Dark Halloween Stories

Ready for some dark Halloween stories? From the twisted mind of Dark Johnny comes his collection of work that will satisfy your guilty pleasurer for Halloween horrors. Oh yea, there's some nice stories too. Enjoy!


Under the bright lights of the big city, a young girl nervously awaited her first date beneath the grand pavilion that led to the velvet carpet of the newly opened movie theater. Julie was a little shy. All of this was a little new. She was a country girl no longer than a fortnight ago, countryside...


Mark blinked in the hot glare of the intense light. Heat radiated from the unnatural light, burning his skin. Why was it so hard to breathe? Every breath was labored, and as he breathed, he could smell the sulfuric taint in the air The pain didn't subside, if anything, it got worse, but Mark managed to...


At the dawn of civilization, a lone gray wolf lost in the wilderness approaches a man-made settlement searching for nourishment. As the wolf mills around the homestead, several tribal members try hustling him away, but one man realizing the animal is starving gives it food. The wolf eating for the first time in days...


The annual carnival had deteriorated over the years, and the place had the aesthetic of being genuinely creepy, especially from the shadows of a nearby forest that seemed to loom over everything. Nobody else seemed to be bothered by it, and Mike had the feeling that it was only him who felt that way...


As the storm rages a thick veil of mist masks the face of the cliffs. A massive wave hits the jagged rocks and pulls an elderly couple towards a watery grave. The foundations of the shack atop the mound of earth were barely enough to keep the building from a similar fate. That evening...


"In a person lifetime the heart beats more than two and a half billion times without resting. Each day it beast about 100,000 times a day and pumps about 2,000 gallons of blood... The average weight of the human heart is between 9 and 15 ounces. Although it looks like old John's heart is over 16 ounces..."


The gate on the other side of the Coliseum began to open, and Marcus' fingers curled around the hilt of his blade. The sword was unbalanced - even after all this time, Marcus was still used to professional, well-crafted and balanced swords in his time in the Greek army - but, as a gladiator...


In the not-too-distant future, a rogue group of social outcasts will gain political power and overthrow the United States government. Basic necessities such as food and water will be in short supply. Shelter is difficult to find. Most nuclear power plants will remain active; however due to neglect many will leak radioactive material...

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