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Pure Fiction

Deadly Decor

A short story

A crystal vase with red roses and greenery against a white background.

The body lay facedown on the bohemian rug in the study. Blood from the fatal wound at the back of his head seeped onto the carpet. The weapon, a crystal vase from Tiffany’s, lay shattered in the blood, reflecting rays of crimson in the early morning sunlight streaming through the bay window. His laptop was also on the floor, not far from his body, smashed into the hardwood — the monitor a web of cracks separated from…



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Robin Christine Honigsberg

Author of “Dysfunctional Me.” Associate Editor of wordswelljournal.org. Sensitive eccentric. 3x OD survivor. Top Writer in Reading. Medium Editor of “AYOT” Pub.