“THE RAVEN MOCKER” and 5 More Creepy True Paranormal Stories! #WeirdDarkness

THE RAVEN MOCKER” and 5 More Creepy True Paranormal Stories! #WeirdDarkness

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IN THIS EPISODE: A girl’s younger sister keeps seeing things that don’t exist – until the truth is revealed when older sis is moving out. (Secrets Between Sisters) *** It’s called the Chronovisor – and it is said the device can look into events in the future as well as the past. Is it true? We may never know – the Vatican, the supposed owners of the device, are refusing to cooperate when questioned. (Does The Vatican Have a Time Machine?) *** An Alaskan hunter claims to have found a boy that had been kidnapped… not by humans or aliens, but by a mysterious creature knows as the ircerratt. (Abducted By The Ircenrratt) *** It is considered to be one of the most beautiful lakes in the United States. But there are also tales of ghosts, a giant lake monster, unexplained disappearances, and murders. That’s only a sample of what you might find at Oregon’s Crater Lake. (The Creeps of Crater Lake) *** Weirdo family member Candice Cardenas tells of a haunting in her mobile home. (This Ghost Loves Brass) *** They’re powerful in the supernatural. Witches, demons and poltergeists fear them because they are not from our world. The Cherokee call them the Raven Mockers. (The Raven Mocker)

“The Raven Mocker” by Jeramy Neurign: http://bit.ly/2RUcsSG
“Secrets Between Sister” posted at BackpackerVerse: http://bit.ly/2NsJtXj
“Does The Vatican Have a Time Machine” posted at Disclose.TV: http://bit.ly/2Lzxvsz
“Abducted By The Ircenrraat” originally published in the Anchorage Daily News: (link no longer available)
““The Creeps of Crater Lake” by Christopher Schulz: http://bit.ly/2LxmZ4N
“This Ghost Loves Brass” submitted by Weirdo family member Candice Cardenas

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Welcome, Weirdos – I’m Darren Marlar and this is Weird Darkness. Here you’ll find stories of the paranormal, supernatural, legends, lore, the strange and bizarre, crime, conspiracy, mysterious, macabre, unsolved and unexplained.

Coming up in this episode…

A girl’s younger sister keeps seeing things that don’t exist – until the truth is revealed when older sis is moving out. (Secrets Between Sisters)

It’s called the Chronovisor – and it is said the device can look into events in the future as well as the past. Is it true? We may never know – the Vatican, the supposed owners of the device, are refusing to cooperate when questioned. (Does The Vatican Have a Time Machine?)

An Alaskan hunter claims to have found a boy that had been kidnapped… not by humans or aliens, but by a mysterious creature knows as the ircenrraat. (Abducted By The Ircenrraat)

It is considered to be one of the most beautiful lakes in the United States. But there are also tales of ghosts, a giant lake monster, unexplained disappearances, and murders. That’s only a sample of what you might find at Oregon’s Crater Lake. (The Creeps of Crater Lake)

Weirdo family member Candice Cardenas tells of a haunting in her mobile home. (This Ghost Loves Brass)

They’re powerful in the supernatural. Witches, demons and poltergeists fear them because they are not from our world. The Cherokee call them the Raven Mockers. (The Raven Mocker)

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There are many interesting and dangerous creatures in Cherokee mythology. One of them is the raven mocker and another one is the body snatcher, a feared cannibal.

It is said that the raven mocker fell to earth like a shooting star. They’re powerful in the supernatural. Witches, demons and poltergeists fear them because they are not of here.

They’re called raven mocker because of the cry they make in flight and they dive mimics a raven, but they resemble the shooting star as they fly, like a ball of sparks.

These creatures are ageless, and they look for people on their death bed. They eat out the heart, stealing the time they have left on earth, the person’s life force, to add to their time. It’s unknown how long they can go, forever maybe.

They’ll also harvest the body parts of the dead to replace their own decayed limbs. They look like extremely old people, so old the gender is hard to tell. But they are armed with a piercing scream, the ability to fly and fingernails like surgical blades and just as tough.  This is why some old people look like they have been stitched many times. If the raven mocker are disturbed in their life stealing or feeding, the person they attacked becomes infected, and they eventually become a raven mocker.

There are talismans used to detect them. It’s taboo to give specifics but certain types of bones and feathers from an owl are tied with leather rope in a way that they will shiver when near. Evergreen smoke repels them. Fire, or impaled on sharpen ash wood that had been lightning struck kills them, and starvation.

