One Hundred-Word Halloween Horror Story – Day 3


John finished brushing his teeth. It was a long day and he was eager to get to bed. Lucy was already there, waiting for him.

He wore his favorite pajamas: the ones with the dark tartan pattern. He had good memories of that pattern. Memories of watching Saturday morning cartoons in little pajamas with just such a design, long, long ago.

No matter what had happened that week, he knew he could escape during those few, rare hours. He savored every minute, for he knew, afterward, the pain would start again.

“Good night, Mom,” said John.

Lucy was motionless. Lifeless.

Advertisements

Comments?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s