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The Staring Woman

I didn’t write this meme, I found the image at one of my Facebook Horror groups (WeirdCreepyShit). Additionally, I found what appears to be the original version at CreepyPasta.Wiki. As far as I can tell, it’s an Urban Legend.

Few gave much love to the CreepyPasta.Wiki version.

When I added a “final” paragraph at Facebook WeirdCreepyShit and my own Facebook page, that got lots of love, so I’m posting the image and my paragraph after.StaringWoman

The girl looked in horror at the now empty subway tube, then turned back to the doctor in shock.
“Oh my God!” she whispered. “How could you tell without checking her pulse?”
The man withdrew a long and shining blade from out of his raincoat.
“It’s my specialty.”

END

A Google image search shows Subway image appears to originate as a free image offered on hdwall.us.

Can anyone help me find the name of the artist?


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Daily commute?

Look for my story Cedo Looked Like People, in the anthology, FEAR THE REAPER, edited by Joe Mynhardt. Available from Crystal Lake Publishing and available in Print for $12.99 or eBook for $2.99.

Also available from Crystal Lake Publishing, the film making guidebook, HORROR 201: The Silver Scream. Reap the rewards of movie making experience from the likes of Myself, as well as  John Carpenter, Tom Holland, Jeffrey Reddick, George A. Romero, Keith Arem, Richard Gray, also the late  Ray Bradbury, Wes Craven, plus many more. $19.99 in Print or $3.99 in eBook.

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THE BRIDE AFIRE

Bride

The Bride of Frankenstein by ~ElvinHernandez

THE BRIDE AFIRE
by E.C. McMullen Jr.
Copyright 2013

Dr. Victor Frankenstein felt nearly as dumbfounded as the Adam of his labors, his male creature, Prometheus.

‘No!’ Victor scolded himself. ‘Don’t name it! Never name it. It is a thing, nothing more!’

Yet ‘Prometheus’ stuck in his mind like an infectious tune. The thing – the abomination – felt. And what it felt for was Victor’s second piecemeal puzzlebox, harvested from the grave, assembled and brought to life.

Her

With Her Frankenstein addressed and corrected many of the experimental mistakes he made with Him.

The female was… eloquent. She spoke, understood, and retained knowledge. But even an idiot can serve as a simple memory device.

More than gaining knowledge from every utterance and interaction, she inhumanly possessed the experience of knowledge, formulated its myriad possibilities, reasoned,  and used it so advantageously that Frankenstein himself could not outwit her.

Prometheus, in his simple mind, was torn. On an emotional level he adored and needed her. Yet somehow in his rudimentary thinking, he realized that his father’s latest creature far surpassed him in every way, and that frightened him. What scared Prometheus, angered Prometheus, and his inner turmoil between love and hate, played uncontrolled across his face and body.

‘And Doctor Septimus Pretorius,’ Victor thought. ‘Foolish Pretorius. He was less a victim of her than his own naive ego. Too vain to accept that her newfound, blossoming genius surpassed his. Confounded by her at every turn; unable to verbally trick, trap, or control her, he let his temper get the better of him, and Prometheus ended the conflict with brutally inhuman finality.’

The Bride, as Septimus named her, used Prometheus then. But what use did she have for anyone or anything now? The coarse dead tissue of her body seemed little more than a chrysalis. An unpredictable change was happening. The Bride was transforming at an accelerated rate, into what, Victor couldn’t imagine.

She no longer required the storms, as she bid electricity to appear from out of the ether and feed her. Her hair acted as living conduits, gossamer fine wires that pulled the energies from the air around her. The earth’s gravity itself, bowed before her will.

‘By what form of nature could hair possibly do that?’ Victor marveled. ‘It was nothing more than dead matter.’

But then, so was she.

For the moment, The Bride was afire as she drew her sustenance from pure energy. When she consumed, she was in turn consumed in the act, her tiger-focused attentions dissolved as if in fugue. She glowed and her hair expanded like a living copper mesh sphere.

‘By the gods, how many Coulombs were coursing through her now?’

