They’re watching me – staring in from the darkness, staring into my cell. You told me I would be safe! You told me they couldn’t hurt me – that the doctors could help.
Her madness is catching, contagious. The feeling of eyes burning into my mind, cutting through the night. She is nothing if not convincing. Convinced of her own truth. What else is there, really?
The owner of the eyes smiles to itself, hidden in the shadows. The beast steps forward, encouraged by the screams that guide it through the dazzling lights. So hungry – tonight it will feast.
A quick 99 word short story for Trifecta Writing Challenge – we had to write 3 thirty-three word perspectives… I’m writing this secretly at work so that’s all I say on the matter.