October 17, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that references “I see the light in you.” You can use the phrase or demonstrate it in a story. Who is shining and why? Who is observing or reacting? What is the setting? Go where the prompt leads! Click here for details.
The Hunger Game – by Hugh W. Roberts
It was the light in her eyes that lit up my life.
As she gently dragged her long fingernail over my adam’s apple to the hair on my chest, the hairs on the back of my neck stood up. I’d undone the buttons for temptation, and it worked.
I wasn’t shocked when she hissed, as the light in her fed our desires. I gasped when she revealed two fanged teeth behind the bright red lips of her closed mouth, even though I knew what to expect.
She never saw the wooden stake I was holding.
Now I could feast.
Written for the 99-word flash fiction challenge hosted by Charli Mills at the Carrot Ranch.
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