3 x 3 sentence fics for prompts at a 3 sentence ficathon.
“Why didn’t you kill me when you had the chance?”
Bound in chains at the tyrant’s feet, the knight said, “I wanted to give you a chance to surrender, because I believe in redemption.”
The tyrant raised an eyebrow, and his sword, and said, “Well, sadly for you, I don’t.”
He leaned back, contented from the birthday feast, eyes tired and heavy, but she shook her head, saying, “I haven’t given you your present yet.”
She began to unlace her gown, then paused and asked, “Would you care to unwrap it yourself?”
All thoughts of sleep fled with a grin as he moved to accept his gift.
If you go into the forest, beware my child, for there are predators who may look pretty and speak gentle words but are deadly.
Stay off the paths and in the shadows and trust no human. Beware especially the ones who dress in red for they carry knives and kill wolves without hesitation.
Thanks for reading!
Note: these are edited from previous versions posted to my personal journal