Gifts Promised From Flesh Given – 100 Word Halloween Microfiction Short Story

“I-I-I, I would die for you,” he stammers through lips that uncontrollably twitch with nervous energy.

“I know that now.”

“Y-Y-You should’ve always have know that, when I promised to love you forever, I did it without hesitation.”

Her smile widens and she laughs softly. “Perhaps if I had trusted that promise, instead of doubting your deeds, we would not be standing where we are. Perhaps instead, we would be standing together, watching this play out from the safety of somewhere far away.”

“Like you are now?”

Her smile disappears and is replaced by a stony glare void of emotion.

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