This is a short story I wrote for a friend of mine blog, Zoe. Different people took part to a writting exercises: write a 56-words long story in the hard-boiled style, with concerning a detective, a bucket and a gowned-young lady. The tale must included a supernatural element. This is what my mind delivered. I hope you like it.
*You’ll find all the stories at the following link: http://continuum-art.blogspot.com/
"She felt His presence before seeing Him. The red-bright eyes of the Evil were pointed on
the black-gowned young lady. The waiter poured some champagne from an iced bucket into two glasses. I feel, he is here. Firstly, the lights lowered, the detective shivered. In the darkness, a scream. "This is the end". Silence. "