OBSCURUS is your weekly dose of paranormal fiction. Every Wednesday OBSCURUS features new short stories and serialized novels written by novelist, screenwriter, and voice-over artist Biswajit Banerjee. The realm of the paranormal stretches far beyond the usual horror story. So, while you will get to listen to lots of ghost stories on this podcast, there will also be many tales of lesser known paranormal themes.
THE CREATURE PART 1
A schoolboy has good reason to believe his English teacher is a monster. Although very popular with the students, this English teacher seems responsible for the depleting sheep population of the countryside where the school is located. What’s the truth?
SHE'S STILL THERE
A skeptic attends a séance with his friend. A supposedly experienced and genuine medium conducts the séance. Does a disembodied spirit really make an appearance?
In a small hotel in a township, Shankar hears whispers in his room. The whispers appear to be emanating from inside a wall of the room. He doubts there’s a corpse stashed away in that wall and that the disembodied spirit is crying for help. Is there a...
THE FACE ON THE CEILING
Reportedly, now and then, a face emerges on the ceiling of a room that eats its occupants. Again reportedly, the face resembles the face of Ajit, the protagonist of this story. Can all this be true?
THE HEADLESS GHOST
Vijeta is an anthropologist by profession. Driven by a strong scientific temper, she dismisses all ideas that have no footing in science. That's why she is upset to find Prasun, her colleague and a renowned anthropologist, place his trust in the legend...
Abhinav is sure to have kept a file safely on the top shelf of the cupboard of his office chamber. He's the only one who has the key to the shelf. But now, he can no longer see the file there. Where has it gone?