They sat peacefully in the autumn sunshine. Calm. Content. Unsuspecting.
Oh, they had heard the rumours. Seen their neighbours disappear. Only to see them return mutilated and disemboweled. Some barely recognizable.
But it wouldn't happen to them. It couldn't. After all, hadn't they been sitting here for weeks now? Untouched. Secure. No, they would escape the cruel fate that had befallen others. They were sure of it. Just two more days.
But it seems fate had other ideas.
Sadly, no one is immune.