Every week Rochelle hosts the Friday Fictioneers’ flash fiction contest. One hundred word limit, tied to a picture prompt. Come and have a go, if you think you’re bard enough!
Dave’s psychiatrist, Dr Markof, described him as “impressionable”. “Malleable” or “compliant” might have been closer. Dave’s mind was receptive to any suggestion, because he had nothing within to counter it: little intelligence, no social skills, no rules or regulations, no moral imperative. Example and prescription were indistinguishable for him. He had that unquestioning, wide-eyed innocence of a born follower. His crimes were gory, distressing and, although most of his victims survived, albeit with horrible scars, it was clear to all, they should never have allowed him to watch the vampire film. Monkey see, monkey do! (95)