The Inevitable“I think you know why I’m here.”The Inevitable3 days ago in Flash Fiction & Vignettes More Like This
The merchant stared at the figure in his doorway. In a way, he’d been expecting this visit for many years. However, it was not exactly as he had anticipated. “Shouldn’t you be speaking in all caps or something?” he asked.
The robed skeleton stared blankly at him. “Meh,” it shrugged. “It’s been done.”
“It’s just that caps would be a lot easier to...”
“Silence, mortal,” interjected Death, very quietly. “I have come to claim what you owe. It is...inevitable.”
The merchant shrank back into his hallway as the skeleton stepped inside, the lamps on the wall flickering at its approach. Death drew closer, closer, then paused to peer into the study to its left.
“Is this where you keep your receipts?
Strings and Beads (Twitbit 11)marigold petals strungStrings and Beads (Twitbit 11)1 week ago in Haiku & Eastern More Like This
along a telephone wire: