Severed Head

Severed Head, story and art by Penny C. http://theenigmaticmonsterproject.com/2015/07/08/severed-head/

“What the hell?” I head-butted the creature, stunning it.

Story and art by Penny C.

The thing made a chittering noise in my ear. My blood ran cold; I could feel my heart pounding in my chest, faster and faster until I couldn’t bear to breathe. It was horrible. We had fought, and the insect had won.

Well, this sucks! I told myself. On the bright side, you massacred its nest . . . And you managed to deal a lethal blow to it. It’ll bleed out soon. See? Your death won’t be pointless.

I suppose the thing hadn’t won at all . . . “What the hell?” I head-butted the creature, stunning it. I rolled to the ground where my axe had fallen, picking it up. Then I swung with everything I could muster.

THUD!

In one cut I had severed the head from the neck.

But not without sustaining damage. A spray of blood hit me, and immediately my skin began to burn. I screamed, falling to the ground.

“I suppose I am going to die then . . . ”

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