I finally got the chance to participate in Glitterlady’s awesome Tuesday Tales. The prompt included one word, “dissemble,” as well as a photograph that can be seen here. This 100 word drabble was a lot of fun to throw together, especially since it features the first vampires that I’ve written about in roughly 10 years. There were some phenomenal entries, as usual, so be sure to scroll down and read through them.
Balloons bobbled in the sea breeze, garish against the sunset’s beauty. Maggie scanned the half-empty patio, eyes alighting on the couple seated by the shore. A celebration, she decided, lips twisting cynically. How precious.
A low growl caught her attention, and she turned to see Philip eyeing the couple, fangs flashing in his bloodlust. She tugged on his hand in warning.
Philip licked his lips, unrepentant. “I thought you wanted dinner.”
“Remember the Master’s instructions? ‘Fit in, dissemble.’” When he scoffed, she squeezed his hand harder, sharp nails digging into flesh. “Wait, brother. Our time will come.”