Friday, January 6, 2012

Friday Flash: "Lilith"

She looked up out of thin gray walls that curled up over her bare skin. Later she would think of it as a sarcophagus, but for now it was simply the first thing she'd ever seen, along with his hungry face.

"Lilith," the man above her demanded in a booming voice that echoed inside the coffin. She took his proffered hand, having nothing else to do. His tone was soft when he added, "You will be a fine wife." All she could think about was that he had cloth to cover himself, yet she did not. It was cold.

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  1. I love this! Great image! Though it took me a while to visualize what's going on. (Maybe work on the syntax of the first sentence?)

    Here's my piece from earlier this week:

  2. You're absolutely right. Bah, setting! ;)

  3. Great short! Perfect way to capture the moment. :)