If You Don’t Want to Know the Answer, Don’t Ask

Rory’s Story Cubes Mini-Story #19

Photo by Jennie Coughlin

Photo by Jennie Coughlin

The only thing more monstrous than the monstrosity of a house Mai had been talked into building for the three of them was the enormous back yard.

“Big enough for a pool!” Natalia had exclaimed.

“No one is digging up the back yard,” Alexei said. “Do you have any idea how much all that sod cost?”

Mai shook her head. “Really, Alexei, it’s not like there are bodies buried out there.”

Silence.

“Alexei?”