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  1. Shelter 1. Shelter Shelter-Verse

    By Comicality, in Fiction. 07/14/2014 (Updated: 12/31/2023)

    Genres: Horror, Romance, Thriller/Suspense, Science Fiction
    Sub-genres: Horror - Modern, Romantic Sci-Fi, Zombie, Supernatural Thriller, Apocalyptic and Post-apocalyptic
    • teen
    • zombie
    • gay
    • death-defying
    • brothers
    • friendship

    Young Jake has been guided towards his high school building along with many other survivors from all of the surrounding areas, as the country attempts to make it through a zombie outbreak. It is only by chance that a beautiful stranger gets holed up in the same building. Even in a world overrun by the dead, love can still make you feel so alive.

    • 29 Chapters
    • 113,521 Words
    • 111,498 Views
    • 158 Comments
    • Mature
    • Long-Term Hold
  2. Savage Moon 06 - The New Breed 6. Savage Moon

    By Comicality, in Fiction. 12/23/2010 (Updated: 12/20/2023)

    Genres: Horror, Paranormal
    Sub-genres: Horror - Modern, Werewolves
    • violent

    Young Wesley has spent his life trying to be a decent boy. Always holding back, always trying to make the right decision. But when a young group of delinquents step into his life, they begin to free him from what he knew as being right and wrong. However, these other teens are a lot more than what they seem. Beware the full moon, the new moon, and every dark hour in between!

    • 43 Chapters
    • 214,221 Words
    • 210,897 Views
    • 142 Comments
    • Mature
    • Long-Term Hold
  3. The Windows

    By chris191070, in Fiction. 10/22/2023 (Updated: 11/07/2023)

    Genres: Horror
    Sub-genres: Horror - Modern
    • adult
    • ghosts
    • halloween

    This is a story of demonic possession, which is ruining a man’s life, his profession, and his marriage. It is a also a story of love and loyalty, as his husband leaves no stone unturned, in his quest to exorcise the demon.

    • 7 Chapters
    • 10,748 Words
    • 3,721 Views
    • 49 Comments
    • Mature
    • Complete
  4. The Seducer: A Gone From Daylight Inspired Story

    By MrM, in FanFiction. 10/31/2020 (Updated: 10/31/2023)

    Fandoms: Gone From Daylight
    Genres: Horror
    Sub-genres: Horror - Modern
    • young adult
    • vampire
    • gay
    • college
    • first time
    • dark
    • 20th century
    • halloween

    The year is Nineteen Hundred and Eighty-Nine and one William Harker is on the brink of starting the rest of his life.

    Little does young William Harker know that his whole future has been a manipulation by powers he cannot possibly comprehend! From the time of his birth to now in his flowering manhood, he has been watched over by one of the great powers of this world! A power secret, ancient, hidden, and often feared.

    • 29 Chapters
    • 52,378 Words
    • 29,819 Views
    • 58 Comments
    • Mature
    • Temporary Hold
  5. Scapegoat

    By ValentineDavis21, in Fiction. 08/16/2023 (Updated: 10/22/2023)

    Genres: Action/Adventure, General Fiction, Horror
    Sub-genres: Adventure, Drama, Horror - Modern
    • mature adult
    • angels
    • demons
    • magic
    • road-trip
    • friendship

    Scapegoat tells the story of two misfits and their blood-soaked search for redemption and the answers to their existence in a world where Christianity is dead and the forgotten magics of the old world has returned to the twenty-first century. Not only will this journey lead them to forge an unbreakable bond, but with an inevitable confrontation with Ialdabaoth, the inferior God of the Old Testament and creator of our imperfect universe.

