“Right there. On your elbow.”
“What did you do?”
“I don’t know.”
“You don’t know? That’s a lot of blood.”
“It doesn’t hurt.”
“Where were you earlier?”
And over at Confessions from Suit 500 they are having a quick prompt contest for an advance copy of Original Sin by Lisa Deroshers. You have to use these five words in a 100 word or less story:
Personal, Demons, Hellbent, Original, Sin; Bonus Points if you use the phrase "A Devil's Own"
Entries are due by midnight Thursday. Here's mine...
With each step the fragrance thickens. I crane my neck around the corner and suck in the enticing aroma.
There it is. Like original sin, too tempting to avoid. It’s only three feet away. I draw another deep breath and…gag! The demon’s stench invades my nostrils.
I scan the room. There. My arch enemy, hellbent to destroy me, saunters in and sprawls on his pillow, falling into a cream coma.