|"What Lies Beneath the Bed" (standard:horror, 398 words)|
|Author: c_hernandez||Added: May 10 2003||Views/Reads: 1877/0||Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)|
|This is about mind things that are in a childs imagination a lot of kids think that there is something beneath their bed but there really isn't. This all takes place in the little girls room where she is scared out of her whitts and is never seen again.|
The little girl lay motionless and noiselessly, almost dead to the world. She lay trying not to breathe so hard, but her heart began to race uncontrollably as if it were going to fly right out of her chest. Slowly, she sat up then peered over the edge of the bed. Lucky for her she saw nothing nor heard a thing. Calming herself back down, she leaned back to let her head fall into the silky pink pillow that cradled her small head. Thinking to herself, she thought that the bed was probably hugging and protecting her. Underneath her blanket; she grasped her teddy bear tightly, not wanting to let go. Rustling came from beneath the bed, then a loud shriek! The little girl scared out of her whitts began to continuously sob quietly. Then mumbling she said,” Go away. . .Go away. . .leave me alone.” The shrieks grew louder until she could no longer bare to listen anymore. Within a second she leaped out of bed with her teddy bear in hand and blanket at her side. She lunged for the door, but suddenly was yanked back. It seemed as if she were latched on to something, either that or there was something on the other end of her blanket luring her back beneath the bed. She cried out,” MOM! MOM! HELP ME!” No one seemed to hear because no one ever came. Everyone but her was sound a sleep, dreaming sweet dreams while she was having a nightmare that seemed to surely never end. Slowly, she glanced over to find two hideously pale hands, with razor sharp claws clinging on to the ends of her blanket. The two pale hands appeared to be growing closer and closer till she finally realized that she was sinking deeper and deeper into the dark shadows beneath her bed. As morning grew closer the little girl's room became silent. There was nothing to be seen out of place and nothing missing, but the little girl was no where to be found. There was no trace of her anywhere but her little blanket, which lay across the floor next to her bed. Till this day no one really knows what happened that night in that room. . . will the truth ever be unmasked? What was it that scared the little girl so bad, what really lies beneath the bed? Tweet
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