five black & white die on a dark surface

Scary Short Story Contest – “Player Four” by Dan Diehn

The following story won 3rd place in our Scary Short Story Contest. “Bloody Mary, Bloody Mary, Bloody Mary,” the three boys intoned within the darkness, the flicker of a solitary candle flame casting dancing shadows upon the walls. They peered into the bathroom mirror, awaiting glowing eyes and outstretched arms, but none came. She had…