Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Murder Drabbles - Shiny New Toy


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Shiny New Toy

To keep the urges at bay I devoted all my energies into finding the perfect blade. The task took longer than I expected with so much to consider. It couldn’t be too small, but if it was too large then where would I conceal it?

And then there was the shape. At first I was drawn by the exotic allure of a curved blade. I imagined it drawn across slender throats. Then I pictured the straight edge of a stabbing blade and I knew my choice had been made.

When it arrives it will be time for my next dance.

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