Mehitobel Wilson has been publishing horror fiction since 1998. She has been a Bram Stoker Award nominee and many of her stories have been granted Honorable Mentions in the Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror series. Recent stories appear in Deep Cuts, Necro Files, Zombies: Encounters with the Hungry Dead, Psychos, and Sins of the Sirens. Selected stories have been collected in Dangerous Red. Her next book, Last Night at the Blue Alice, is coming soon from Bedlam Press. Visit her at mehitobel.com.
You are in the kitchen. You are staring at the coffeepot, at your reflection in the glass carafe, much as you stared yesterday at the door of the microwave, and the dark night before when you fixated on the patio door.