Horror Fiction

Ryan Kuhn — The Jackal

Presented by, Wickedly Shocking and Completely Untrue.

Jenny Krueger
4 min readSep 21, 2022

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Hello friends, and welcome to another Wickedly Shocking and Completely Untrue. As always, I’m JennyB, your ghost host with the most.

This week’s segment focuses on the tragic life of Ryan Kuhn, a mentally ill sexual predator and murderer, son of a prostitute, savage beast, and the sign of Hell’s winter.

For a glimpse inside the life of a brutal killer, read on and find out how Ryan Kuhn became the Jackal, the eleventh ghost featured in The Black Zodiac from the 2001 remake of Thir13en Ghosts.

The Birth of a Monster.

Sometime during the year 1887, Ryan Kuhn was born to a prostitute. Ryan’s father was never part of his life, leaving Ryan to be raised by his single mother.

Being raised by a prostitute introduced Ryan to the world of prostitution. His mother would leave Ryan home alone while she worked.

However, Ryan never stayed home; he would sneak out and secretly follow his mother wherever she went.

After years of witnessing how the pimps and the Johns would treat the prostitutes and get away with it distorted Ryan’s view of humanity.

And the outcome? Ryan became mentally ill and developed a sick and insatiable taste for women, becoming a vicious sexual predator.

As he got older, the beast within Ryan became more out of control, attacking, raping, and murdering runaways and prostitutes.

Ryan would lure the women to a remote destination with the promise of money. Once he got the girls out of sight, he would go on to violently rape and murder the poor girls.

Checking In.

Although a savage beast, Ryan knew what he was doing was wrong, so he sought treatment. Ryan committed himself to the Borinwood Asylum, where he went insane.

During his time at the Asylum, Ryan would scratch the walls of his cell. He would scratch so violently that it tore his fingernails off, giving him claw-like hands.

After Ryan attacked a nurse, the doctors put him in a straitjacket and would tighten…

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Jenny Krueger

Lifestyle Writer | Chronic Pain Sufferer | Sepsis Survivor | Golden Girls Enthusiast, Las Vegas Fanatic & Horror Movie Lover. https://linktr.ee/jennybwriter