Aphelion Issue 258, Volume 25
February 2021
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Like an Indian

by Christopher T. Dabrowski

Translated from Polish by Magda Woźniak

Przemek turned red in the face. Red like an Indian and even more! You could say that he was red like an Indian cubed.

From a face stained red a pair of white eyes stared. Terrified, disorganized, at every turn they fled into eye-sockets. One moment and he will faint. He definately overdid it. It hurt without skin, pricked, terribly. Flap, shreds of skin hung from his face. Blood meandered down his neck, torso… Flowed down his stomach, genitals, legs. It gathered at his feet in a scarlet bloodstain.

God, it hurt terribly! As if he'd been burned by fire!

Przemek wanted to be like his dad. He wanted to be a grown-up! But grown-ups shave.

Unfortunately, he tightened the razor too much.

2021 Christopher T. Dabrowski

Christopher T. Dabrowski has published in many places:
USA: "Escape" (2019 - Royal Hawaiian Press), "Anomaly" (2020 - Royal Hawaiian Press)
Spain:"La fuga" (2019 - Royal Hawaiian Press), "Anomalia" (2019 - Royal Hawaiian Press)
Germany: "Die Anomalie" (2020 - Der Romankiosk)
Poland: "Deathbirth" (2008 - Armoryka publishing house),
"Anima vilis" (2010 - Initium publishing house),
"Grobbing" (2012 - Novae Res publishing house),
"Deathbirth and other stories" (2012 & 2017 - Agharta & Armoryka publishing house),
"Z życia Dr Abble" (2013 - Agharta publishing house),
"Orgazmokalipsa" (2016 - Alternatywne publishing house),
"Anomalia" (2016 - Forma publishing house),
"Ucieczka" (2017 - Dom Horroru publishing house) &
"Nie w inność" (2019 - Waspos publishing house.)
He has contributed to anthologies published in the USA, England, Australia, Canada, Poland, Russia, Germany & India, and has stories in PLAYBOY in the Slovak, USA, English, Czech , Russian, Brasilian, Spanish, Argentinian, German, Italian, Hungarian, Mexican, Albanian, & Nigerian editions.

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