Story: The mysterious case

“The case is mysterious as two of the boys are still missing.”

“What about the boy who appeared after three days? I asked

“He’s still in shock. He’s miserable”, the duty officer closed his file as he finished giving me brief.

“Ma’am, It’s been said that the place is haunted”, he tried to warn me.

“What nonsense!” I shouted, “Why can’t you just concentrate on the case?”

“Here is the picture of the spot where the boys went missing”, he looked embarrass as he placed the picture on my table.

“Ma’am everything’s fine?”

Licking my lips, I tried to appear calm, “Oh yes, just bring me some water,” I forced myself to smile.

“Yes, Ma’am”, said he and left the room

As, I looked down at the picture, I felt a tingling sensation down my spine.

Later, the sole witness died in the hospital and the case remained unresolved.

Nobody but I know the truth about that picture. They weren’t ordinary stones.

They were two horrible faces and I saw them shrieking with fear.


I was under the weather and was not able to read and write here. It’s quite better and I’m off to read your posts now 🙂

This week’s photo prompt is provided by Louise with “The Storyteller’s Abode.” Thank you Louise! Thanks Priceless Joy for another exciting challenge. Word count is 175.

We are suppose to write a story within limit of 100 – 150 words (+ – 25 words).

21 thoughts on “Story: The mysterious case

  1. I’m sorry to hear that you have been ill and I’m happy to know you are much better. Your story is wonderful! It is a mystery-horror and is very chilling! Thank you so much for participating in FFfAW challenge! 🙂

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    1. 🙂
      I just tried. I’m not much satisfied with piece and I like this aspect of writing. For, there is always a room for improvement here !
      Thank you for finding it scary and mysterious 🙂

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