Mystery Ingredient – A 100 Word Story

This was again part of the 100 Word Stories Weekly Challenge. Voting’s back, so you can vote for it and listen (and read) the rest of the stories over at the 100 Word Stories site. If you just want to listen to mine alone, you can do so using the player below. (If the player’s borked – like in some feed readers – try this link.

One. Take one candlestick. Combine with the brain of your ex-lover at high speed. In the library.
Two. Wipe fingerprints from fixtures and door handles for thirty seconds.
Three. Use two cups of the victim’s blood to write radical slogans for a religion you do not follow on the walls.
Four. Place body in bathtub filled with sulfuric acid. Allow to steep until soft..
Five. Knead C4 around support pillars of home. Place detonators.
Six. Exit, then detonate. Allow all ingredients to cook until fire and police departments arrive.
Seven. Watch TV anchors speculate about your identity.

Serves one.

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