(47) Birth


(A horror story in 50 words.)

It’s time,” she said. “They’re coming.” She collapsed.

Her skin tore with moist sounds. Fangs broke her chest apart from inside. Their blood red eyes blinked in the light as they emerged.

I watched tearfully as all life drained from her.

Her children were beautiful. She would never see them.

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.)