Shriex

Free horror fiction, starring the world's most famous Shriexer, Adriana Priest

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, […]

Read Part One Here Read Part Two Here Read Part Three Here Read Part Four Here   Adriana Priest had to look away as the scissors finished their bloody work on the rat-faced one, the leader. In her career thus far as a Shriexer, she had been witness to many terrible things: ghosts that looked […]

  Portrait of Adriana Priest by Claire Blackpool, date unknown.  The number of sketches and portraits of Adriana by Claire  has caused some to wonder if their relationship was a simple friendship, as it outwardly appeared, or something more. Also note the whitish form hovering near Adriana’s left elbow; this is Chibi, the ghost that […]

  Read Part One Here Read Part Two Here Read Part Three Here   Jaffe cursed and whirled around, looking. The girl wasn’t with them. He turned back to face Cake. “Fuck, that fucking little—” He stopped, and his face went funny. “Something… something just punched me in the back, Cake.” Even without looking, Cake […]