Elsie and Jack had dated for awhile. They’d been to her apartment but any suggestion of going to his place was met with resistance. She thought nothing of it at first but as time passed it became odd. Was he hiding something? A wife, children, his victims? She thought the worst as she slipped the key from his chain…
Everything seemed in order walking through the immaculate brownstone. Leaving the bedroom until last, Elsie opened the door and came face to face with Jack’s mannequin.
Contains prompt from Sammi Cox’s
Weekend Writing Prompt #250.
Date: 2022-02-26 | Word: Mannequin | Count: 85
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I love the way that the denouement was kept until the very last word. 👏
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