‘It is the first day of November and so, today, someone will die’
The memo couldn’t have been clearer.
I nervously rechecked my figures;
They were good –
From behind came a scream.
Turning, I saw an empty, blood splattered chair.
I’d survived another year.
The 33 words which follow the opening line form my entry into the Trifextra 92 challenge. We were asked to complete the story – I hope you enjoy where I went with it.