After He Killed Me

No one likes to talk about what happened after he untied me. He sat frozen, ribbon limp, staring at me but not at me. He stumbled through guilt for weeks afterward before he noticed me again.

Of course I was still there: I did tell him he’d be sorry.


10 thoughts on “After He Killed Me

    • But he was also the worrrrrst…so obsessed with the ribbon! I also just read Carmen Maria Machado’s “The Husband Stitch” which probably skewed my perception of their marriage a wee bit.

  1. I read the original and it was creepy enough. How on earth did you make it even scarier? I love that it works even if you don’t know the original (which I didn’t).

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