Surgeon, by Bruce Arbuckle

Dr Kleeps will never be described as a great surgeon. I’m not even certain he’s a real doctor. But he’s cheap, decreet, and local. That counts for a lot if you’re short of cash, hunted and about to bleed to death. “You again!” He opens the door and I collapse.

A 50-word story written by Bruce Arbuckle, inspired by the Freewriters Writing Prompt on Hive, “surgeon”

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