* CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming: The story with the ShrinkingViolet boy who was invited to a party. [[spoiler:It turns out to be entirely made up of ghosts of kids who went to his school in the past. But they gently reassure him he isn't dead, nor do they want to kill him. They felt sorry for him, so invited him to their party. After the ringleader says that "When a ''dead kid'' feels bad for you, you know it's bad," he gently tells the boy to open up more and make friends, they all have confidence in him, and see him out.]] Pretty much the ''only'' non-scary story in the whole book, and the rare one with a happy ending.
* FetishFuel: Some of the stories can cater to a particular fetish. More than one person found the story with the snake girl to be fetish-y. Then other stories have bondage, vore, hypnosis...