My latest hundred word Drabble. Enjoy.
The Wolf’s Barter
By Jason Warden
The wolf, deceived, but undeterred, left the rubble in search of survivors. They had cowered before him, but escaped while he howled his victory. Frustration shivered through his powerful shoulders. Now he had them, there was no escape this time.
He stood at the door, smelling their fear, but also something else. Confidence? Pride? He would skin them slowly. He tried the door, the windows, and finally, even the walls. Locked up tight, they were right to feel safe, hadn’t she said they would. Of course.
The wolf thought Red Riding Hood’s bargain more than fair. He lit the match