He clutched the metal clasp that hung at his neck. At first glance, we thought it was a necklace. On second look, this fastening was part of his person. With a thumb and index finger, he forced it and with a jerk, began to unzip his skin - as if removing a jacket. The ripping sound of each notch, as he pulled its closure over his chest and down to his stomach, echoed in the dark room like nails down a chalk board.
Blood and organs oozed from the opening.
The newly emerging creature chuckled.
And stood frozen in place.
The creature spoke only once before beginning its feast, “And here I thought the circus was just winding down.”
~ Deevious ~