Wednesday, August 10, 2011


Aheila's Drabble Day prompt this week is Dye. Check out her blog for the rules.

For my drabble, I decided to use dye in an idiomatic sense:

Jason was a collector of untruths, a prevaricator of the blackest dye. His life was built upon lies. When he was five, Miss Ferguson asked if he preferred peanut butter or bologna. He said peanut butter because he knew it was the answer she wanted to hear; he actually hated both. That was just the beginning. The lies spiraled, growing more serious as the years passed--lies about grades, about high school parties, about where he was at two a.m. last Saturday, about the last time he had seen Nadine alive. For him, lies were the new truth--and he was just fine with that.