I wished him into being.
Three times, I wished a man to complete me.
“You asked for it,” he says, as bruises bloom across my cheek.
For a moment, I believe him.
This was written for this weekend's Trifecta Writing Challenge.
On to the weekend challenge. The Monkey's Paw, a short story by W.W. Jacobs, is about the strings that come with granted wishes. We are asking you to write 33 words exactly about three wishes that come at a high price to the wisher.