One thing the rave mocker truly fear is discovery. If they don’t feed or replace their rotting flesh within seven days, they starve, rot and die. If the identity of a raven mocker is discovered, they’ll know they can’t hunt in that area anymore, that they’ll be hunted. So, if one is aware that they’ve been discovered, they will use any means necessary to stop that person from talking.

There is a race of cannibal spirits, who stay at the bottom of the deep rivers and live upon human flesh, especially that of little children. They come out just as the sun rises, going from house to house until they find a home unlocked with the people asleep.

Once inside they shoot them with arrows and carry the body down to the water, feasting on the body once it’s submerged.

So that no one discovers that the person is gone, they leave a shade or image of the dead person or little child, that wakes up and goes about just as they did, but there is no life to it. Growing weaker, sicker, after seven days it dies. The people bury it and think they are burying the real person.

It was a long time before it was discovered that the cannibal spirits were taking people. This is how it happened.

There was a man who gotten so sick, it was thought he would soon die. The people around him stayed away and avoided his home. We weren’t so caring then. After several days of neglect, the man awoke to find an old woman who he didn’t know was checking his body, pinching and prodding him.

She told him to stay quiet, she’d make everything better and despite her age and size, she easily lifted and carried the man to the river. When he went under with her, he saw that it wasn’t really like going underwater, but like stepping through a room. It was another country, just like the world above.

She took him to a village with many houses, people, even children. Several hunters came back with game and the man saw that it was people, children, being prepared like deer or fish.

The old woman took him to her home and said that when he was no longer sick, he’d be eaten. She prepared him a meal of child, but he couldn’t eat it. Then she realized he couldn’t eat what she could and fed him meals of beans and bread. The man got well and when he thought everyone was asleep, he slipped away back to the upper world.

Upon returning home, everyone was shocked to see him, saying that they had just buried him.

The village Conjurers listened to his story and knew that the water had an opening doorway to the darkening lands, the underworld. So, the Conjurers had the chief make it so when people were sick or dying, others were to stay with them and care for them. They were told to lock their doors before sleeping and to watch over each other to make sure they weren’t taken for a meal again.



I’ve always been afraid of my little sister. I know that sounds like I must be a pansie. Jackie is two years younger and she’s always been an introvert, but she sees things. Even now at seventeen she is still tied to mom’s apron strings, never leaves the house and still sees things. Everyone thinks she’s special.

She’s always told crazy stories and when we were younger she sometimes got me in trouble by telling our parents the most bizarre things about what she saw. She lied a lot. I was always innocent and she had to try and drag me into it. Dad told me one day that she’d told him about an evil spirit in her room.

Jackie would come down for breakfast in the morning with scratches on her back and face. She’d murmur to herself and we could hear things like, “Nasty demon.” Mom was upset and took her to doctors who said that she was doing it to herself and was showing signs of schizophrenia.

One time, Dad found bird beaks that were still dripping blood – scattered and left in strange places around the house. They were stuffed under cushions, inside coffee cups and poking out of the air vents. He followed the trail of tiny feathers and drops of blood all the way back to Jackie’s room. He went nuts that day.

I remember hearing Mom and Dad fight over what to do about Jackie. They sat her down and asked her about the beaks. She shook her head violently, chirping like a bird and screeching until they got the medicine down her throat. We were all so terrified of her. I kept my door locked at all times.

When I started having nightmares and passing out every time something happened, Jackie was always standing there, staring at me with her pale, green eyes. Her messy, orange hair always creeped me out but when she took the scissors to it and did a freaky hack job, I wondered if I would be next.

Mom was worried that I was going insane too but when I turned eighteen I decided to move out with my boyfriend. I’ll never forget the last day, when I was packing my bags and boxes. Jackie sidled up to me and handed me an envelope. She giggled and backed away as I opened it up. I froze.

There were pictures she’d drawn of me scratching her face and torturing animals. I looked up in confusion and saw her pointing at me with an evil grin.

“You’re the one, Denise. You’re the demon. You come to me at night – in your sleep.”

I didn’t want to believe it, even though I did have problems with sleepwalking when I was little. She whispered in my ear as I fought back the tears and disgust.

“Keep bringing me the baby birds, Denise. I like the crunch. If you don’t, I’ll tell – and you’ll be taken away.”

I try to keep her happy, but now – my boyfriend wakes up with scratches all over him.



