Back to work after the holiday then, thought Michael, heading down the stairs to the basement and pulling on his overalls.
It had been nice seeing family and friends, enjoying a few social nights out and joining in the festivities.
Now to carry on with the everyday grind. There was a backlog after a fortnight of over-indulging.
He tossed the first body into the grinding machine – Carly from the New Year’s party – and started pushing the old wooden cogs round. The satisfying sound of bones crunching and snapping soothed him as the blood sprayed onto his overalls. It was good to get back to work.
Written as part of the Friday Fictioneers challenge hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields (more details HERE). The idea is to write a short story of 100 words based on the photo prompt (above).
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