thank you Footy and Foodie for the picture prompt.
The electric cables seemed to go on a flash strike and the solar panels too refused to co-
operate. A blanket of darkness was wrapped around the city.
The colours were splashed hurriedly and aimlessly across the canvas of the vast sky. The
firmament looked ugly and tense , a prognosis of death and destruction.
His ears picked up a sound but his heart refused to hear it. He peered his eyes in darkness.
Her pupils , blazing, were staring back at him. His heartbeats reverberated his eardrums
and he heard a meow. Screams of panic refused to leave his dry throat. Taking cover
behind the row of cars, he tried to move in silence. His grip clasped the bonnet for support
and he realized his numbness. The air seemed to carry a strange odour. He inhaled trying
to recognize the familiar redolence . Her mesmerizing perfume and suddenly the stench of
blood assailed his nostrils. The weird combination made him choke and cough at the same
Tearing out of the darkness, she leapt on him.
Detective Karamchand looked away from the body. Rigor Mortis had set in. " Scratch
marks all over his body and eyes gouged out", he concluded.
"Is there a possibility of him being mauled by an animal?", asked Kitty, his assistant,
without even having a look at the dead.
" A wild animal in the urban jungle? not a chance".
She turned around and lifted her blood-stained dewclaw and dug into the soft grass licking vendetta.
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