Join Login Search
For Electric Cooperative Members
For Electric Cooperative Members
Finish This Sentence

Darkness Is Only Scary When …

Here are the many ways readers finished this sentence

Want more? Go here to help us finish this month’s sentence and see how readers completed previous sentences.

You’re 91 years old, living alone a mile from a neighbor, the power goes out and you can’t find your cellphone.
Harold R. Clark, Nueces EC | Kingsville

It’s the bottom of your empty bag of chocolates.
Monica Miller, CoServ | Denton County

You’re 10 years old and have to go to the outhouse at night.
Norma Kranz, United Cooperative Services | Somervell County

You feel something furry and you know the dog is outside.
Gayla Leech, CECA | Albany

You can’t see what is making noise and coming toward you.
Bobby Rea, Trinity Valley EC | Elkhart

It’s accompanied by a creepy moaning noise.
Donna Elliott, Pedernales EC and Houston County EC | Austin and Lovelady

You can’t find the light switch.
Carol Giese, Bowie-Cass EC | Hooks

You’re out of gas.
Clydell Wallace, Pedernales EC | Lampasas

You are all alone with your thoughts.
Phyllis Suttle, MidSouth EC | Iola

My husband’s snoring wakes me up.
Sandra Valderaz, Pedernales EC | Leander

It occurs during the day.
W. Grant Braly, GVEC | Cuero

You’re in a cave and your light goes out, and it isn’t one of those tour things where they turn the light out and back on.
Laurita Vodak, Cherokee County EC | Tyler

You realize you haven’t been over to the co-op office to pay the electric bill lately.
Jerry Lynn, Grayson-Collin EC | Melissa

It’s a stormy night.
Lela Cargill, Pedernales EC | Leander

You step on a snake.
Jake Sheeran, Nueces EC | Ben Bolt

The power is out during a heatwave.
Joseph Winston | Via Facebook

You are alone in your house, and you hear noises and don’t know where they are coming from.
Dottie Billman, Lamar Electric | Reno

You don’t know where you are, even in your own home.
Martha Beimer | Via Facebook

You’re on a blowup float in the ocean.
Ruth Cook, Houston County EC | Crockett

The closet door is open.
Juanita Shaw | Via Facebook

The light at the end of the tunnel goes dark.
Glenda Harrison, Deep East Texas EC | San Augustine

Something growls too close.
Lisa Vigil | Via Facebook

I can’t see what’s in it.
James Huff, Rusk County EC | Carthage

The gargoyle on the roof moved positions and I hear muffled breathing outside.
Brian Raatz | Via Facebook

It comes from within.
Russell Don and Deanne M. Knox, Tri-County EC | Weatherford

You let it be.
Don Martin | Via Facebook

The alarm goes off.
Chris Uzelmeier, MidSouth EC | Montgomery

You’re staring into a mirror.
Frank Stribling | Via Facebook

You think you’re alone but hear someone else breathing.
Carolyn Banks, Bluebonnet EC | Bastrop

The moon is full and the wolfsbane is in bloom.
Mack Carolyn Cloud | Via Facebook

You hear a growl.
Cynthia Batten, Deep East Texas EC | Huxley

Our loved ones are far away.
Jessica Ross | Via Facebook

There’s no way out.
Marlene Tucker, Navasota Valley EC | Axtell

You can’t tell what slithered by.
Jim Wright | Via Facebook

You know you’re going to stump your toe.
Deborah Due, Houston County EC | Groveton

You think there is a clown nearby.
Jim Glover | Via Facebook

You’re at a girls sleepover in a tent outside.
Debby Lankford, Houston County EC | Apple Springs

You’re watching a really scary movie, the electricity goes off and you’re by yourself.
Margaret Ondrias | Via Facebook

You can’t find the bathroom door.
Memo Benavides, Medina EC | Laredo

It suddenly descends on you in an eerie building and you hear a door slowly creaking open.
Gerald Granat | Via Facebook

You can’t see the sky.
Molly Wilson, Heart of Texas EC | Rosebud

Your imagination is running wild.
Helen Temple | Via Facebook

It’s supposed to be light outside.
Frank Thomas, San Bernard EC | Hockley

You are a kid, tell ghost stories with cousins, then run a half-mile to bring your correct rag color back off the gate to prove you did it.
Scott Singleton, Pedernales EC | Marble Falls

You can’t see what’s down the road.
R. Weatherall, CoServ | Little Elm

It is caused by glaucoma.
Edie Booth, Trinity Valley EC | Canton

You are camping alone in the forest at night.
Tito Sanchez, MidSouth EC | Montgomery

You can’t see your hand in front of you.
Susan Huyck, Pedernales EC | Lago Vista

The only hand you have to hold is yours.
Carol Anne Mercer, Grayson-Collin EC | Fairview

If you open your eyes.
Bonnie Easley, Bowie-Cass EC | Texarkana

There are spiders there.
Stacie Wright, MidSouth EC | Huntsville

You hear a noise.
Laura Horodnyckye, HILCO EC | Maypearl

Your imagination exceeds your common sense.
Andrea Maunder, Tri-County EC | Springtown

It is storming out.
Althea Elliott, Sam Houston EC | Livingston

You don’t know where the light switches are.
Joan Adams, CoServ | Justin

You can’t see the stars.
Melissa Cole, Bluebonnet EC | Elgin

You are a blind man in a dark house looking for a black cat.
Lee Powell, Sam Houston EC | Coldspring

You’re awake.
Ed Zastawny, Pedernales EC | New Braunfels

You give your fear too much power.
Summer Odom, Tri-County EC | Aledo

You feel there is no hope.
John Mrla, Wood County EC | Tyler