WELCOME ONE AND ALL TO THE CRYPT OF MORBIUS. A PLACE WHERE ANYTHING GOES AND NOTHING LEGAL IS OFF LIMITS.
ALL I ASK IS THAT YOU LEAVE YOUR INHIBITIONS (AND CLOTHES IF YOU SO DESIRE) AT THE DOOR, STEP INSIDE AND ENJOY THE MANY WONDERFUL SIGHTS, GUARDED BY THE DARKEST OF SOULS, HELD WITHIN
Greetings Children of the Night once again to another Tantalizing Tuesday Teaser.
Every week an amazing array of authors chose one picture each and then, in just 200 words, proceed to craft a short teaser to whet your appetite.
This week I have chosen a picture from an unfinished work-in-progress that I tentatively titled The Beach. These 200 words are from the very start of this tale.
At first I didn’t pay
much attention to the rope by the water’s edge, after all everyday something
new was washed up on the shore, but as I got closer to it I could tell that
this hadn’t just come from the ocean. The loose knots in the rope said that this
had been used to tie someone up, that much I could ascertain from my little
interest in bondage, yet there was no-one around nor were there any footprints.
Bending down I picked
up the rope and looked at it closely. Apart from it being soaking wet, obviously
due to the tide washing over it, I noticed feint red blood spatter around the
knots. My stomach tightened and I looked out at the water, fearing for the
safety of whoever had been tied by the rope, but I couldn’t see anyone, or hear
anything thanks to the waves that crashed onto the beach just in front of me
which seemed to be getting larger with each new one.
someone had been dumped here whoever did it obviously hoped that the tide would
come in and take them away before anyone could stumble across their victim.
I hope you enjoyed this week's teaser and from here visit all my other wonderful friends and read their offerings for the week.