Shriex

Sorta feminist ghost stories.

Shriexers will pursue any Level X supernatural phenomena, but they love haunted houses most of all. That’s because haunted houses (or funeral homes, or meat packing plants, or mortuaries, or any other kind of structure) are fixed locations, with geography and dimensions that can be studied in advance. While this is particularly exciting to the […]

Adriana Priest’s hands were still shaking. After two days on the road – on the run – she had finally spoken with her friends on Team Mwerte. Their calls and texts had been non-stop; their messages concerned, then pleading. Adriana didn’t answer any of them, though each time the phone rang she felt it like […]

Shriexing is the act of exploring highly dangerous, hidden supernatural locations. Much like the “haunts” that obsess Shriexers so intensely, the entire subculture is wreathed in shadow and surrounded by dark rumors. Despite this, the movement is growing. As many as 100 new Shriexers are estimated to join the movement each year. Many of these […]

Your guide to the people, places, and things of the Shriex universe. Adriana Priest A Shriexer on Team Mwerte. Her first name is pronounced “Ah-dre-Ah-Nuh.” Amuletta A spiritual protection amulet created by sewing or weaving blessed thread or fiber into another material. Commonly used to add protection to clothing. Baiter A standard role on any […]

This is the day that confronted Adriana Priest: pale blue skies, clouds like cotton candy, pleasantly cool temperatures underneath a layer of warming sun. She watched this world from where she sat at the top of a slope buttressing an unused highway overpass, and she was afraid. Nearly all of the familiar things of her […]

“Guys, look.” Adriana Priest dropped her bag on the chipped linoleum table that served at Team Mwerte’s strategic planning center, almost knocking over Kate’s open bottle of sparkling water. The bag was relatively new, while the table, and the house surrounding it, was many decades older than anyone in the room. The entire team was […]

Calling all Crazy Kids Wanna Do Something Really Scary?? Come… Shrieking Information Session Riverside Park Boathouse 11 PM to 1 AM Saturday June 21 DON’T TELL YOUR FRIENDS   One of the earliest known Shriexing flyers, estimated to date back to the early 1980s. The geographic location where the flyer was originally posted is uncertain, […]