I haven’t been doing the whole “Thirty Days of Thankfulness” thing, but if I had, Friday Fictioneers would definitely make my list. Thank you to everyone who has read, commented, and encouraged me as I figure out this Angelique girl! I’ve enjoyed reading your stories and look forward to many more!
I wish you all a very happy Thanksgiving Day!
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The Art of Evil (100 words)
In the crowded art gallery, they looked like father and daughter out for a cultural experience.
“Why did you show me this?” Angelique asked, shivering beneath the bronze sneer. “He’s hideous.”
“You must know,” Gabe said. “There are those who delight in evil, who hunger for the power released in death, and who boast of deeds done in darkness. It is not your job to stop them.”
Angelique lifted her wide blue eyes to the face on the wall.
“Where is he pointing?” she asked.
“To his next victim,” Gabe said, his voice heavy with grief. “And your next assignment.”