by Jaycee Durand
Clara trailed her fingertips over the mirror’s chilled glass, her heart tripping at the beckoning reflection.
Identical green eyes—but Debra’s derisive smirk.
We are one. Without me, there is no you. Come.
Always belittling. Always controlling.
But how do you live on when your other half is dead?
Clara sagged before her sister’s stare… and clasped the hand Debra slipped through the rippling mirrored surface as if from the depths of dark waters.
Snatched into frigid, swirling inkiness, Clara whimpered in fright.
Debra threw a vile and triumphant grin to the shadowed presence.
She’s yours, Master. Feast well.
Jaycee Durand’s usual dance partner is paranormal romance—who says vampires are out of fashion? Nope. But she enjoys flirting with other genres. Previous publications include shorts on Medium, e.g., The Mad River, and drabbles appearing or forthcoming in Spillwords Press and Free Flash fiction. Jaycee lives in London, England. https://medium.com/the-mad-river/twisted-valentine-84b77ca28fb6