‘By the gods indeed,’ Victor thought. ‘Is this what the Bride was becoming? And what godlike powers would the monster visit upon humanity? Would she take Prom- … the first creature with her? Would they breed to fulfill Pretorius’ vision of a new world of Gods and Monsters?’

Victor looked toward the male. His attention too, was consumed by his Bride. His brow beetled between awe and anger, awe and anger, in clockwork time to the gripping of his fists.

Surreptitiously, Frankenstein’s thick, rubber gloved hands, reached beneath the slab for the Grounding Staff.

Victor intimately knew as few did, that electricity like life, cannot be destroyed. But like life, it can be dissipated and cast into the void.

Victor paused, remembering the sight of Septimus in the hands of the creature, and believed he would not get a second chance. He had to be quick.

‘NOW!’

END

Story by E.C. McMullen Jr.
Inspired by Mary Shelley’s FRANKENSTEIN and the Art,

The Bride of Frankenstein by ~ElvinHernandez on deviantART

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Meet the electric life forms that live on pure energy


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Crave even more?

Look for my story Cedo Looked Like People, in the anthology, FEAR THE REAPER, edited by Joe Mynhardt. Available from Crystal Lake Publishing and available in Print for $12.99 or eBook for $2.99.

Also available from Crystal Lake Publishing, the film making guidebook, HORROR 201: The Silver Scream. Reap the rewards of movie making experience from the likes of Myself, as well as  John Carpenter, Tom Holland, Jeffrey Reddick, George A. Romero, Keith Arem, Richard Gray, also the late  Ray Bradbury, Wes Craven, plus many more. $19.99 in Print or $3.99 in eBook.


I’ve No Idea

ECI’VE NO IDEA
Copyright 2013 by E.C. McMullen Jr.

I’m alone most of today, it’s lunch time, so I go to the fridge to see what we’ve got.

I start moving things around around…

Hm.

This clear glass container with a plastic lid.

What is this stuff?

I open the lid to get a better look. Yuck.

What the hell is this stuff?

This doesn’t look like food. Not any food I would eat.

In fact, it’s so repulsive looking that I won’t even give it the sniff test. i mean, if it smells as bad as it looks?

My brain’s ID configuration exhausted, my imagination takes over and that’s when things get bad.

It looks like… like something that belongs in someone in a pudding of gooey vegetables. I guess they’re vegetables. Asparagus kind of string bean tomatoes? But the main thing. The kind of centerpiece to it all. I’ve no idea.

I mean, of course it’s not a brain or heart or any recognizable organ like that. But it still looks like some… Thing … that a person shouldn’t, or couldn’t, do without.

I just got a shiver looking at it. Well screw this, I definitely don’t like it and I’m feeling a little ticked at my wife for putting this damn thing in our refrigerator of all places. This doesn’t belong with food. It creeps me right the hell out.

What’s the damn point of having this disgusting thing in our refrigerator?

By this time my mind, running all over the place, is throwing volumes of stored memory this way and that in search for an explanation, still hasn’t figured out what I’m looking at. It’s so bizarre my hand holding the container, is nearly moving by itself further from my face. As if the damn thing might leap at me like the facehugger in ALIEN.

So what do I do?

I cover it back up, put it back inside the refrigerator, and close the door firm, that’s what I do.

That damn thing is just wrong. Wrong!

It’s so unexpected I’m surprised that I’m getting emotional about it. I’m scared, angry, frustrated at not being able to identify it, and hurt that my wife would put something like that in there.

What kind of person would do that?

Oh for fuck sake, what the hell is wrong with Me? With all of the great years we’ve been together, Lucy loves me, that’s a fact. Last week when I slipped in the rain and cracked my head, hell, she was the one crying.

Now I’m kinda glad I’m alone. No one can see me turn into such a sniveling baby over some spoiled food in the fridge. Jesus, dude. Get a grip!

She’ll be home soon. She’ll have a sound, calm explanation of whatever that thing, that god damn thing is, and I’ll have a private laugh over my drama queen imagination.

…and paranoia.