Conspiracy theories run rife around the internet and they will continue to do so. While not every theory that comes to light will stand a chance of there being any truth to it, there is a saying that in every rumor there is always a bit of truth.

The Roman Catholic Church headquarters is the latest to have become embroiled in a conspiracy theory, as they have done in the past. One of the latest of the theories is that the Vatican has possession of a secret device with the name of the Chronovisor and they use the device to look into events that will occur in the future along with ones that have happened in the past.

A book by the name of The Time Machine was written by H.G Wells during the 19th century, a book of science fiction, which attracted the pseudo-science and scientific communities. The book was popular and some physicists have believed that traveling through time is possible.

There is a great deal of controversy in the scientific community today about time travel, with some scientists saying that they have proof that it is impossible to travel in time. A group from the University of Queensland made a simulation in 2015 of how time-travelling photons might behave. They suggested that when at the quantum level, the grandfather paradox, which is what would make time travel impossible, might be resolved.

They made use of photons, single particles of light, for simulating quantum particles traveling back through time. By being able to study the behavior, scientists revealed strange aspects were possible of modern physics and so concluded that time travel is indeed possible.

With this having said to have been established the rumor about the Vatican owning a Chronovisor is not so out there. A newspaper in Italy published an article with the title of “A Machine That Photographs The Past Has Been Invented”. In the article, it alleged that this machine was capable of this and it had the name of the Chronovisor and it had been invented by people inside the Vatican.

The newspaper article went on to say that the device allowed the user to look into the future along with past events and the machine owned by the Vatican had one of the biggest and most closely guarded secrets that humanity had. The article was said to have shed light on the time machine publicly, however, people who were familiar with what went on inside the Vatican did not find the article all that surprising.

It said that a lot of scientists had been involved in the building of the Chronovisor and that it had been built during the 1950s under the supervision of the Vatican. The man who was said to have led the project was Father Pellegrino Maria Ernetti. He was a physicist from Italy who went on to become a priest and is said to have been behind the project. It was said that he received important and technical information from Enrico Fermi, the Nobel Laureate, along with rocket scientist Wernher Von Braun.

The newspaper article went on to describe the time machine as being a small object that had many antennas and which was made of precious alloy, cathode tubes, levers, and dials. It was said that the device could capture important events that occurred in the past and the future, at specific locations.

Peter Krassa, an author from Germany, wrote a book in 1997 that gave more details about the Chronovisor, which he called “Father Ernetti Chronovisor: The Creation and Disappearance of the World’s First Time Machine”. It was said that the priest had talked with Krassa and told him that he had invented the time machine. Ernetti gave confirmation that the time machine was used to witness the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah, along with many other events that happened historically.

Ernetti had said that he had used the time machine to witness the crucifixion of Jesus along with witnessing other people, including Napoleon, Cicero and other events that happened in the past and Bible.

Father Ernetti was asked where the time machine was and he would not answer, he would only say that he was not allowed to talk about the location of it or if it was still in use. People who had been close to Ernetti had been speculating whether Ernetti had dismantled the time machine as he feared it might end up in the wrong hand. It had been reported that Ernetti had said that if it should end up in the wrong hands it might be behind the scariest dictatorship to be seen in the world.

Father Ernetti was also said to have said that Pope Prius XII told them not to disclose information about the device as it could be dangerous and might be used to restrain freedom of man. The Vatican has always denied any claims of owning such a machine and they said that if anyone was using such a machine with the characteristics then they would be excommunicated. This led to conspiracy theorists claiming that the church was indeed hiding something.

The rumor about the Vatican having the Chronovisor is still hanging around the Vatican’s neck whether it is true or not.




