This is the sixth part in the tale. Find the prequels here:
Now the tale continues..
I stared at the skull in disbelief, which stared back with its hollow eyes into my very soul, chilling my blood in the process.
Wanting to get as far away from it, I took a step back, and heard a sharp crunch, that echoed all around me.
I looked down slowly, and to my horror, I saw that I had stepped on bones, and that in fact, the entire floor was covered with them.
The cold voice spoke once again, “Now do you see the futility of your refusal?”
Other than the bones surrounding me, I could see nothing but an all-encompassing darkness, which meant that the voice was right, and the only way forward was to drink the milk and accept the offer.
Just as I thought that, the carton of milk reappeared and levitated in front of me, waiting for me to drink it up.
(Find the sequel here – Flash Fiction: The Hard Way)
Word Count: 150