‘Her Last Dance’ By Leigh Briar

Kat is haunted by her job as a dancer in the nightclub run by her abusive boyfriend. Every time she lays eyes on the red dancing shoes she wears for her performances, she is sent into a spiral of depression and desperation. One night, things take a seemingly supernatural turn, and Kat begins hearing disembodied voices reminding her of the mortality she faces. She links these hallucinations to her red shoes, and attempts to dispose of them, only for them to return to her each time she destroys them. Finally succumbing to the suffering the shoes signify, Kat finds herself in a pool of her own blood, wondering if the shoes are indeed haunted, or if she has been having a psychological breakdown.

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