Short Fiction #16 Fright
She stared, swooned and fainted.
â€œBeatrice!â€ yelled Andrea as she rushed to her side.
â€œBeatrice! Are you alright?â€
Beatrice stirred. Her eyelids flickered.
â€œAndrea,â€ she whispered. â€œThank God youâ€™re here.â€
â€œIt was horrible!â€ shuddered Beatrice. â€œTerrible! Ghastly!â€
â€œWhat was so ghastly?â€
â€œAâ€¦aâ€¦,â€ she could barely speak. â€œA spider ran over my leg!â€
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Copyright 2006 Trevor W. Hampel
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