Two Sentence Horror Stories

Horror stories don’t need to be long in order to be scary. A good horror concept can always be boiled down to it’s chilling core.

These are short scary stories. These two-sentence horror stories are going to freak you the eff out.


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.” — justAnotherMuffledVo


The doctors told the amputee he might experience a phantom limb from time to time. Nobody prepared him for the moments though, when he felt cold fingers brush across his phantom hand. — Gagege


I can’t move, breathe, speak or hear and it’s so dark all the time. If I knew it would be this lonely, I would have been cremated instead. — Graboid27


Don’t be scared of the monsters, just look for them. Look to your left, to your right, under your bed, behind your dresser, in your closet but never look up, she hates being seen. — AnarchistWaffles


I woke up to hear knocking on glass. At first, I though it was the window until I heard it come from the mirror again. — therealhatman


They celebrated the first successful cryogenic freezing. He had no way of letting them know he was still conscious. — KnowsGooderThanYou


She wondered why she was casting two shadows. Afterall, there was only a single lightbulb. — pgan91


It sat on my shelf, with thoughtless porcelain eyes and the prettiest pink doll dress I could find. Why did she have to be born still? — Horseseverywhere


The grinning face stared at me from the darkness beyond my bedroom window. I live on the 14th floor. — bentreflection


There was a picture in my phone of me sleeping. I live alone. — guztaluz


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Working the night shift alone tonight. There is a face in the cellar staring at the security camera. — hctet


They delivered the mannequins in bubble wrap. From the main room I begin to hear popping. — Mikeyseventyfive


You wake up. She doesn’t. — tuskedlemon


She asked why I was breathing so heavily. I wasn’t. — Calamitosity


You get home, tired after a long day’s work and ready for a relaxing night alone. You reach for the light switch, but another hand is already there. — madamimadamimadam


My daughter won’t stop crying and screaming in the middle of the night. I visit her grave and ask her to stop, but it doesn’t help. — skuppy


Day 312. Internet still not working. — fluffyponyza


You start to drift off into a comfortable sleep when you hear your name being whispered. You live alone. — anonymous_abc


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I needed to quickly run a SQL command to update a single row in an Oracle DB table at work. To my horror, it came back with “–2,378,231 rows affected.” — waysafe


You’re laying in bed and with your feet dangling out of the covers. You feel a hand grab your feet. — HesusMendez


The funeral attendees never came out of the catacombs. Something locked the crypt door from the inside. — TLFMOD


My wife woke me up last night to tell me there was an intruder in our house. She was murdered by an intruder 2 years ago. — The_D_String


The officer finally got back to me. The call was coming from inside the house.


I was having a pleasant dream when what sounded like hammering woke me. After that, I could barely hear the muffled sound of dirt covering the coffin over my own screams. — vigridarena


The last man on Earth sat alone in a room. There was a knock at the door. — Scry67


After working a hard day I came home to see my girlfriend cradling our child. I didn’t know which was more frightening, seeing my dead girlfriend and stillborn child, or knowing that someone broke into my apartment to place them there. — cobaltcollapse


You hear your mom calling you into the kitchen. As you are heading down the stairs you hear a whisper from the closet saying “Don’t go down there honey, I heard it too.” — comparativelysane


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I never go to sleep. But I keep waking up. — genetically_witless


Nurse’s Note: Born 7 pounds 10 ounces, 18 inches long, 32 fully formed teeth. Silent, always smiling. — ichokedcheryltunt


She went upstairs to check on her sleeping toddler. The window was open and the bed was empty. — Aerron


The longer I wore it the more it grew on me. She had such pretty skin. — blaqkmagick


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