Wish me luck!
To celebrate this positive plan, I wrote the following horror drabble this morning. I hope you enjoy it...
Silence of a Bloody Drum
“Once you sign up you can’t back out.”
Boyd didn’t hesitate.
“Where’s the contract?”
“Nod three times and we have an agreement. Un, deux, trois...”
Pain seared through Boyd’s skull. Ear wax melted and dripped like water as the creature held him to its mouth and sucked the molten liquid onto its pointed tongue. It spat the clod onto a mound and immediately attacked the other side to repeat the process.
As he left the room the demon added a further squat tentacle to its sculpture.
“Same time next week,” it whispered.
The words rang in Boyd’s ears.