Snow Dancer – Dorothy Davies – 1100 words (Horror)
'I will be back' she told him, but he killed her, and now he waits, endlessly staring out at the falling snow, wondering where she is...
Snowflakes dance, don’t they, as they spiral down from the thick rich darkness of the clouds, pirouetting and sashaying and even tango-ing with the others as they fall. Blown here and there by the thermals, they create a magical image before sliding into the white death that is their fate, stacked one atop the other on any available surface, no matter how slender, there to rot until the time comes when they melt away, their final ending, returning to the matter from which they came.
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