There aren’t too many two-sentence horror stories that are actually scary. Most are so-so or just clever enough to make you smile. But, then, there are two-sentence stories so scary, you’ll think about them for days. While novelists need hundreds of pages to freak you out, all it takes for these Reddit authors is a great idea and two-sentences to scare you half to death. Be careful, after this list is over, you might not want to go to bed with the lights off. Here are 25 Two-Sentence Horror Stories That Are Actually Scary.
She wondered why she was casting two shadows. Afterall, there was only a single lightbulb. — pgan91
The last thing I saw was my alarm clock flashing 12:07 before she pushed her long rotting nails through my chest, her other hand muffling my screams. I sat bolt upright, relieved it was only a dream, but as I saw my alarm clock read 12:06, I heard my closet door creak open. - jmperson
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
Sleep did not come to me easily that night in the cabin in the woods, for the portraits on the wall only portrayed the deformed, the decrepit, and the damned. Sleep has never come easily to me ever again, for when I had woke I found no portraits, only windows. - KeresMagnus
The operation wasn't successful in the traditional sense since my sight didn't return, but it left me with the ability to distinguish heat signatures, at least. Three weeks have passed, and I'm still not sure how to politely ask my best friend why he's room temperature. - pentakill-lux
For years, we heard the little voices and footsteps of the ghost children in our old farmhouse, and we got used to them. Then one day they went quiet, which should have been our own cue to leave. - gorillasaurusrexx