Masks, Smiles and other Stories
by Scott D. Hughey
Copyright 2011 Scott D. Hughey
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This work contains 10 flash fiction stories, all 100 words each (not including the titles.) Each piece is separate unto itself. The 100 word story is also known as a Drabble. The first drabble, “Dearly Departed,” was originally published on www.microhorror.com. The other stories are collected here for the first time
My wife moaned as she tried to bite me. Handcuffs held her fast to the bed.
I still loved her, and couldn’t bear to kill her. She’d begged me to when she was bitten. We had almost made it. I’d dropped the keys when the dead attacked. We retreated.