Short stories tagged with Corpse

Listing 5 stories.

A little girl sits down by her dying grandmother’s bedside to receive an important warning about how she should live her life with the knowledge that death will come to her, too.

A young woman is angered from beyond the grave when her family's greed denies her a proper burial, resulting in her becoming a vengeful spirit rather than moving on to the next stage of the afterlife.

Sent on a mission from the emperor, an expert wine-taster travels the countryside, seemingly oblivious to the war and death around him.

An evil spirit ravages the community and a voodou Bokor must hunt it down and use magic to trick the freed monster into believing that it is still a slave.

When a corpse is found in the forest on a rainy day, two police officers quietly curse at the dark curiosity human passerbys have toward death.