The Last Supper

Free to read horror story from the talented writer/editor Stephanie Ellis powerhouse behind indie press The Infernal Clock and co editor of The Horror Tree site- her collection of short stories is out on amazon- The Reckoning https://www.amazon.co.uk/Reckoning-Collection-Dark-Tales-ebook/dp/B07H226NYX/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1544305547&sr=1-2&keywords=stephanie+ellis+the+reckoning

Stephanie Ellis

It’s been a while since I’ve put anything up here, mainly because of the focus on NaNoWriMo, however to make up for it, here is a free story. The Last Supper was first published in KnightWatch Press’ The Last Diner. It is one of my earliest horror stories and retains a special place in my heart. Some of the dishes described in the story are real – Casu Marzu and Sannakji are both on YouTube amongst other more exotic offerings.

The Last Supper

Nobody paid him much attention as they hurried by. Just another down-and-out huddled in the doorway with the obligatory mangy dog. They would draw a glance, nothing more, before their presence was swiftly and conveniently forgotten. If anyone did notice them it was more out of pity for the dog than compassion for its owner. They were a grey pair, dirty, unkempt, unwanted – except by…

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