Night Owls

30 August 2021

  • Jerry glanced down at the photograph in his hand, then back up again at the woman sitting alone at the back of the cafe.
    Zoe B
    8/30 6:17pm
  • “That’s the one,” he thought and reached into his pocket to get his taser. “Can’t be too careful. The file says she’s dangerous.”
    Emily J8/30 6:22pm
  • All at once a blinding light coursed through the space. Jerry and the woman froze. And then a creature appeared, seemingly from the air itself.
    Zoe B
    8/30 6:22pm
  • Jerry spun to face the creature, firing the taser at its leathery chest. The creature disappeared in a second blinding flash. Jerry faced the woman. “Who the hell are you?” he asked. “Nobody you want to know,” she replied with a weary sigh.
    Emily J8/30 6:26pm

The End