Night Owls

25 January 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 avatarZoe B1/25/21 3:36pm
  • It was her. He had to hand it to her - she was blending in splendidly: phone in hand, donning a familiar green apron, looking like any other barista waiting to start her shift. No one would ever suspect such an unremarkable person of such unfathomable cruelty. But Jerry knew.
    LV R avatarLV R1/25/21 3:45pm
  • 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 avatarZoe B1/25/21 3:45pm
  • "What the hell?", Jerry yelled, breaking the eerie silence that had overtaken the ambient café chatter.
    LV R avatarLV R1/25/21 3:47pm

The End