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FF: The Four Ghosts

Alia waited behind a bush, all her equipment ready to capture the ghosts. It was almost midnight now. They were supposed to appear soon according to rumors. She would find out if these were good or evil ghosts. The streets were quiet. The wind howling in her ears. It was almost two am now. Still no sighting. It was just a rumor, Alia thought. There are no ghosts.
She started to gather her cameras when she heard a whistle.
They were here. Whatever they were. The four dark figures emerged through a fog, their faces blurred. Alia turned on her camera and crept lower. They were walking by the river, all of them whistling a song. Alia recorded them, realizing she knew who they could be.
Four years ago, four men had formed a gang and killed anyone who was wandering after three am. They had been arrested and sentenced to death.
Alia checked her watch. It was three a.m.
The killers had returned. Alia covered her mouth when they stopped a few feet away from her. She heard sniffing sounds, then…

Creepy legends: Aka Manto

Aka Manto is a popular figure from a Japanese legend. There are various versions of the story, of its origins, but the ending remains constant throughout the years. The victim dies.The story is this:Aka Manto was a very handsome man who was admired by girls. Allegedly he was in school and was tired of being hounded by girls who fawned over him. Perhaps he was a one girl type of guy, or maybe he was growing tired from being constantly followed and have girls fighting over him.
To escape them, he chose to hide in the female bathroom stall. This version doesn't make sense to me because why would he hide in the girls bathroom and not the guys' where girls are not allowed?
Or did he think that was the last place they would look for him?
Anyway, he is reported missing and days later his body is found.
But his soul remained stranded in the bathroom.
The legend goes that any time a girl wants to use the bathroom urgently, she is led to that very bathroom stall and when she finds there…