55 on Friday #WriteTribe

“Open the door”, hollered a six-year old Tina, locked up in the bathroom for the umpteenth time, as a punishment for breaking the new tea-set. She was afraid of the dark.

Suddenly she heard a slithering sound. Something cold and leathery brushed her soft, warm feet. She screamed. It was to be her last scream.

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This is my first attempt ever at 55 words fiction, and it was quite a challenge! Linking this to Day 6 of WriteTribe Festival of Words.