Friday Fictioneers — Time For Bed   27 comments

Our fearless Friday Fictioneers fantastic female big cheese Rochelle has furnished us this weeks challenge.

THE CHALLENGE:

Write a one hundred word story that has a beginning, middle and end using the picture below. (No one will be ostracized for going a few words over the count.)

Copyright - Erin Leary

Copyright – Erin Leary

I draw my power from this earth. Running water draws it away. Sunset up, sunrise down. I live in a land of dripping midnight waters and soft grey web. I am a pedestrian who walks this path looking for unsuspecting virgins in the night. Demons and Spirits are my precursors so they say. I believe I have no name, just this white hand, a set of yellow teeth and a cold heart. I’m a thing in a box and with daylight I must return to heal my wounds from last night. Little drops of red liquor upon my sleeping lips.

Posted January 15, 2014 by Danny James in Flash Fiction, Friday Fictioneers

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27 responses to “Friday Fictioneers — Time For Bed

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  1. Wow little drops of wine on my sleeping lips. That’s the epitome of excellent prose. I will drink to it.

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  2. Very demonic and creepy. Nicely done!

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  3. Oh a vampire with a conscience.. very good.. love the poetic touch.

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  4. Very poetic vampire. Nicely told tale and a good take on the prompt.

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  5. You make me feel sorry for poor Dracula. I think you need to represent him, as others seem to be mis-representing the poor thing.

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  6. Dear Danny,

    Poor tortured vampire. Puts me in mind of “Interview with a Vampire.” Well done.

    Shalom,

    Rochelle

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  7. Spooky! I liked the description, especially “land of dripping midnight waters and soft grey web”.

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  8. Good job! Vampires! Wow, how interesting it is. Thanks for the entertainment. Loved it. Nan

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  9. This is a well written vampire story. I enjoyed.

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  10. Oooh,Vampire!Enjoyed this piece:-)

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  11. Well you don’t sound like my cup of tea… 😦 And I think you should lay off the vino. Nice one Danny.

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