City of the Dead

City of the Dead

The water was
perfect, I thought, maybe a little too perfect… It was putting me to sleep.

“Hey,” a voice said.
A young guy. Unshaven. Wild hair. I could smell the street on him.

His teeth were
yellowed and chipped. Looked to be blackening in places I saw. His tongue
continuously licked at his cracked lips. I couldn’t speak. Wouldn’t have known
what to say if I had been able to, and I was having a very hard time keeping my
eyes open. The lights were too bright.

“Hey,” he said
again. “I didn’t know you would be naked… In a bath tub… He didn’t say
that… I’m sorry…. I really am sorry.” His hand swam into view as I watched.
Normal except a black lump seemed to be fused to it. A black lump with a
blacker hole in the end of it. Fire spat from the blacker hole. The lights went

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