Old Lives

He stood on the ledge. A wave of dizziness washed over him. He did a 2-step stagger, but remained upright.

“Once it’s done,” said Jake, “I get my old life back?”

“Of course,” said Lucy.

He looked at the concrete below. Closing his eyes, he took his last step.

Lucy looked over the ledge at the red stain.

“Should have specified which old life you wanted back,” grinned Lucy.

Another one of the original six horror stories I wrote. It found its way into my second book, the horror anthology, Capricorn.

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