Guest for Dinner (42 Words/Microstory)

The sound of laughing children woke her.  Dizzy from the blow to her head, she struggled to sit up.  The rope bit into her wrists.
 
“Help me,” she yelled into the darkness.

“We can’t.  We’re not supposed to play with our dinner.”



20 comments:

  1. Vampires?
    You captured the reply to the prompt very nicely.

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    1. Vampires, aliens, witches, whatever lurks in the darkness. ;)

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  2. That was an ending I wasn't expecting!

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  3. O M G. Wow I wasn't expecting that twist!! They are going to eat her! YIKES!

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    1. A bit of Stephen King came out today. LOL!

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  4. I like how you opened with a happy image and then turned it sinister, Teri!

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  5. I always love a tale with a dark twist! Clever take on the ultimate question! TiV

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    1. Definitely dark. Not my normal writing. Thanks for reading.

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  6. OMG! She is their dinner. Hope for a miracle and the rope unties.

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    1. Poor girl definitely needs a miracle. Thanks for reading. :)

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  7. Whoa whoa whoa! Chilling. Creepy as F. LOVED IT!

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    1. Thanks so much. Congrats to you too.:)

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    1. A bit disturbing, isn't it? Thanks for reading.

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