An Unappreciated Repellent
He thought he found the perfect hiding spot, but it still found him.
With a growl, he leaped off the shelving, caromed off the printer tray, and landed perfectly behind the curtains. The thing’s evil head rotated, swinging its malevolent gaze directly to him. Twice more he shifted, but it always followed him.
Wynyrivom whimpered. He’d never escape from the beast. He could’ve done so much here. Make notes disappear. Hide the car keys. Swipe only one of matching socks from the dryer. Oh! It could’ve been so much fun!
A Household Demon was impervious to almost anything during its rampage through a house, except…cats. A swipe of a cat’s claw could kill him outright. With a last, sad, look he left the home forever.
When Rich and June returned home, Rich saw it behind the curtain. “Honey!” he called. “I thought you put away the Halloween decorations.”
“Nope. The robotic cat decoration is still behind the curtains.”
“The one with glowing green eyes. It moves its head to follow movement.”
June entered the room. “Oh that. Let’s just throw it out. It’s good for nothing anyway.”
Written for Mondays Finish the Story. This week, our opening sentence is, “He thought he found the perfect hiding spot.” Look here to see what other folks wrote based upon the prompts: https://mondaysfinishthestory.wordpress.com/2015/07/27/mondays-finish-the-story-july-27th-2015/