    • 9 Chapters
    • 74,688 Words
    • 2,720 Views
    • 10 Comments
    • Mature
    • Abandoned
  6. Teaching Horrible Lessons

    By W_L, in Fiction. 10/12/2023 (Updated: 10/17/2023)

    Genres: Horror
    Sub-genres: Horror - Modern, Psychological
    • teen
    • demons
    • magic
    • mind control
    • gay
    • bdsm
    • violent
    • modern

    It is Halloween night when all sorts of monsters prowl and come out from their shadows. Jules is a gay bookish 14-year-old boy, who enjoys reading and watching horror more than pretending to be a monster. He is forced to attend a Halloween party by his boyfriend, Mark. Something horrifying is about to occur.

    • 7 Chapters
    • 14,859 Words
    • 4,389 Views
    • 35 Comments
    • Mature
    • Complete
  7. Dance With the Devil

    By Bill W, in Fiction. 10/16/2023 (Updated: 10/16/2023)

    Genres: Horror
    Sub-genres: Horror - Modern
    • teen
    • demons
    • dark
    • modern
    • halloween

    Five thirteen-year-old boys feel they are too old to wear costumes and go trick-or-treating, so they make other plans. On Halloween night, they all go to one of the other boy’s home for a sleep over. The plan is to pig out on candy and Halloween cookies as they watch a horror movie on TV. The thing is, you won’t believe what happens once the movie ends.

    • 1 Chapters
    • 3,620 Words
    • 1,316 Views
    • 25 Comments
    • Mature
    • Complete
  8. The Theocracy - The Blackened Cross

    By ValentineDavis21, in Fiction. 03/27/2023 (Updated: 09/16/2023)

    Genres: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
    Sub-genres: Horror - Modern, Urban Fantasy, Noir/Hard-Boiled, Detective
    • mature adult
    • demons
    • magic
    • dark
    • ghosts

    Christianity is dead. The old gods and magics of the Void have returned to the twenty-first century. For this the Theocracy was created, a world-spanning organization put into place to keep the forces of the Void from bleeding into our world.

    After a lengthy hiatus following his last case, death magician and agent Vanus Kaufman is teamed with Astorathian agent Bazzelthorpe to investigate a viscous occult murder that will lead them into the dark depths of Inferno, a hell-like dimension. If they are to survive they will have to learn to trust each other.

    • 40 Chapters
    • 107,044 Words
    • 13,808 Views
    • 57 Comments
    • Mature
    • Abandoned
  9. Safehaven Shelter-Verse

    By Comicality, in Fiction. 08/20/2016 (Updated: 08/28/2023)

    Genres: Horror, Romance, Science Fiction
    Sub-genres: Horror - Modern, Romantic Sci-Fi, Zombie, Apocalyptic and Post-apocalyptic
    • teen
    • zombie
    • north america
    • no sex
    • suspense
    • modern

    The 4th Spinoff story from the "Shelter" series, an ex-military officer is forced to race out into the threat of a total social shut down to save his son during the chaos of a zombie apocalypse! Can he get there in time? Or will he lose the one thing that means most to him as the world falls apart?

    • 5 Chapters
    • 19,204 Words
    • 14,689 Views
    • 15 Comments
    • Teen
    • Long-Term Hold
  10. The Mantis Corruption - Book Three 3. The Mantis Gland

    By Adam Andrews Johnson, in Fiction. 05/05/2023 (Updated: 05/28/2023)

    Genres: Fantasy, Horror, Science Fiction
    Sub-genres: Horror - Modern, Urban Fantasy, Grimdark, Science Fantasy, Weird Science, Apocalyptic and Post-apocalyptic, Dystopian
    • mature adult
    • mutants
    • gay
    • rural
    • urban
    • no sex
    • dark
    • death

    In the east are monsters. In the north is the witch. In the south is the capital. To the west is the waste. The land is called Xin. Life has been nothing but cruel to the children soldiers Sumi and Harakin. They were not expected to survive as long as they have. In the north, a child with shadows ventures to the witch's lair. In the south, an organic mechanic is expelled from her guild.

    How will these different individuals from a distant land connect to the events in Books One & Two? And what will happen with the monsters?

    • 30 Chapters
    • 59,778 Words
    • 9,788 Views
    • 150 Comments
    • Mature
    • Complete
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