Urban Volcano

Fiction by Börkur Sigurbjörnsson

I listened to the beast approach, smacked my arm with an open palm and left a trail of blood on both body-parts. I reached for a napkin and wiped off the red fluid.

Blood revenge — Illustration by Börkur Sigurbjörnsson
Illustration by Börkur Sigurbjörnsson

I am generally speaking an animal friend, vegetarian and a member of various animal welfare charities. There is, however, something about killing mosquitos that gives me a great deal of pleasure. I call it blood revenge.

The flash fiction story Blood revenge is part of the flash fiction collection Flash 52.