Frightful and Damned

They've done frightful things.

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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“They’ve done frightful things,” Edrea said pointing at the imp on the candle.

The creature grinned at me though whether from delighting in warmth or the desire to bite me I couldn’t say. Edrea falling back murmuring her prayers. Probably to bite me then. I leaned closer.

“Thank you for bringing it here” I said as she fled. Probably off to tell the village the latest way I’d damned myself.

I held a finger out and it sprung to bite me. And kept trying despite the dragon skin gloves. “Who released you?” That was my concern, not Edrea’s ruined meal.

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