Short stories tagged with Hallucinations

Listing 20 stories.

A writer struggles to craft a story and begins to lose his own sanity when an idea finally comes to him.

In a convent, a young nun’s internal war between desire and religion comes to a head when she makes a new, devious friend.

A woman struggles to care for her son, who was diagnosed with schizophrenia as a young man and has now lived in a mental hospital for over ten years.

After Anton Chekhov's slow death from tuberculosis, his wife Olga sends a hotel-boy on an important errand to ensure that no attention is called to the death of the famous Russian playwright.

After suffering a miscarriage with her husband of three years, a hotel housekeeper takes a leap of faith and sojourns with a hotel guest to Galicia amidst separatist violence in contemporary Spain. They spend a passionate and hallucinatory day together and end up in another hotel room.

After his girlfriend begins going to a hypnotist, a man visits him too and finds himself plagued by horrific visions of death that start to blur with reality.

A young man has been experiencing intense hallucinations for most of his life. When one of his nightmares begins to seem a little too real, he realizes there may be an explanation for these experiences, and it may have something to do with his mother's death.

A traumatized veteran with destructive magical powers struggles to escape the weight of her past crimes—but finds herself pulled in once more.

When a man who extracts people from cults using a mysterious brain drug receives his latest assignment, he realizes his involvement with the cult runs deeper than he was aware of.

While fighting the Sandinistas in El Salvador, a young American soldier uses hallucinogenic drugs to cope with his fear, making it difficult to determine what's real and what's not.