An intriguing e-mail hit Bush Alaska…in it, a hunter from Marshall recounted how he found a boy alleged to have been abducted by the ircenrraat.
Ircenrraat (singular: ircenrraq; say “irr-chin-hhak” with a harsh hh and you’re getting close) are a recurring theme in traditional Yup’ik teachings and legends, “little people” who dwell in the tundra, usually underground. They disorient, discomfort and trap unwary humans.
City folk usually dismiss ircenrraat as superstition. Those who have lived in Yup’ik country for any period of time tend to be a little more inclined to listen. For one thing, the stories are persistent and often come from respectable observers. For another, when you’re by yourself in the middle of nowhere, things happen that are hard to explain.
For instance, a few years back, on a very remote solo kayak trip in the lower Yukon region, I swear I heard rocks tossed in my direction by unseen hands or whatever. Big rocks. Whoosh. Plunk. Weird. A little scary — and not particularly on target, assuming they were trying to hit me. A close inspection of the presumed point of origin showed no evidence of anything. There was nowhere for anything bigger than a squirrel to hide. I can’t say it was an ircenrraaq, but neither can I absolutely refute those who suggest it was.
Yup’ik descriptions of the “little people” resemble those in widespread stories shared by many cultures around the world. A conference on such creatures is held every year in Twisp, Wash.
Though accounts of sightings or of inexplicable events attributed to ircenrraat are common in Western Alaska, they seldom receive wide circulation outside the area.
The Internet age changed that.
I called Nick Andrew Jr. in Marshall, whose e-mail started the latest excitement. He intended it as a private message to a family member, he said, and was a little disconcerted that it got forwarded far and wide.
He confirmed the details, however, and gave me permission to use his name, requesting that I keep other names out of print.
Andrew was on a snowmachine hunting birds the evening of May 7, some distance out of town — three hours away if you had to walk it, he estimated. Preparing to return home, he decided to check a different location on a hunch.
“Stopping to look, I saw a small boy all alone in middle of the marsh,” he said.
He recognized the child as a boy from the village. “I asked him where’s his dad or hunting partners? I grilled him with questions of who he was with and if he was alone. He was scared and had been crying. All his answers were ‘I don’t know.’ ”
He described the boy as “disoriented, dazed, confused and scared” with “no concept of time. He did not appear tired, nor was he hungry or thirsty.”
But the lad was lucky, it seems. He was found in a spot frequented by large tundra brown bears.
Andrew took the boy home, noting that there were no footprints in the spring snow to indicate anyone had walked into the area. He found that puzzling. He counted at least 10 other snowmachiners in the neighborhood, none of whom had spotted the boy.
After getting the boy back to the village, he left his VHS radio on overnight, in case some other hunter reported a missing child. No one did.
“It wasn’t until the next day that the story started emerging that he’d had what you’d call an out-of-the-ordinary experience,” he told me. “He’d had some missing time, just like people who report being abducted by UFOs.”
The boy said he was “brought into” Pilcher Mountain, a site often associated with ircenrraat encounters. There, he was questioned and saw other “little beings.”
“He said he made contact with a little girl abducted over 40 years ago,” Andrew said. “She told him who she was and she wanted help.”
After that the ircenrraat decided to release the boy. “And that’s when he came to, I guess, a few minutes before I found him.”
Andrew maintained calm perspective about the experience. “Is this kid telling the truth?” he said, leaving the answer open-ended.
Responses to the e-mail, by the time it was forwarded to me, treated the news with gravity. “Ladies, please share with your husband/partners,” read one forwarder. “Please tell your children about Ircinraqs (sic) and their deceptiveness,” said another. “Thank God (he) found this little boy alive.”


Crater Lake in Oregon is considered to be one of the most breathtaking places in the United States. It is the deepest lake in the nation, and its waters are described as unnaturally blue and crystal clear. But despite the beauty or the lake and surrounding park, there are several creepy Crater Lake tales floating around, involving everything from ghosts, UFOs, Bigfoot, and a giant lake monster, to unsettling accounts of disappearances, suicides, and murders.

Supernatural occurrences aside, Crater Lake has a rather extensive history of accidental deaths, suicides, and even murders. In some cases, the bodies are irretrievable, lost in inaccessible wooded areas. This has resulted in more than a handful of skeletons cropping up over the years.

Finn J.D. John of Off Beat Oregon details a few of these incidents, such as the story of a World War II fighter pilot who crashed in the park shortly after the end of the war, only to have his skull discovered 30 years later by a park ranger who got lost looking for the plane’s wreckage.

There have been numerous UFO sightings in the area throughout the years, including an infamous case from the ’90s. From the website UFO Info: “On Tuesday, February 4, 1997, at 6:15 p.m., a private pilot flying south of Diamond Lake Junction, Oregon (population 150), east of Crater Lake National Park, saw ‘three discs’ speeding across the dark sky, pursued by ‘several jet interceptors.'”

There were also reports of a sonic boom later that same evening, one so massive it set off car alarms all over the area.

Crater Lake formed from volcanic activity ages ago. While the volcano itself has long been silent, allowing the park to become a popular tourist destination, there are remnants of its former fiery self still bubbling below the surface.

