Serial Story x3

After a few moments, it cleared its throat.

“…shouldn’t you be squealing or thrashing or. ..I dunno…being terrified?”

She cleared her throat, “I…” She paused and took a breath. “I am. Terrified that is.”

An undulant sound of approval hissed up from underneath the bed.

“It’s…”She gulped and continued, “You seem a quicker and cleaner out.”