Are ghosts real? Jury is out. However, plenty of people have a story of a paranormal sighting so convincing it's hard to tell. When you're the only one awake in a quiet house it's hard to not let your mind assume the worst. Is that creak a demon lake monster? Probably not. BUT WHAT IF IT IS?
When a recent Reddit user asked, "Night Owls, what is the creepiest thing that happened to you when everyone else was sleeping?" people were ready to share. Sleep with a light on, everyone!
So, I was at my grandmother’s house in the mississippi countryside. I didn’t know it at the time, but my grandma’s neighbor has pet peacocks. The thing about peacocks is that when they squawk, it sounds like a human being desperately crying for help.
Imagine being me, out on my grandma’s porch swing, at 2am, hearing continuous human sounding cries for help. I was terrified.