Archive for October 12th, 2010

Real Monsters: Serial Killer

12 Oct

He’d been watching her for weeks. She stopped at the coffee shop next to the dry cleaners on a regular basis. Every other week she came in and dropped off 8 blouses, 4 skirts, and 4 pairs of slacks. He’d picked enough stray hairs to determine that her hair was one of the shades he was missing.

He knew she was perfect, but he had to wait for the sign. When the sun hit her hair at 8:17 on the morning of August, 8th, he knew it was time.

Eight days later he placed the plait of her hair in his scrapbook and began packing.