In case you missed it: Breathe


This is one of my older stories, and this nasty little tale was inspired by the movie Trick ‘R Treat. A friend of mine wouldn’t shut up about that movie, so I wrote this story about a submerged bus before ever having seen Trick ‘R Treat, just to spite my friend:


Scott was well familiar with Prisoner’s Rock; everyone was. It was a large chunk of boulder-like land just jutting out of Prisoner’s Creek, but nobody ever went out to it. There were a lot of stories attached to it, or rather, a lot of stories attached to what was next to it, submerged next to it under the water. Nevertheless, Scott wasn’t scared of some stupid local legends…

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Published by mmarlott

Mr. Marlott has a background in psychology and classic literature, and he enjoys literature of all types and genres. Mr. Marlott lives somewhere within the United States, has two Gen-Z children, and enjoys telling stories to anyone who will listen. You can read my short horror stories on my site,

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