Evil Lurks Within Us – Part 5
Before my mother and I could make it to the living room to see what was going on outside, the front door slammed. Susan came hurrying into the kitchen. She was swiping at her eyes, the tears no longer flowing, but it was easy to tell that she had been crying recently.
“Don’t ask because I do NOT want to talk about it. Just mind your own business!”
I promptly closed my mouth. I certainly wasn’t going to waste my sympathy on someone who didn’t want it. Susan was turning into a problem that must be dealt with soon.
It is Part 5 of my short story “Evil Lurks Within Us.” To read the rest of the story please click here or click on the “fiction-short stories” tab.