This became apparent in 1945 when the lake began “burping up” “bluish-gray clouds of smoke or gas that mushroomed over the lake several times from September to December,” according to Kernan Turner from a 2009 public radio broadcast. Though these gas clouds were initially a mystery to spectators, in the 1980s scientists discovered hydrothermal vents at the bottom of Crater Lake.

This discovery, combined with several earthquakes that rocked park residents in the 1990s, suggests that the Crater Lake volcano might not be totally dead.

The Klamath people, indigenous to the area, hold Crater Lake sacred. They see it as the crossroads between the Spirit of Above, called Skell, and the Spirit of Below, called Llao, a fiery and dark figure – basically, the Devil.

According to Andrea Lankford, author of Haunted Hikes: Spine-Tingling Tales and Trails from North America’s National Parks, “… Llao and Skell fought gory battles here. Llao ripped Skell’s heart from his chest, and Skell retaliated by dismembering Llao and throwing the body parts into the lake. Hideous monsters gobbled up everything but Llao’s head, but the lake still holds Llao’s spirit.

When stirred, he may brew up storm clouds. When angered, he may appear in the form of a giant crayfish that climbs up out of the lake, snatches people off of the rim of the crater that surrounds the lake, and drags them down into the water.”

Bigfoot, also known as Sasquatch, reportedly lives in many areas around the US, but the Pacific Northwest region, especially in Oregon, reports more Bigfoot sightings each year than any other state. Crater Lake is, of course, no exception. Week in Weird writer Cody Meyocks states, “Bigfoot himself is known to show up here from time to time.  Rangers once reported following a large, dark, putrid-smelling creature through the woods until it started throwing pinecones at them.”

Crater Lake is also the spot for two supposed Bigfoot deaths – one by car, though the body was whisked away by government agents (no word on whether Mulder and/or Scully were among them); the other by train. In the latter case, the incident was not reported at the time because the men responsible were apparently drinking on the job.

From the Crater Lake Institute’s website, reporting on an incident from 1947: “A Park visitor, Mr. Cornelius suddenly hands his startled wife his billfold and watch as he sits down on a snow chute near the old Lake Trail, and slides to the Lake attempting suicide. Since the fall only broke his leg, Cornelius crawls to the water’s edge and drowns himself.”

No other information on this Mr. Cornelius could be found online. Just what was it that inspired him to commit suicide in such a grisly and painful fashion?

Dubbed the Old Man of the Lake, this tree stump, most likely a hemlock, has been floating vertically in Crater Lake since 1896. Now sun-bleached and bone-white, the Old Man has confounded park officials all these years, as it not only bobs in the water, but is capable of traveling four miles in one day, and is also buoyant enough to support the weight of a person standing on top of it.

However, John Salinas offered up a reasonable explanation for the Old Man’s physics-defying ways in 1996: “Some have suggested that when the Old Man slipped into the lake, he had rocks bound within his roots. This might naturally make him float vertically, though no rocks appear to still be there.

At any rate, the submerged end could become heavier over time through being waterlogged. Acting like the wick on a candle, the shorter upper portion of the Old Man remains dry and light. This apparent equilibrium allows the log to be very stable in the water.”

According to park ranger Jan Kirwan, she and other officials have witnessed spontaneous campfires on the lake’s Wizard Island that seem to ignite out of nowhere. She details one such instance, as told by National Parks Traveler writer “haunted hiker”:

“One evening Ranger Kirwan was patrolling the roads below the rim when she spotted ten people standing around a roaring fire, camping illegally in the forest far from the designated campground. The ranger parked her car and entered the woods to contact the illegal campers, but when she reached the site, she could find no people and no campfire. Somewhat distressed by the campers’ furtive behavior, the ranger got behind a tree and called for backup.

The two rangers searched all over, but they still couldn’t find any sign of the ‘roaring campfire’ or the ten campers Ranger Kirwan had seen just moments before.”

Charles McCullar came to photograph Crater Lake’s beauty in 1974. He never left the park. His remains were finally located in 1976, but this discovery only raised more questions than answers. All that was left of McCullar was his pants, socks, and fragments of his bones, as though the rest of his body had simply melted away.

No shirt. No coat. No boots, which is especially strange, considering that animals typically don’t touch them. McCullar also had expensive camera equipment with him, but this gear was never found. Could the photographer have fallen victim to foul play?

Despite numerous comments on articles about Crater Lake’s weirdness insisting that the Crater Lake Lodge is notorious for its hauntings, information dedicated to the ghost stories surrounding the lodge are particularly hard to find. About the only descriptive info out there comes from a 2004  Los Angeles Times profile of Craig Peterson, the park’s facility engineer and environmental risk officer.

