Scratch at the Door – short fiction by MorgEn Bailey

The following piece of flash fiction is from Morgen’s larger short story collection (250 stories), Fifty 5pm Fictions Collection, available in eBook and paperback from Amazon  and Morgen’s online store where you can not only instantly download the collection but also purchase the paperback dedicated to you or as a present! We hope you enjoy this story…

Scratch at the Door

A soft scratch at the door was all it took to wake the old lady.

“Who’s… there?” she stammered, and swallowed, making her ears pop.

No reply, just another scratch.

Climbing out of bed, the steep curve of her back making her wince, she hobbled to the door. “Hello?”

Again, the night was mute.

Opening the door a fraction, she recognised the red hooded cloak and smiled.

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