Part 2 of my two-part short story Together Forever is now up at The Community Storyboard. Please read to learn about the fate of Ms. (Irene) Brooks.
Continued from Part 1
Something furry grazed my cheek and I woke with a start. Where’s the moon, I wondered. Where’s my drink? I was lying down but it was another moment before I realized that I was lying on a dirt floor, not a sandy beach. I was so thirsty; I would give anything for that margarita. I started to sit up and almost cried out in pain from the effort. The left side of my neck felt like it was on fire. I gingerly tapped my fingers over the area and found two open, bleeding wounds.
“What the hell—“ I said.
I froze. She was behind me and so close that I could feel her breath on the back of my neck.
“Don’t be afraid, Irene. I’m here to give you what you want. To give you that life you’ve always wanted. In return, I get…
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