Five Sentence Fiction – Horror

Maggie felt her stomach grumbling again. It was that time of the year where she could eat until her heart’s desire, the problem last year was the food was too few. She crossed her fingers, hoping hard that this year would be different.

Maggie smiled wide when she heard the doorbell ring; she walked towards the door and opened it—standing in her doorstep were five kids, all wearing bright costumes and shouting “Trick or treat!”

“Come in, come in, all the treats are inside,” Maggie said—her body fighting hard to keep its human form and her eyes burning deep with hunger.