The Horror

The Horror

A Story by exotic flotsam

A 100 word short story about a new apartment and unforeseen revulsion



Not in the shiny color apartment ad anywhere did I see a note about neighbors. My new home. Undiscovered then to me. The anticipation is palpable. That night in the elevator I rode with obscenely tanned balding men, rolls of belly fat, streaming glittering cologne saturated sweat, wearing gold sequined thongs. I puke internally, shielding my shrieking eyes. I’m sardined inside the steamy elevator. Sweaty. Hairy. Backs. A taste of baby oil hung in my nostrils like an oily cloud. I’m in a pod of bronzed saggy flat butts. Unwittingly, I now live in a retirement nudist colony. My new neighbors. 

© 2013 exotic flotsam

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I found this really amusing. At first i was expecting something about him killing you, then it ended up with nudity. I love it!

Posted 10 Years Ago

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exotic flotsam

10 Years Ago

Thank you for reading my work. I decided some horrors lurk in anyone. Everyone. My unfortunate apart.. read more

10 Years Ago

holy sht man i thought you were joking,
exotic flotsam

10 Years Ago

Take in the scent, the view and the elevator's closeness and horror falls into reality. No joke. Thi.. read more
damm thats pretty scary, did you make a wrong turn? or did you missread the ads? :p, i bet the girls colony is on the other side!

Posted 10 Years Ago

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2 Reviews
Added on September 5, 2013
Last Updated on September 5, 2013
Tags: disgusting, overweight, tanned, hairy backs, apartment, elevator, smelly


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