The writer of the article, Christopher Reynolds, makes mention of “ghost stories about the little girl who roams the halls or the Chinese man in the elevator.” Perhaps you just have to stay there and discover the finer details yourself…

In 1977, a Georgia women vacationing at Crater Lake experienced something that haunted her for years to come: a giant, dragon-like creature swimming away from her boat, disappearing into the depths of the water. As Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the US, once even though bottomless, is it possible a Loch Ness-like monster really lives there?

The Crater Lake Institute’s website lists a detailed timeline of deaths that occurred in and around the park for the last 144 years. Of particular note is the 1952 murder of two executives from United Motor Service, a subsidiary of General Motors. The men’s hands were tied behind their backs, they were gagged and lead away from their car into the brush beside the road. There, the executives were shot in the head, execution-style.

While it initially appeared as though the motive was robbery, members of the men’s families suggest they might have been assassinated for reasons related to their jobs.


Our final story comes from Weirdo family member, Candice Cardenas. wickedstainedglassdesign@gmail.com We’ll call this, “This Ghost Loves Brass”….

My husband, my daughter and I lived in a rental 1996 Double Wide Mobile Home when I was pregnant with my second daughter. It was a big improvement from our tiny apartment and we quickly set about making the place our own.

The house, though a bit outdated was nice, and we had no complaints. However, things began to change with the birth of our youngest daughter.

My experience took place around 2:30 am I was asleep in bed with both my 3 year old and my baby. I heard a very loud thud in the kitchen, then silence. My dog also heard it and sat at alert next to the kids.

I grabbed a wooden dowel used to secure a faulty window and crept into the kitchen. I saw that the big jug of laundry soap was sitting upright 8-9 feet into the room.

The laundry had not been done that day at all so vibrations were not the culprit. Even so I could not for the life of me figure out how it would travel THAT far from a tumble off the washer.

After checking the laundry room and finding everything in order I relaxed a bit and went to get a drink of water.

While standing at the sink I hear the sound of a trombone play in my kids playroom. My stomach flipped at the familiar sound of the musical toy. I was suddenly sure that I actually had an intruder.

I grabbed the phone and my wooden dowel and stepped slowly to the room. Nothing. Closet. Nothing. All doors and windows were locked and secure. I stood in the doorway with the toy at my feet looking around confused and frazzled.

“Bwaamba Bahhh bahhhh” The toy sounded off once more.

At that moment I realized that I was likely dealing with something unseen. I said aloud, “Ok, I hear you. Hi, now please stop.” And promptly huddled back in bed with my kids.

The next morning I recounted the story to my husband who worked the night shift. His face was blank at first, then he began to explain that the laundry soap had been thrown into the kitchen TWICE the night I was in the hospital overnight after having given birth.

We had so many odd happenings in that house. We agreed it didn’t feel malicious, though we certainly didn’t like getting the wits scared out of us.

We now live in a 100 year old farmhouse with no activity. Why that 1996 mobile home was so active I will always wish I knew.

That’s how Candice tells it. But I have to wonder if perhaps this ghost was in the laundry, simply trying whiten the sheet it wears in the dark.


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All stories in Weird Darkness are purported to be true (unless stated otherwise) and you can find source links or links to the authors in the show notes.

“The Raven Mocker” by Jeramy Neurign

“Secrets Between Sister” posted at BackpackerVerse

“Does The Vatican Have a Time Machine” posted at Disclose.TV

“Abducted By The Ircenrraat” originally published in the Anchorage Daily News

“The Creeps of Crater Lake” by Christopher Schulz

“This Ghost Loves Brass” submitted by Weirdo family member Candice Cardenas.

Again, you can find link to all of these stories in the show notes.

WeirdDarkness™ – is a production and trademark of Marlar House Productions. Copyright, Weird Darkness.

Now that we’re coming out of the dark, I’ll leave you with a little light… “If there is a poor man among your brothers in any of the towns of the land that the LORD your God is giving you, do not be hardhearted or tightfisted toward your poor brother. Rather be openhanded and freely lend him whatever he needs.” – Deuteronomy 15:7-8

And a final thought…  “We can always find something to be thankful for, and there may be reasons why we ought to be thankful for even those dispensations which appear dark and frowning.” – Albert Barnes

I’m Darren Marlar. Thanks for joining me in the Weird Darkness.

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