Internal Bleeding – drabble

Tricky Raven Creative Writing Challenges: Prompt-Writing 101, Exercise B

101B-2 drabble 100 words

Author: GeezerWench

Character(s): Chief Charlie Swan

Genre: tragedy (character death)

Rating: M

Word Count: 100

Prompt: word prompt “Superglue can fix anything.” “My internal bleeding?” “Anything.”

Disclaimer: All publicly recognizable characters, settings, etc. are the property of their respective owners. The original characters and plot are the property of the author. The author is in no way associated with the owners, creators, or producers of any media franchise. No copyright infringement is intended.

03/24/2015

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Chief Swan hung up the phone and dropped his head into his hands. Bella was the first of her class to disappear or be found dead.

She’d simply vanished into the Pacific.

Next—the Newton’s boy. She’d worked at their store with him.

ATV accident. Alone, he hadn’t stood a chance against that tree.

Number three was Lauren Mallory. They hadn’t been especially friendly.

Crushed skull in Port Angeles. Pools of blood. No witnesses.

Jacob Black. She’d rebuffed his amorous advances but they were friends.

Spread-eagled—posed—on First Beach. Eviscerated. Evidence washed away.

Maybe it was time to retire.

 

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