There were so many great stories from so many people for this week and I was surprised to have won. Congrats to all of you who put yourselves out there and wrote. Also congrats to the honorable mentioners: Cara Michaels and Jeffrey Hollar. Both of your stories were fantastic.
My Story for Thursday Threads Week 55"But it isn’t enough for me to rot or repent here where none can see. I have to end this. I have to ease their minds with the fact that another monster has been slain."
Glenn watched in horror as his girlfriend put the gun to her head and pulled the trigger. A muffled shot sounded and she slumped to the floor. Blood pooled around her head like a halo. A dark, disturbing halo of ending life.
Director Micheal Westport smiled. "That was great guys. Excellent." He looked at his watch. "I think we should take a short break to prepare for the next scene." A small cheer erupted from the crew and the sound of everyone joking and laughing with eachother filled the studio.
The lead actor David Reese, "Glenn", couldn't help but chuckle at the crew's reaction. It was not often that Micheal Westport gave compliements like that. Not often that he gave breaks either. In fact, this was probably a first.
David turned to walk to his trailer when he remembered that his costar, Emily Davison, had not gotten up off the floor. He turned and called her name.
He walked back over to her.
"Emily. You can get up now."
Again, no response.
David knew something was wrong. He kneeled down beside her and put his hand on her wrist, checking her pulse.
David's eyes grew wide with fear and he called out.
"Somebody call an ambulance!"