‘.. suddenly it was in my hand’.
I’d promised not to touch it again, but rage overcame me and suddenly it was in my hand.
I lunged, thrusting the steel tip towards his heart as the horror of understanding flickered across his handsome features.
This man would wish he’d not betrayed me now, I thought, as he crumpled to the floor in one fluid motion, ever diminishing.
It was done; returning the wand to the shelf, I picked up the mewling black tom-cat now crouched before me.
“There Felix, that wasn’t so bad was it? Just a minor veterinary procedure to deal with now, and then I think we’ll be very happy together.”