136. Blood spurted by the gallon

Blood spurted by the gallon from the gaping wound in the peasant’s throat. He tried foolishly to stem the red current by putting his hands on the wound. As if that would succeed when the cut had been inflicted by a razor-sharp blade forged from the finest steel in Japan.

 

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8 thoughts on “136. Blood spurted by the gallon

  1. Beautiful imagery. I liked the twist at the end.

  2. Ryan says:

    You never cease to surprise me when I pop in on one of your stories. Loved it.

  3. tedstrutz says:

    An interesting well told story. I got the feeling that Mom could have been playing the latest Samurai Video Game.

  4. Frances D says:

    I’m with b00kreader – Girl Power – yay!

  5. Ha! That’s cool. Well done!
    Now I’m even MORE in the mood to watch “47 Ronin” when the movie comes out.

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