All tagged short story
They did this to him. They'll do it to everyone if they aren't stopped. I have to do this. I have to be strong and do this for Bennett. For Mom and Dad. For everyone. She thought as her breathing slowed and she relaxed.
She shouldn't be so surprised. They'd known this moment would come for years. They'd both lived in fear for so long. They knew this was coming. The only thing they weren't certain of was who would be first.
I loud clink can be heard in the distance. Distinct metal on metal as a door slams shut, footsteps barely recognizable under the shudder of metal through the thin walls. She stops her pacing only momentarily, staring through the double panes of frosted glass, tracing the movement beyond with her eyes.