Community Member
4 years ago

y isnt there paragraphs instead of pictures

Shante Brown [STUDENT]
Community Member
4 years ago

i'd like to read a couple more if they werent all pictures

Ash adow
Community Member
4 years ago

Watch this ----> https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Ud2WzWC_TaA

Ash adow
Community Member
4 years ago

Watch this https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Ud2WzWC_TaA

Iapetos
Community Member
4 years ago

Very lame. Sorry, that wasn't constructive.

Tiny Dynamine
Community Member
4 years ago

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Amazingly average and lacking imagination.

Lucida
Community Member
4 years ago

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What? I'm I missing something here? Because I seem to be the only one thinking they're worthless.

PsychoPrincess
Community Member
4 years ago

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I'll get down voted with you. They were worthless. Eerie just to the simple.

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