Retribution

“I’m supposed to be in solitary!”

“But I’m your girl. I’d never abandon you, baby.”

He recoils; her proximity stifling, her dress still imbrued with the evidence of his crime.

“But you’re…”

“I forgive you for that, and I love you. We’ll live out this life sentence together.”

“Guard!”

This post was written for the YeahWrite monthly Microprose Challenge #360.

In honor of one of the world’s greatest spooky storyteller, Edgar Allen Poe, we’re asking you to give us a ghost story in exactly 49 words.

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