20 Of The Scariest Two-Sentence Horror Stories

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20 Of The Scariest Two-Sentence Horror Stories

Do you like horror stories? Well, you’re in for a treat today! We’ve gathered 20 of the scariest two-sentence horror stories from around the web. These little gems are sure to give you a scare. So sit back, relax, and enjoy some truly spine-chilling tales. Just make sure the lights are on when you read them!

Not everyone is fond of a good scare, but for those that do like it, these horror stories are guaranteed to get your heart racing!

They’re horror stories in just two sentences, skillfully crafted to scare the bejesus out of you in seconds.

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Don’t Be Scared of the Monsters

“Don’t be scared of the monsters, just look for them. Look to your left, to your right, under your bed, behind your dresser, in your closet but never look up, she hates being seen.”

Via AnarchistWaffles

Safety Goggles

“Carol never wore her safety goggles. Now she doesn’t need to.”

Via kryptonianCodeMonkey

He Asked For Her Hand

“After dating all though high school and college, our daughter’s boyfriend finally came by today to ask my husband and me for her hand.  We gave it to him, hoping that he’ll finally tell us where the rest of her is.”

Via Thought Catalog

It’s Going to Be More Painful This Time

“‘You were my Mommy before the last time we died too,’ your daughter tells you in a booming sing-song voice as she adjusts another puzzle piece. The light in her eyes seems to go out a moment later, as she whispers to you, ‘it’s going to be much more painful this time.'”

Via smurfetteshat

Doctor’s Verdict

“The doctors told the amputee he might experience a phantom limb from time to time. Nobody prepared him for the moments though, when he felt cold fingers brush across his phantom hand.”

Via Gagege

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My Sister Says

“My sister says that Mommy killed her. Mommy says that I don’t have a sister.”

Via i-am-the-assbutt

She Won’t Stop Crying

“My daughter won’t stop crying and screaming in the middle of the night. I visit her grave and ask her to stop, but it doesn’t help.”

Via Skuppy

Bubble Wrap

“They delivered the mannequins in bubble wrap. From the main room, I begin to hear popping.”

Via Mikeyseventyfive

I Received a Letter

“A letter once came to my house.  It was signed by me, in my handwriting.

Via Nmmms51 

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He Doesn’t Know

“I lay paralyzed, but awake.  The embalmer in the room doesn’t know.”

Via Lefties_eat_dick

Passing Notes in Class

“Passing notes? You know the rules, read it out loud for the class.”  The boy shuffled uncomfortably in his seat and stammered out, “Don’t come to school tomorrow”.

Via Tacadan

He Walked In On Us

“My room mate walked in on me and my girlfriend in the bedroom.  Now I have to get rid of two bodies.”

Via Bold Of You To Assume

Today is Her Funeral

“Today is my wife’s funeral.  But she doesn’t know it yet.”

Via Think He Had a Moustache

Sticks and Stones

“Sticks and stones may break your bones.  But my crowbar does it a lot faster.”

Via Dying-Artist

Don’t Forget Me Mumma

“I think I’m going to take a nap, because I’m not feeling well and it’s so hot in here.  When Mummy comes back to the car from her appointment, she’ll wake me up.”

Via Hernanredrum

Not the Carpet

“I shrieked in agony as the pool of red spread out from me.  The 32 ounce glass of Hawaiian Punch would never come out of the white carpet.”

Via Shakey Thirsty

No Daddy

“What did you call it again?” I asked, holding a picture of my precious newborn, Anna.  “It’s called Alzheimer’s Daddy,” said this woman, claiming to be my girl.

Via Garry That’s Stupid

I Know About Vanessa

“A smile of relief washed across his face, even with his arm swallowed nearly to the elbow by the drain, and he said, “I think I feel your ring!” I smiled too, and said “Oh, that’s great, love… and I know about Vanessa,” As I flipped on the disposal switch.

Via Thought Catalog

Lactose Intolerant

“My new parents told me that I’m lactose-intolerant and can never have ice cream.  However, the only thing that bothered me about having my last bowl of cereal three months ago was when I saw my face on the milk carton.”

Via Random Something 98


“The dough had been resting for 24 hours, and I was finally putting it inside the oven.  When I closed the oven door, I realised that the band-aid that used to be on my finger wasn’t there anymore.”

Via Urdadlesbian

Do you like scary stuff? If so, you’re going to love this post. It’s full of some of the scariest two-sentence horror stories out there. Ready to be scared? Let’s get started!

Which story scared you the most?

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