Yeah. My wife will be home soon and that crap in the refrigerator will make sense. I’ll dispense with my overreaction so much that, once I know what it is, I’ll probably even eat it.

Ha! Yeah! It is likely part of something we already ate! It’s a stupid leftover! That makes all the sense in the world!

Well, definitely lost my appetite. I’m back in my room with my computer to wait for my wife.

Now I am writing this goofy blog, letting everyone know. Hey, we can all be idiots sometimes, right?

Lucy will be home soon and balance my world again. That’s what couples do. Keep each other on keel.

You know, she prefers to change my bandages instead of letting me do it. I can never put the fresh ones back on just right. She also checks my stitches as the angle is on the back of my head. Man I really wolloped myself good. Lucy loves me and I’m a fool for getting so scared.

The cat is in my lap. The dog is near my feet, Lucy will be home soon. All is right with the world.

Except down the hall in the kitchen, some unknown god damn Thing in a jar is squatting among the food we eat.

Why can’t I bring myself to describe the ugly mess? Well I think I’d go nuts. “That way leads to madness.” as they used to say.

Wait. Wasn’t I just over this? What, am I slipping? This is absurdly childish. I’m too old and grown up for this nonsense.

Yet I am still fixating on that crap in my house, in the fridge, in the cold, in the dark, currently unseen among all the other food That I Eat.

Whew!

I could leave the house, take the cat and dog with me. Because, well, they shouldn’t be left alone with that thing.

Oh god damn it! Stop stupidly obsessing, fool! Why am I being so weak?

Lucy will be here soon. I’m not going to call her! I’m not going to ask about that shit in the fridge. This whole blown-all-out-of-proportion matter I’ve created has me on edge and she knows me. She’d hear the fear in my voice. She’d want me to go back to the doctor.

No, way. Not over something I just know is going to have a normal, even mediocre reason, for being in this house.

I could take a photo of it and put it online.

My friends could probably identify it and then, then everything would be okay.

No. I’m not going to do that. What would I do if they can’t identify it? What if They freaked out? That would shoot my paranoia into overdrive.

Or worse, what if they can identify it and that fucking thing has every reason to send me over the edge?

Christ! The more I think about it, the more incriminating it is. God damn I wish I knew what the hell it was!

What?

What was that?

Oh, it’s just the fucking floorboards creaking. Old house and all. Dog would be barking his head off, the cat would be upright and hissing, if anything weird was happening.

Chill out, man! Just chill the hell out.

Everything will be okay.

My wife will be home soon.

END

Copyright 2013, E.C. McMullen Jr.


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WILLOW BLUE.
It’s my second collection of critically acclaimed Supernatural and Drama Thriller short stories with all of the Weird Sex, True Love, Monsters and Mayhem, you’ve come to expect (or should by now). Available in paperback for $8.00 or in Kindle for only $1.99. Buy the paperback at Amazon and the Kindle eBook is free! The tales will last you longer than latte!

Want to raise your fear factor?

PERPETUAL BULLET: A Science Fiction Collection.
It’s a veritable trove of previously published Science Fiction Horror Thriller tales – plus bonus stories
Featuring: Weird Sex, True Love, Monsters and Mayhem!
Now on sale for $9.00 in Trade Paperback and in eBook for $1.99 and available for your Android Tablet, iPad, Kindle, Nook, and every other “E”!
Find it at (Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Diesel, !ndigo, iTunes, KoboBooks, Smashwords, WHSmith, and more).
Buy the paperback at Amazon and the Kindle eBook is free!

Fill those bare shelf spaces!

Look for my story Cedo Looked Like People, in the anthology, FEAR THE REAPER, edited by Joe Mynhardt. Available from Crystal Lake Publishing and available in Print for $12.99 or eBook for $2.99.

Also available from Crystal Lake Publishing, the film making guidebook, HORROR 201: The Silver Scream. Reap the rewards of movie making experience from the likes of Myself, as well as  John Carpenter, Tom Holland, Jeffrey Reddick, George A. Romero, Keith Arem, Richard Gray, also the late  Ray Bradbury, Wes Craven, plus many more. $19.99 in Print or $3.99 in eBook.