The Bad Influence
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The Bad Influence

150 Words

We’ve Done This Before

Based on a dream.

Photo by Dane Deaner on Unsplash

They made me wait on the line as people spiraled down into darkness. If one dared to bolt for escape, a bullet would kiss their head. My feet were molasses, dread filled my heart. I had no idea what waited for me down below. Once there, I was told to strip, and I was given a pale uniform to wear. After that, they really didn’t care what I did. I spent…




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Melissa R. Mendelson

Melissa R. Mendelson

Horror, Science-Fiction and Dystopian Short Story Author and Poet.

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