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Friday Fictioneers Flash Fiction Challenge 14 February 2014: Strawberry Blood


Strawberry Blood

Dice was snickering at whatever he was skim-reading.

“Mornin’, Sgt. Hey – that photo somebody’s posting-in every day? Listen to this from the profiler,” he sneered.

“Sir.”

“‘The strawberry represents love, also blood. Also symbolising The Virgin, it’s the holy blood of Christ. Strawberry flowers – white – … purity; …leaves – trifoliate – …Trinity. …glass of wine therefore represents The Eucharist, in which wine is tran…sub…st… ”

“Transubstantiated, sir.” Continue reading

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