Rotting Away

He told me you were in the past

Welcome to Wednesday’s flash fiction wherein I write as part of a group based on the same short prompt and post them. Here’s my contribution.

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Audris balanced with her hand against the rough floor. The mill’s clacking was anvils in her head. Pain she ignored to studying her abductor.

His breath gurgled as he lurching into square illuminated by sunlight through a window. She gasped equal parts revulsion and amazement. Read. It was Read!

“He told me you were in the past.” Audris reached forward.

“Audris, no!” Hayes voice boomed from behind.

The stench struck then worse than the fish rotting in dung. His steps, his stance were wrong too. Stuck gears, jerking through motion.

“What lie did you tell?” she threw back toward Hayes.

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