I scooped up the now pinkish squash and threw it into the sink. I reached for a towel to stop the bleeding. There was only so much more of this I could take.
“To enlighten mankind and improve its morals is the only lesson which we offer in this story. In reading it, may the world discover how great is the peril which follows the footsteps of those who will stop at nothing to satisfy their desires.” – Marquis de Sade
The summer was just beginning and already over.