Jayne over at injaynesworld has come up with a fascinating writing challenge called "hint fiction" whereby participants write a story (beginning, middle and end) that hints at a larger story but is complete within itself in 25 words or less.
This is harder than it seems. But here's my effort...
She dug the knife deep into his chest
Finally silencing the source of her discoloured skin.
She smiled - then awoke to his sickening snores.
Click on the link above and check on the efforts of the rest of the participating bloggers.
Thanks for challenging me, Jayne.