This 100 word drabble turned out a little softer than I’d originally planned, but I still like it. Hope you do too.

“Happy Maker’s Day, Bill.” Jessica said as she set down a neatly wrapped box on his desk.

“Why thank you, Jessica,” he said, genuinely touched. He hadn’t expected anything. Mother’s Day wasn’t usually celebrated by vampires.

He opened the box and pulled out an odd lump of plaster. He started laughing when he finally figured out what it was.

“An impression of your fangs?” he asked amused.

“Kids usually give handprints. I never got to. Momma thought it frivolous and…” she turned away, her face flush with embarrassment.

He smiled softly as he set it on his desk. “It’s perfect.”

Advertisements