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...spattered on his jacket as the idiot finally hit the ground. Stupid git tried to argue with them, didn't

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have anything useful anyway; wasn't any fun. Just some story about his "poor mother", bringing her food. Yeah, whatever, he thinks. He looks

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down at the mess on his boots, then over to the bag with useless shit falling out of it. A newspaper, a box of

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matches, couple of apples. Well, at least he'll get a snack out of it. He reaches down to pick one up while

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his partners call in a clean-up crew. Gary cracks a joke about "not enough sand" and they laugh. Not a bad

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start to the night, really. They walk away, heading for another of their favourite haunts. He picks a bit of grit off

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the apple and takes another bite. There's a noise, a weird sort of ringing whine. He turns to ask Gary if he can hear it but Gary can't talk - he's got

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a fucking huge knife sticking out of his neck and a look on his face like he'd like to ask how it got there. Jim turns

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to look around when the whine sounds again instead of being smart and finding cover. He gets a knife clean through one eye for his trouble. Only thing to do is

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run, run, runrunrunrunRUN. He stumbles past Jim who's fallen in front of him, and runs blindly into the alley. He turns, turns again - he's forgotten his path, and now it's a dead end.

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There's a face, a bone-white grinning face in the dark and he screams as

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a half-eaten apple falls to the ground.

~Finis~
A short drabble-ish piece written at F for Fanfic.

The prompts used were "a clock chiming" and "a half eaten apple".
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ewigestudentin Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
A dark story! A sad one too - V wasn't quite in time to stop the baddies :(
But I love, LOVE how your mind worked on those prompts! What an awesome way to use them in one story.
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FugueState Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
No, very true. :(

Thanks! ^^ I only wish I could get my brain to do more things like that on command... xD
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WhimsySmile Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2009  Professional Writer
Very interesting. I love the chimes. It really flowed well.
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FugueState Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you :)
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WhimsySmile Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2009  Professional Writer
^^; Welcomes.
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snurtz Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2009  Student Writer
THAT

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AWESOME.

I love how you did the chimes. Very very cool.
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FugueState Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks! :)
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