10,000 Words Part 39: Guest

Leave a comment

April 21, 2014 by Sez

The stench of burning wool was filling the air as the hearthrug smouldered beneath the imp who’d leapt from the flames.
“HUNGRY!” It spat in a voice that crackled.
“I’ve soup. It’s thin but you’re welcome to share”
It hissed in horror. The rug blazed.
“I’ve kindling outside…?” Matthias offered. His guest glowed with greedy glee.
Matthias ran and drew the bucket up from the well, soundlessly.
Returning to the smoke-filled cottage he declared “No guest is offered dinner without something to wash it down!”
With that, he doused the imp. It hissed, writhed and died.
Matthias ate his soup.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: