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A shock after work

by Jonathan Hill
Originally published by on 05/08/2013

She closed the front door and paused. The house was eerily quiet. No TV. No radio.

She walked through to the next room and let out a piercing scream at the scene before her. Her keys and phone slipped out of her hands unnoticed and hit the floor.

A viscous red liquid dripped down the walls, and knives with reddened blades lay abandoned about the place. The floor shimmered with broken glass. Then her husband stepped out, his face seemingly bloodied.

She looked at the jar in his hand and snapped: “This is the last time you make strawberry jam!'

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