Again! The man slammed the steering wheel. Why had he let the salesman sell him this lemon? He climbed out of the car wearily and started walking towards the distant town.
Dark things looked out of windows, pondering the desperate man who did not feel the urge to pass by.
A #fiftywords challenge entry. This week's theme was "lemon".
Inspired by the webserial Pact, where a character mentions how places that have been overun by evil have spells placed on them to deter people. They become only dots on the map, places you drive by but never stop at.
Having traveled a lot and passed many small towns, I have to say, it's a really creepy thought.