Fictober, Prompt 3 – “I’ve waited for this.”
Warnings: horror, monster, vampire, implied blood-drinking, implied violent death.
I held very still.
The man standing across the room did not smile, but the corners of his eyes tightened in satisfaction. “As I suspected,” he murmured, and stepped forward, careful to keep his holy symbol in front of him.
I edged back, lips curling involuntarily at the sight of it. Unfortunately, this gave him a glimpse of fang, which elicited another quick nod from him. He stepped forward more confidently this time, making sure that the rope held in his other hand was clearly visible to me as well.
The rope that trailed up to the boards covering the large window high above, which I could now tell were not fastened as securely as they had seemed at first.
It was a well-set trap, I had to acknowledge, if only in my own mind. He had driven me to this place cleverly, methodically, and there was nowhere in this particular room that would be free of sunlight if he pulled those boards, and we both knew it.Continue reading