5 Sentence Fiction: Armor


Jake wailed into the forest around him as cold steel slid deep into his warm flesh, turning all to black.

Minutes passed--hours--days?

He opened his eyes to find the treetops swaying in the bright night sky above him.

Fingertips trail along his woundless spine.

Shock--confusion--rage surged through him as he rises to his feet with a growl, "I’m gonna kill that son of a bitch."

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