Dark Softly Tales

Dark Softly Tales

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Dark Stories for Dark Hearts


Pigeons from Hell—Part One
Feb 24 • 24 min
Griswell and his friend Branner take refuge in an old plantation farmhouse off the main road. During the night, Griswell awakens to a shrill whistling from the staircase. Branner gets up to investigate and a few seconds later returns, headless and holding…
Gods, Guns and Serpent Tongues—Part Two
Feb 17 • 32 min
At the fountain of Hebe, four beasts sit around the sapphire obelisk of fresh streaming water—a baboon, a falcon, a jackal and an old man with the body of a cow. They await the young woman who is about to give birth to a child, but what do they want? And…
Spindled Souls - Valentine’s Special
Feb 14 • 10 min
Wallace and Anne are both scarecrows and lovers. They are forced to hang on poles and stare longing at each other season after season, until one day all scarecrows are brought to the castle for a macabre-ish fate. A fate written in the stars. Today’s…
Gods, Guns and Serpent Tongues—Part One
Feb 10 • 35 min
She was an orphan in a world of two warring gods. He was protected by Horus. After the polar flip, they find themselves lost in a desert where colossal mole rats serve Ra during the day, and Horus’s flying serpents patrol the night sky. Where does one…
Layla and the Skull
Feb 3 • 19 min
A girl plunges into the deepest hell to rescue her brother. When she meets the Skull, they delve into a game Layla isn’t quite prepared for. Today’s episode is called Layla and the Skull. Swing on over to amazon to find today’s story in Mav Skye’s book,…
Dapper Cadaver
Jan 27 • 18 min
Joey is a Pre-Med student and desperate for money. When she finds an ad from the mysterious Doc Hollywood who offers a lot of money for a simple task, she finds herself digging up ancient bones in a graveyard late one night. What happens next, she’d never…
Mantra—Part Two
Jan 21 • 22 min
The worms crawl in, the worms crawl out… are you feeling a little wiggle in your soul? In part two of Mantra… two ancient and vicious beasts collide in a strange and unreal state of primal instinct. Rhiannon truly discovers whether she is indeed dead,…
Mantra—Part One
Jan 20 • 22 min
Mantra: One, two, three…
 Nails and teeth go beneath.
 Hair and gums, unbecomes. Legs and fingers, let them linger.
 Heads and tails flip for sells.
 What does this mean? Ask Rhiannon, she’ll be happy to show you. Today’s episode is part one of Mantra.…
Poison Lip Gloss—Part Four
Jan 16 • 19 min
The doll and scarecrow travel to the house upon the hill…where the little girl who had left the doll behind lives. All is not as it appears. Tonight is a night of magic…I’m sure you’ll agree. If you are just tuning in to the show, please go back to…
Poison Lip Gloss—Part Three
Jan 15 • 17 min
In Part three of Poison Lip Gloss, the doll sets out to complete the witch’s new task and finds a kindred spirit in the fields. If you are just tuning in to the show, please go back to episode 4 to begin our tale. Thanks so much to return listeners, you…
Poison Lip Gloss—Part Two
Jan 14 • 14 min
In Part Two of Poison Lip Gloss, The doll meets the troll under the bridge and finds herself breaking a dreadful curse, but in doing so has she condemned herself? If you are new to the show, please go back to Episode Four where we begin our tale. Swing on…
Poison Lip Gloss—Part One
Jan 13 • 19 min
A life-sized doll must complete the witch’s three tasks before midnight if she wishes to become real, but when she accidentally kills the troll prince, the night takes on an unusual kind of macabre magic… “First, you must carve a face. I don’t care what…
The China Doll—Part Three
Jan 8 • 14 min
In Part Three of The China Doll, Sabel awakes to her mother’s screams. When she rushes out of her bedroom, the first thing Sabel sees is blood… Swing on over to amazon to find today’s story in Mav Skye’s book, Dolls, 3 Tales to Chill Your bones or hit up…
The China Doll—Part Two
Jan 7 • 18 min
In Part Two of the China Doll, Sabel reads a letter from her father with specific instructions for the China Doll: 1. Put the China Doll away every night 2. Do not make wishes around the China Doll Sabel’s mother waves them off to superstition. Why put a…
The China Doll—Part One
Jan 6 • 21 min
Sabel Gray has received a very special package from her daddy who is serving over seas in the Navy. She taps on the package wondering what it could be and is concerned when something inside taps back… Today’s story is part one of The China Doll. Swing on…
A Dark Softly Introduction
Dec 30, 2019 • 4 min
Welcome to episode ZERO where I introduce myself and tell you a little about the podcast. Feel free to visit www.darksoftlytales.com and click on the podcast tab. I also hope to have submission guidelines up soon! The first three episodes will be up next…