The mutilated, bloodied appendage nestled against the soft, fluffy cushion.
A shudder rippled through my body… the icy hand of fear gripped… squeezed… squeezed… at the core of my being…
This was sheer madness!
The stakes had been raised.
It had advanced from the simple, cat-and-mouse fun that had prompted the crazy feud, spiralled out of control, and taken on a life of its own!
This was hardcore… Russian roulette — where a spin could mark the difference between life and death; and that shadowy, elusive persona named Lady Luck, the one player you needed on your team… desperately —– had deserted you!
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