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Nine Tails of the Sphinx

8 pages5 minutes


Nine Tails of the Sphinx is a story told in four flash-fiction parts that outlines how a single event in a woman's life leads to her unraveling. Raped in high school and having gotten an abortion, she sets out in the world to find love, but can't accept any man - all men remind her of the rapist. She has the option of taking up with women and does so, but the scars won't heal and she searches for the ultimate escape from the painful labyrinth that her life has become. ~900 words, 18+.

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