Characters Included: Rude
Prompt: 36) Smell
Word Count: 108
You get used to the smell of death and you start to be able to smell the difference between old death and new death. You get used to the bitter smell of blood, the copper tang the smell leaves on the back of your tongue.
You can almost taste how long the body has been there when you walk into a room. At first it can turn your stomach and you remind yourself not to eat before a mission, but after a while you become used to it, immune. You can eat anything before a mission, even meat, watching the bright red juice flow out like someone’s blood.