A Few Minutes, Episode 10: The Devil

As I awoke, only my left eye would open.  The right was swollen shut.

“Ah, I let the Devil out of the bottle and he kicked my ass again.”

I heard her as she squeezed water from a cloth.  The smell was familiar, but I could not place it.

“Eucalyptus?  Mint?”

The instant it graced my face, its warmth relieved my pain. Neither of those…chloroform.

2 thoughts on “A Few Minutes, Episode 10: The Devil”

  1. I’ve never dealt with chloroform outside the fume hood.

    Also glad for the little transcript today – my mom is visiting and anything containing the devil is off-limits while she’s around!

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