The touch….

I live on the far end of town in a small cottage house with my single mother. One evening, after the sun had set, I was roaming near woods, despite of my mom’s warnings against staying out too late. As I was about to move towards my home, I heard some footsteps and rustling of the leaves. On moving towards it, I stopped near a huge old tree, among the deep bushes I tried to listen to any more of the rustling or the sounds, but there was none. I was about to move away, when again I heard some footsteps, coming from a thick bush on my left. as I removed a few of the twigs and branches, I noticed a pair of grey eyes, it was a girl, with flawless, pink skin and copper colored hairs. I had never seen such beauty ever before, Gladly, there wasn’t much dark yet, otherwise, I would have missed seeing this heavenly goddess’ beauty. But what is a girl this beautiful and innocent-looking doing in this dark, all by herself? I wondered. “who are you?” I asked her in a polite tone. But she didn’t answer anything, she just kept on staring me. “do you live nearby?” I asked another question. But again, no reply. It was as if my words weren’t reaching her. What if she can’t hear or speak. I wondered. Hopefully, I had learned some sign language in school, I made some gestures with my hand, but again, she kept on staring at me, with fixed pupils. She was unmoving. Although, her eyes were speaking too much, as if warning me of some danger, but what she lacked was a voice or words. So now I looked at her from head to toe, and I noticed that she was completely naked, but more than that what was surprising for me was, that her hair ends, her fingertips, her toenails were sparkling, and glitters were dispersing all over, and the whole of her body had bits of glitter. In my stunned state, I slightly touched her hair, and her eyes turned all white. Her lips parted a little to show her predator like canines. And it at once dawned upon me. But before I could leave from there, my body had stopped taking my brain’s commands. My thoughts were all my own, I was feeling every kind of fear and uncertainty to be present here all alone with this creature, but I just couldn’t move. Next thing, I woke up on a flat stone, all naked, and suddenly, my body stood up, without my will. it dressed itself up and looked in the mirror, I had glitter just like that forest girl., further on I was moving towards my home. What is happening? Am I alive? Is anyone controlling me? Why can’t I move according to my will? What next? Paranoia was taking over my heart and brain. My steps were confident so that if anyone from outside would be seeing me, they will see everything normal. I reached home and heard my mom scolding me for staying out so late, but my body didn’t even turn to face her, instead kept moving towards the staircase to my room, I was about to step on the first step when I felt a hand on my shoulder and my body turned to face my mom, who was now standing there like a statue. I wanted to ask her “mom are you ok? What happened?” I wanted to speak, I wanted to yell out to her, warn her. But again, I couldn’t. And within a moment, I saw another naked creature, who entered my house and dragged my mom towards the woods. And then my body resumed walking up the stairs, it entered my room and shut the door. Then it Went near the mirror on the wall and stood in front of it, that’s when I noticed my eyes were dilapidated, al white and I was smiling, an evil grin.


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21 Comments Add yours

  1. Spot on with this write-up, I actually believe that this web site needs far
    more attention. I’ll probably be returning to read through more, thanks for the information!

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  2. wow!!!. I have always been scared of horror stories but this is so vivid and stirred fear, but thankfully it was short enough to keep the fear manageable. Hahaha!! You write so well 😀

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    1. thank you so much !

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  3. Thank you so much.

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  4. Justina says:

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  5. Geri Lawhon says:

    Wow, what a great story. When is the sequel?

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    1. Well, thank you for reading. And actually I planned to keep it this much only. But I will think about the sequel. Till then keep reading. 😊😊

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    1. Thank you so much 😊

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  6. Anisha says:

    That’s so chilling. Great story!
    Will there be any follow-up, Muskan?

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    1. Thank you anisha 🧡 and no there won’t be any follow up. I think it’s better short and crisp. 😊

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      1. Anisha says:

        My pleasure!
        Okay. It’s great as it is. I was just curious! 😊

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  7. Nawazish says:

    Wonderfully written!!💕💕

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    1. Thank you so much

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      1. Nawazish says:

        You are welcome!!🤗🤗

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  8. This is a bit scary but wonderfully written ✏️

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    1. Thank you 😊 and yeah it was meant to do that. 😅😅

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  9. Sounds like the stuff out of horror movies! You did a great job with the narration 😃

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    1. Thank you so much 🤗🤗

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