The drabble challenge is a weekly challenge hosted by Aheila on her blog: http://thewriteaholicblog.wordpress.com A reminder how it works: read the prompt and find your angle; write a drabble (100-word story, give or take 5 words); post a direct link to the drabble in your comments.
Madame Carver picks one. Inspection time. Holds it up. Turns it around . This way and that. Got to meet the criteria – right size and shape is of paramount importance…
The knife is raised. Poised. A fractional glint of steel. The downward majestic sweep and… slice! The pulpy innards are gouged out! Splat! A blob of squishy, orange goo lands on the counter-top. Splat! Another blob! Seeds are scattered. Splat! Splat!
A smiling visage remains… illuminated and grotesque.