Chose

“Time to pay the piper,” he said. “Your choice today. Paddle?  Belt?”

“But daddy, I did’t…”

“Shut up and chose!  Mama’s not here to protect you.”

“Wish I could chose a new daddy.”

This fiction was written for Trifextra: Week sixty-one.

This weekend we’re asking for exactly 33 words including an idiom somewhere within.

 

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14 thoughts on “Chose

  1. I didn’t feel terrified for the child until the phrase, your mama is not here to protect you. It was also eerie when the antagonist gave the child a choice of paddle. Good job on a terrifying piece.

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