Watching you from upside down
- Oct 7, 2016
The aptly-named Gardner crushed something under his thumb.
“Leafhopper,” he said. “They transmit the zombie bacteria. These plants won’t flower now.”
He roughly pulled them up by the stems. Moonlight played across his coarse features. I scribbled hasty notes.
"Let’s get you to these vampire watermelons. They shouldn’t be dangerous, unless a few pin you down, so-"
He flattened us both against the shed.
“Is it the vampire melons?”
“Worse,” he whispered. “Lichenthropes.”