100 Word Story: “Open Your Eyes”

“Close your eyes and count to ten.”

She obliged willingly, her eyes drooping close. She didn’t like this game. But when it was with him, she’d do everything.

“One…two…three…,” she breathed. She felt him move.

“…four…five…six….” She could feel his sneaky maneuvers beneath her lids.

“…seven…eight…” A gush of breath tickled her sensitive nape.

“…nine….,” she sighed. “And…ten.”

With an air of finality, she slowly opened her eyes. He was nowhere in sight. She looked to her left, then to her right.

He jumped in front of her, with a knife poised above him, a maniacal grin on his face.

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