Bug Hunt
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bryanthomas
bryanthomasIn my spare time I juggle fog.
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Bug Hunt

by bryanthomas

"Hi, I'm Summer Kimball, the new secretary," she said, all killer heels and cascading blond curls. "Jeff," I replied, shaking her hand.

For the following fortnight, whenever possible, I followed Summer discretely around town.

One afternoon, she came out of the drug store and turned left down an alleyway. This was the opportunity I had been waiting for.

Forcefully grabbing her arm, I said, "I know 'what' you are." Fear erupted in her eyes.

I plunged my switchblade repeatedly into her stomach. "Damn you to hell!" she shouted.

Seconds away from death, her body took on its true, insect form.

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