It was no feast – no orgy of tearing teeth – but what they had eaten, they had eaten with purpose.
They were of one mind when soldiers came upon them. Quite literally: moving with inhuman coordination as if an outside force jerked them about on marionette strings.
The bullets seemed to disturb them – it – less than the noise.
They ate the tongue and lips of one of their number. She was alive even as they consumed her. Silent. Controlled.
It…was never there. And yet its explosive arrival had broken bones and trees. Bent minds.
Samples have been taken for further study.
The cue for this week’s 100 Word RPG Hook — we hope inspiration for the game of your choice — was “cannibal.” The infamous 1959 Dyatlov Pass Incident also had some influence. Next week’s cue is “on board.” Write your own 100 words, send me the link, and I’ll post your story with mine right here on the blog!
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