You Had Me At Hello – 100 Word Microfiction Short Story

You Had Me At Hello

He smiles broadly, “That’s the fucking amazing thing about this lady, she’s as cunning as she is beautiful. One of the fundamental baseline traits of the infection is the overarching confidence it gives to the brain by convincing it into thinking it is really in control, when it’s not. By allowing it to believe what it is doing is reversible, the brain gets cocky and plays right into her hands.”

“You make it sound like it’s actually living breathing with a mind of its own.”

“What if it was?”

“Don’t be daft,” he scoffs.

“I’m NOT being daft,” he snaps.

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