by M.C. Norris
Passing the hall, he heard a sigh emanate through their locked bedroom door. That was a good sign. It was an indication Linda was still breathing, at least, and probably still able to speak. The morning after an appointment, she was always so sore, so exhausted. Often, she’d sleep well into the afternoon. Sighs, coughs, little Linda-noises, they were the beacons that guided Lewis through a haze of uncertainty that filled those hours before she’d allow him to view the balance of her attributes.
Linda’s appointments were just part of the deal. She’d made that clear before they ever tied the knot. “They’ll come for me,” she’d told him, “from time to time.”
About the Author
M.C. Norris is an active member of the Horror Writers’ Association, with nineteen published short stories, and seven novels to his credit: Krengel & the Krampusz (Severed Press, 2014), Deep Devotion (Severed Press, 2014), The Dread Owba Coo-Coo (Severed Press, 2014), God of the Dead (Severed Press, 2015), Falling Prey (Severed Press, 2015), Titan Wars: Rise of the Kaiju (Severed Press, 2017), and Dust to Dust (Bloodshot Books, TBA summer 2017) The nineteen published short stories of M.C. Norris appear in a variety of magazines and anthologies, including: Withersin, Wrong World DVD, Brainharvest Magazine, Pseudopod, Dead Bait, and Malicious Deviance. Mike also won 5th in Chizine/Leisure Books 13th Annual Short Story Contest.
About the Narrator
The creative force behind the Teknikal Diffkulties Podcast.