Creepypasta: Regalia of ConsumptionCreepypasta: Regalia of ConsumptionCreepypasta: Regalia of Consumption1 day ago in Flash Fiction & Vignettes
Nothing matters but the action of ingestion. Not even the practical need we all have for foodstuffs, or the carnal pleasures we associate with it. Just the act, the action, the process of tearing gristle and splintering bone and reinforcing the superiority we have over our prey.
Me and Prey. Me and them. Me and food.
I am a Wendigo, or that is what I have learned Prey calls me, at any rate. And if it bleeds, I will hunt and eat it. I am just as content to maim and butcher a rabbit as I am to (quite literally) slaughter a lost traveller.
Me and Prey. As it has been. As it always will be.
“I’m tired” Derrick yawns as you observe the crackling of the dying campfire’s embers play off one another’s light.
“Then go to sleep” you suggest.
“I guess that’s a good idea. G’night” he says before shuffling back to his tent.
The air is crisp and the night is
Best IntentionsIt padded through the halls on naked feet, keeping time with the static chatter of the address system. Its arms hung to knees, jointed like links of rattling chain, and fingers tapered lower still to the points of tapping claws. Its back formed a bony arch beneath the weight, the ridges of its spine protruding as peaks and valleys below sallow skin.Best Intentions2 days ago in Flash Fiction & Vignettes
It stood head and shoulders over those who passed it by, yet their eyes never strayed in its direction. Instead they were attentive in scanning clipboards or colleagues, caught up in the rush that never ceased beneath those fluorescent lights. Even in bumping against the errant swing of its limbs, they never turned, correcting their balance and hurrying on in a haze of late-night diligence.
Its head rotated on that gaunt periscope of a neck, sweeping its perceptions side to side as it clicked in steady echolocation. The corridor painted before it without sight, serving in the absence of eyes. Pits hollowed where they might otherwise have be