Ladies of Horror Flash Project – #Horror #author Kathleen McCluskey @KathleenMcClus4 @Sotet_Angyal #LoH #fiction

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by Kathleen McCluskey

Seako had been lost since the end of the war. She and her husband had been wanted by the Allies for war crimes against humanity. They bounced from country to country until he was captured and killed. She decided that the best place to blend in was her native Japan. To return to her home city was impossible, it had been leveled by a nuclear explosion. She eventually made it to a small province on the southern tip of the island. It was a beautiful, stunning metropolis; here she could hide in plain sight. As one of the nurses for the doctor at Auschwitz she had to conceal her identity. The Nazi officers of the camp tried to save their own lives by turning her in. After one escaped Saeko had been searching for him.

She reluctantly donned the traditional garb of the Geisha and acquired a job in one of the entertainment houses. Time seemed to be at a standstill for her as she completed her duties; she needed an outlet for her cruelty that the doctor had encouraged. Her needs would be met when a delegation from Argentina arrived in Japan. Disguised and looking like every other Geisha, she knew she could get close to the man that she swore revenge on. He had surgery done on his face to try and conceal his identity; but she knew the moment she heard his voice. In her head she could hear his commands to the prisoners. He had a sadistic side that came out too often at the camp. He would laugh and joke with the other officers as prisoners died at their feet.

She took the major’s hand, keeping her head down she led him to a secluded spot in the house. There she had placed some of her more sinister devices. She led him to the couch and instructed him to sit. He removed his jacket before sitting and she could see the swastika tattoo on his wrist. Not wanting to waste torture on a victim that was unconscious, she handed him a scotch laced with a paralytic. This would ensure that he was awake but unable to move as she had her fun. Within minutes the drug took effect. He looked at her pleadingly but then realized who she was. A look of terror replaced his innocent beseeching stare. She began.

She stripped off his clothes and pushed him onto the floor. He was on his back. A large tear rolled down his cheek. She was unmoved. Standing over him she produced a hammer and several very large nails, she nailed his hands and feet to the floor. She then drove the nails into his testicles. He tried to scream, Saeko shoved his balled-up underwear into his mouth. Scotch was poured onto the wad jammed into his throat. As he lay there, gurgling and trying to breathe she sat on his chest. She watched as the life began to drain from his body. A large demented smiled ran over her face as she poured more scotch onto the gag. Saeko would not be safe in Japan any longer. She had to escape. Maybe she would head to Argentina.

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More from Kathleen McCluskey:

The Long Fall: Book 1: The Inception of Horror

Lucifer always cunning and intelligent challenges father to a battle of wits. Being the angel of light he casts a judgemental eye upon mankind. He begins a war with his fellow archangels and God. Michael, along with his siblings defend their home and mankind from their deranged brother. Broad swords and hand to hand combat drench heaven in blood. The four apocalyptic steeds are released, each having their own destructive power. Betrayal and lust are at biblical levels. Understand the very creation of evil and the consequenses that transpire in the first of THE LONG FALL series.

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7 Responses to Ladies of Horror Flash Project – #Horror #author Kathleen McCluskey @KathleenMcClus4 @Sotet_Angyal #LoH #fiction

  1. afstewart says:

    An excellent story.

  2. This has such a cinematic quality – there are no limits when all your characters are evil – clever work.

  3. Marge Simon says:

    Evil disposing of Evil by torture seems fair enough! Good one!

  4. Reblogged this on Kathleen McCluskey Author and commented:
    My latest flash fiction

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