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a night of true tales told to friends


McDrafty’s Last Ride  

by Dan A cross-country traveler decides to sell his soulmate. Season 3 finale.

People Made This  

by Magellan A young man contemplates infinity in the middle of a boat dance. [explicit content]

Meet the Pimp  

by Leah When a call girl comes to her for help, a Toronto woman agrees to play secretary. [explicit content]

Please Be With My Face  

by Sarah & Anneee Two stories: a short one about a girl and her brother; a longer one about a girl and her face.

Plunge at Dawn  

by Michael A young man in a hurry takes a detour at Mount Shasta.

Shadow of No Light  

by Raph Three teenagers walk down a dark London street on Halloween. Plus some big news: the True Story Game is now available.

Going Christian  

by Austin A religious skeptic inadvertently goes backpacking with Christians.  

Second Virginity  

by Emily Newly liberated woman seeks Argentinian man for casual encounter.

Wheel of Misfortune  

by Reed Gifted children stand trial for summertime crimes.

A Walk With Zoltan  

by Nicole Two strangers take the same path in Vancouver, BC.

The Assassin Down the Hall  

by Brian A floundering freshman goes on a killing spree.

Latchkey Kid  

by Chris A ten-year-old orchestrates a cover-up in 1980s Brooklyn.

Biochemical Epiphany  

by Artichokes (pseudonym) The universe cracks open for a 12-year-old girl on family vacation.

New Wives’ Tale  

by Trish How do you know? A woman has second thoughts about marriage.

Finding a New Rapture  

by Will A onetime believer searches for answers to what it means to be alive.

Nangi Gang Gets Risky  

by Jake A birthday celebration in rural India takes a visitor on a nighttime safari. Also, for those of you who heard our heartpounding recent story Nightmare at Ten Sleep, Ana, the storyteller, just published an article on Medium in which she recounts her tale of the mysterious shooter and the still-unsolved crime's aftermath. We recommend reading it here:

Homely for the Holidays redux  

by Sarah Best Of for the holiday week. A family squares off over proper Christmas clothing.

Nightmare at Ten Sleep  

by Ana Dreams and premonitions darken a climbing trip in remote Wyoming.

Girls Chase Boys redux  

by Daniel Season 3 is launching soon! This week: Best of True Story. A boy in preschool notices girls for the first time.

Trauma Should Change You  

by Christina A young woman faces her illness.

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