Story: Three Graces
Challenge: Rainbow Sherbert #4 - Green
Word Count: 100
Summary: A sudden sound takes David by surprise.
Notes: I missed the challenge of writing these...
The noise made him start, a circuit board slipping from his fingers. Not that unexpected noises were a rarity, though the lack of pain following was. Heavy impacts from distant corners, however; he could count those on one hand. One finger.
The corners were dark: no windows, just one stark light above his head and the glow from the open elevator behind. Almost impossible to see anything. Almost, because was that—
No. Couldn’t be.
A fleeting face, familiar, inspiring a wave of nausea. A flash of green - not a guard, someone long dead.
He must’ve imagined it...