It's a Scary World Out There

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It's a Scary World Out There

Postby miniscreams » Wed Jan 28, 2015 2:12 am

How she dreaded leaving her apartment! It took years for her to feel safe in the small bubble she created around her home, shielded from the crazies, murderers and rapists in the world. But she got the letter and had to go. She rented a car and set out, a knife tucked in her coat, aware that she might be attacked at any moment. The road was empty, save corn, the kind that hid serial killers. Needing to stop for gas, her heart raced. She pulled in, sat until a man came out to assist her. She would strike first.
"You're on earth. There's no cure for that." ~Samuel Beckett

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Re: It's a Scary World Out There

Postby SpareInch » Wed Jan 28, 2015 2:24 pm

And hence the demise of the pump attendant. Here I thought it was just economics. :twisted:
The truth may be out there, but lies are inside your head.

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Re: It's a Scary World Out There

Postby PB&Jellyphish320 » Sat Jan 31, 2015 4:47 pm

Nice! I like this because even in this short space you had great build up. The hammer is pulled back - but to black and . . . bang. Love it.
~ What's that in the mirror, or the corner of your eyes. What's those footsteps following but never passing by . . .

~ The Doctor

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