Alaina didn't expect to be murdered that morning. Making amends with her friends and family didn't have quite the effect she'd hoped for.
Employees of a software company solve their problems using cyberspace in a way cyberspace was never intended to be used...
cw: descriptions of torture A supernatural entity unlike any other develops an increasingly disturbing personality with devastating consequences.
Her insanity doesn't bother her. It's what makes her great.
Some knowledge, no matter how tantalizing, should remain secret.
cw: sexual harassment
When a spell goes horribly wrong, a woman becomes trapped in her coworker's mind.
A woman wakes from a nightmare to find she's still in one.
Sidney has one hell of a day.
A graveyard conversation is joined by some unlikely participants.
Sometimes the cure is worse than the disease. Or in this case, the cockroach.
A scientist on an apocalyptic planet tries to save her creations from the race of monsters they were created for.
cw: body horror A jogger stops to help a stranger standing in the Forbidden Zone. He should've just kept jogging...
Two women buy an old house to remodel. A cryptic warning given by a townsperson leads them to explore the attic. The old portraits they discover seem to have a life of their own...
A man finds a way to escape his nagging wife. Little does he know, she has a similar idea.
A couple counsels a house's new owners on the history of the place, but leave out a crucial piece of information.
An enigmatic government project, unknowingly forbidden by an extraterrestrial alliance, is carried out with unfortunate precision.
The people up above are telling him to run. So he does. But their voices grow more and more agitated, almost as if he's doing something wrong.
cw: body horror When lab assistant Devin is sent on a mysterious assignment, Angel temporarily takes over his duties. She learns that Devin's boss has made a discovery that could change the world. But Angel makes some terrifying discoveries of her own. When she unwittingly becomes part of the nefarious scientist's research, she finds out his actions have put the entire Facility in danger. Can she put a stop to his crimes before he kills them all?
If you're looking for a glimpse of the kind of stories you'll find in the compilation Trapped Inside the Maelstrom, read the Facility. (Please read the CWs above first.)