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The 2nd Day

by Jason Holden

 

I’d seen the news. It’s all over Facebook, Twitter, you name it. There’s a killer out there. The twelve days killer, they call him. He sends the item through the post. If you get it. He gets you.

Soon as I opened the package and saw the turtle doves, I locked the door and called the police.

The relief when the doorbell rings and through the peephole I see the uniform is overwhelming.

“Don’t worry ma’am. You don’t need to be afraid anymore. It’s time.”

Time for what? I wonder. He draws the knife. I don’t need to wonder anymore.

 

Jason Holden

Jason is a real human. He left his old life behind so his wife could follow her dream. In doing so he found his own dream in writing. Currently he is working hard to make his dream a reality by spending any spare moment he has working on his craft.