Machine Malfunction

A two-sentence horror story part one.

Tas (they/them)
2 min readMay 3, 2022


an automatic saw cutting through metal.
Photo by Russ Ward on Unsplash

Inspired by the Netflix series Two Sentence Horror Stories. We are exploring the scary side of the shortest short form.

For this series, we issue a trigger warning. If you are triggered by the genre of horror, this may not be for you. Mental health comes first, so please take care of yourself and click away now.

If you stay, we hope you enjoy this series of haunts, slaughter, and mystery!

a person screaming in the dark woods
Photo by Tahiro Achoub on Unsplash

The only thing he heard that day was screaming.

He screamed while the machine removed his fingers one by one.

More terror…



Tas (they/them)

Tas is an autistic/neurodivergent disabled author, writer, and publisher. Editor in Chief of Neurodiversity Times Magazines.