The Drabble Day Challenge is a weekly challenge hosted by http://thewriteaholicblog.wordpress.com/ and it involves writing a Drabble (a short story of 100 words, plus or minus 5) based around a particular prompt. This week’s prompt was “LIGHT”; where we find that, sometimes, being kept in the dark is the kindest thing…
Slowly, Paul Zajatec surfaced from the depths of sleep. He could feel the pressure of bandages over his eyes.
“How did I get here?” groaned Zajatec.
A hand touched his arm and a sweet voice soothed him. “Don’t worry, you weren’t permanently injured. You’ll be up and about soon.”
Reassured, Paul drifted off to sleep.
Some weeks later, the nurse with the sexy voice was unwinding the bandages. With each turn, more light worked its way through the cloth. Finally Zajatec’s eyes were uncovered and he blinked away tears until his vision cleared. When he saw the shark-toothed smile of the ‘nurse’, Zajatec screamed…