Drabble: Monsters Need Love, Too by William A. Veselik

by specklit

She was dating a vampire when she had an affair with a werewolf.

She abandoned the bloodsucker to live with a zombie.

When that relationship fell apart—about the same time the zombie did—she took up with a mad scientist.

But the scientist’s anger soon faded, as did his love for the woman.

Her next lover was the Invisible Man, though after a few months she could no longer see what about him had attracted her in the first place.

Eventually, she married a machete-wielding serial killer and they were happy together.

Until the first time she nagged him.

Author’s note: You’d think after having flings with a variety of nasty monsters, she’d avoid nagging the one lover who is never without a machete in his hand…


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