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By Mike Singleton - MikeydredPublished 2 months ago 1 min read
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There was something shiny on the wall

He was walking home after a night out and had taken a shortcut, or what he thought was a shortcut down a back alley, but he wondered what was on that wall.

It caught some reflected light from somewhere, but he wasn't sure where it was coming from.

He stopped and decided to touch it.

It was sticky and felt like a spider's web, he pulled his hand away and the sticky film came with it, in threads.

It was like it wouldn't let him go,

He tried to push it back, but both his hands were now stuck in the film, and he couldn't get them out. What the hell was this stuff?

He then realised that he couldn't feel his hands, they were gone, and his arms were sinking into the film. Blood was dripping into a puddle at his feet and he was being drawn into the film-stained wall.

When his head hit he didn't even scream, his whole body was drawn into the film with a disgusting plop.

The alley was quiet once more.

A dirty shiny stain covered a bit more of the wall, and there was a puddle of blood on the tarmac below it ...

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Mike Singleton - Mikeydred

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Excellent work. Looking forward to reading more!

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  1. Excellent storytelling

    Original narrative & well developed characters

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  • Dharrsheena Raja Segarran2 months ago

    Lol, that's what he gets for being so nosey. Loved your story!

  • ROCK 2 months ago

    Catchy and longing for more! Go Mikeydred, go!

  • Yep, you sucked me right in with this one, Mike. Never could resist something shiny.

  • Randy Baker2 months ago

    Good job on this one! This could be the basis for a much longer story.

  • Lindsay Sfara2 months ago

    Chills! Nice work!

  • Daphsam2 months ago

    Love the details, really brings me into the story.

  • Cathy holmes2 months ago

    That was great. Well done.

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