The Mystery of Skeleton Lake


Weird Event No. 1: Hundreds of human skeletons are found in and around a lake in India.

Weird Event No. 2: Testing shows that the bones are from around the year 850 and that every one of the hundreds died the same way.

And the story keeps getting weirder.

Lauren O'Neal is an MFA student at San Francisco State University. Her writing has appeared in publications like Slate, The New Inquiry, and The Hairpin. You can follow her on Twitter at @laureneoneal. More from this author →