The Ladies of Horror
Picture-Prompt Writing Challenge!
Victor entered his home, removed his cloak then handed it to his maid. She handed him a large candelabra and he walked into his study. He glanced over to the grandfather clock and knew that the sun would soon rise. He drew the curtains and sat in a linen covered high backed chair. He felt anxious as his love would soon arrive.
Carolyn had long blonde hair and pale green eyes. She bewitched him with her charm. They were soon married and then Carolyn became ill. The consumption began with a slight cough. He used his medical prowess to try and heal her. He watched as she slowly drifted towards death. He fought the illness with every treatment he could muster. She lingered for months but ultimately succumbed and released her spirit.
The red velvet wall gave way to the…
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