Archive for October 11th, 2010

Real Monsters: Alcoholic

11 Oct

“You’ve been drinking,” she said quietly, stating the obvious. His shirt was stained and his busted lip had just started to crust over.

“And?” He scanned the room, looking for another fight to pick.

“Nothing.” She rose to leave, but he grabbed her before she reached the door and pulled her off balance.

“You got a problem with that?” She flinched as her back hit the wall.

“N-no. I just… Please. Let me go, Mike.”

She put up her free hand to push him away, and his grip tightened on her other arm. It was going to be a long night.