“The Cliff and the Abyss” / Memorable Fancies #1518

[“They held each other’s hands and wandered along the cliff on the edge of the abyss.” – Pascal Quignard] He has a sudden urge to throw her off the cliff. The urge becomes overwhelming. But he stops just in time and she never notices what happened, what didn’t happen, what agonies of choice he endured. “That was a fun walk,” she says. “Let’s do it again next week.” Next week, he thinks, the same thing will happen. His indecision will be worth the price of not, finally, putting an end to … [Read more...]

“We Remember Charlie” / Memorable Fancies #1404

Charlie died up there, in that little room. That was his favorite place in all the world to hang out, with all his books and gadgets and stuff, and it just seemed such a shame to move him, take him away to someplace he never knew, someplace cold and dark he probably wouldn’t have liked. So Charlie’s still in the attic. We hold our noses and remember him. <END> Buy it at amazon.com/author/terencekuch: The Trees of Malice, 16 stories of horror and the weird too creepy to share. From Abuzz … [Read more...]