This is my entry for Velvet Verbosity’s 100-Word Challenge. This week’s word is Unspoken.
And it’s also my entry for Theme Thursday. This week’s theme is Breakfast. There’s lots of yummy fare on the table, so drop in and join us.
I’m afraid of the dark, she thought, but she didn’t dare to say it out loud.
Passing though sinister shadows black as night, she knew hungry monsters were lurking close by, watching for a sign of weakness. She could feel them there, just waiting to devour her the moment she let her guard down.
She wanted to howl in terror. But to give voice to the fears was to give them teeth, and then, snarling and slobbering, they would rip her heart out and eat it for breakfast. So instead, she just held her breath, and walked a little faster.