We recently asked members of our BuzzFeed Community, "What is the scariest and/or most disturbing short story you've ever read?" and they did not disappoint. Here are just a few of the short stories that are guaranteed to give you nightmares in 100 pages or less:
1: Given the nature of this post, there are some disturbing descriptions and mentions of graphic imagery, so reader discretion is advised.
2: There are SPOILERS AHEAD for several of these short stories!
Now it's your turn! What short story terrified you the most?! Share the title, the author, and a little bit about the story itself in the comments below!
Some responses have been edited for length and/or clarity.