Under The Covers

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Tonight’s like every other night. You lay there, in the dark and silence, alone, with no company other than your own thoughts. You shift and roll throughout your bed, just you and your thoughts. You ponder, you plan, you fantasise; anything to distract you from the ringing silence that surrounds you.

You hear a creak, a common sound to hear on such a still night, but you still recoil when the sound hits your ears. You hear this sound almost every night, but the sheer unexpectedness sets off a trigger in your head as paranoia takes over. The thought that once illuminated your mind are now darkened. What was once pleasure and success has now turned to demons and killers.
The silence that your mind has been distracting you from has now become focus. You lay there, silent, listening for any obscure sound, hoping that the silence doesn’t leave. Every little noise adds to your paranoia and the silence lingers as you await the next unexpected occurrence. You’re too afraid to open your eyes at the thought of seeing anything your mind can conjure. You lay there alone in fear.

The fear builds up in your mind as you try to find a quick escape from anything it creates. You revert to your childhood solution, hiding under the covers. You pull the blanket over your head and lay in silence. You hear noises, but they don’t seem as scary. You figure if they can’t see you, you’re safe. The heat builds up under your blanket, but you put up with it simply for the comfort it supplies. You begin to calm down and relax, and revert to your usual logical self.

It’s just you and your thoughts again, alone, under your blanket. You think of how silly it was to get so scared and worked up over a silly, little noise. Eyes closed, you lift the blanket off of your face as the built up heat is released. You breathe a sigh of relief and roll over, only to hear a deep, grating voice whisper “Oh, there you are,” as the sounds of footsteps creeps towards your bed.

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  • Commented on August 7, 2015 at 4:02 am

    It was good because it was very relatable. Well done

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  • Commented on August 9, 2015 at 9:03 pm

    This is what happens to me after reading too many creepypastas.

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  • Commented on August 6, 2015 at 10:50 pm

    This is one of those pastas where less is more, you kept it short but you also kept me intrigued. 8/10

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  • Commented on August 11, 2015 at 6:19 pm

    Short but sweet 9/10

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  • Commented on August 7, 2015 at 11:57 am

    Nice example of ‘less is more’. Also, good choice of using a callback to childhood fears.

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  • Commented on August 10, 2015 at 4:43 am

    short but that’s ok because it’s stories like this that make me not want to go to bed

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  • Commented on August 10, 2015 at 5:54 pm

    Awesome! I don’t like tiny pasta’s (cause I’m a man and need a little more to fill me up), but this… I could put down the fork for this. (applauds)

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  • Commented on August 13, 2015 at 5:00 pm

    I love this story. It’s very relatable to how I sometimes felt when I was younger. I decided to have a go narrating this one.

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  • Commented on August 7, 2015 at 12:59 pm

    this is me every early morning when my mom goes to work

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  • Commented on September 15, 2015 at 2:52 pm

    should’ve stayed under the covers

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  • Commented on August 18, 2015 at 1:51 pm

    This is pretty much me every night coz I scare myself silly with CreepyPastas and Horror films.

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  • Commented on September 3, 2015 at 2:34 pm

    I really enjoyed this. A few wrong sentance structures lost the tension a tiny bit for me, but the short, punchy story itself was great.

    7/10.

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  • Commented on September 23, 2015 at 7:47 pm

    Well, I’m screwed.

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  • Commented on December 1, 2015 at 10:58 pm

    Oh very nice! Brief and creepy!

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  • Commented on August 7, 2015 at 12:36 pm

    Loved it. Nice build up.

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  • the pumkin king is back
    Commented on September 21, 2015 at 2:05 pm

    finally something that relates to me at night!! I love the vocab chosen to be in this. its fantastic.

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  • eggnog
    Commented on August 6, 2015 at 4:29 pm

    nice

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  • jess
    Commented on August 10, 2015 at 12:23 am

    you can probobly tell i cant even spell litterally so yeah or i think i cant

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  • Commented on August 10, 2015 at 7:41 pm

    OMG I LOVED THAT 😀

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  • Commented on August 10, 2015 at 7:54 pm

    I like this a lot

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  • Commented on August 17, 2015 at 6:14 pm

    Short and sweet. I’ll give you an 8/10, due to it being very realistic.

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  • Commented on August 17, 2015 at 7:09 pm

    Atmospheric, definitely displays feelings that are easy to relate to. Would have liked more of an actual story but I understand that this pasta really isn’t trying to be like every other pasta. Pretty cool, I give it 4/5

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  • Commented on August 19, 2015 at 2:11 am

    good job it gave me a little scare and im 14

    10/10

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  • Commented on August 22, 2015 at 3:03 am

    I S2FG THAT I HAD A NIGHTMARE THAT WAS THAT EXACT CREEPYPASTA AND I JUST FLIPPED APE SHIT RIGHT THERE. STILL HAVE GOOSEBUMPS. AWESOME JOB. 20/10. BEST ONE I’VE EVER READ.

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  • Commented on September 4, 2015 at 1:54 pm

    9/10 great job relating to the audience, relation causes catharsis and catharsis causes a fantastic story.

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  • taytay
    Commented on December 15, 2015 at 7:25 pm

    This is a really good pasta. I enjoyed it very much.

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  • Commented on December 15, 2015 at 7:27 pm

    This was an excellent pasta. 10/10.

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  • Commented on April 27, 2016 at 1:01 am

    Omg this is my worst nightmare!!! Spoooooky

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  • Commented on August 13, 2015 at 5:00 pm

    https://youtu.be/yCmvqzXPSVw

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  • Commented on August 20, 2015 at 7:10 pm

    Crapcrapcrapcrapcrapcrap
    oh crap

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  • Kea_kuki
    Commented on September 3, 2015 at 7:34 am

    Great story. I nearly jumped out of my skin around the end when my cat decided to make something fall in the other room.

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  • Commented on May 6, 2016 at 10:08 am

    I don’t really find this scary, but quite funny. Apparently they really can’t see you through the blanket. xD 5/5

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  • Commented on October 14, 2016 at 1:45 pm

    Awesome really nice story

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  • Commented on February 9, 2017 at 4:54 am

    This Is freaking me out more than any other pasta since imvunder the covers right now

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  • Commented on September 15, 2015 at 8:27 pm

    Wow. I loved this. I know its gonna come back to me just as i’m about to fall asleep tonight. Awesome job!

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  • Commented on September 6, 2016 at 9:02 am

    Bit gay.

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  • jess
    Commented on August 10, 2015 at 12:22 am

    nice man im scared cause well to be honest im and 11 year old like litteraly

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