(44) Trick or Treat


(A horror story in 50 words.)

The children returned home and pulled off their human masks, revealing scales and jagged teeth.

They dumped their treats out on the kitchen table: Fingers, still twitching and oozing. And eyeballs, still somewhat moist.

“Kids? Pick out one thing to eat tonight,” Mother called.

The kids groaned. Mom ruined everything.

(Hi, everyone. I committed to doing The Writing Cooperative’s 52-Week Writing Challenge, and my choice is a 50-word horror story every week. Please leave some applause if you enjoyed it. And if you liked this, I’ve written longer stuff too.)