Douglas Clegg

The Stain

Where’d That Stain Come From?

Jason and his wife have a perfect life. Successful entrepreneurs raising their young son Kyle in wealthy suburbs, they live in a world of blue skies and beautiful neighborhoods.

But within this perfect household, Jason notices a dark stain along the collar of their son’s t-shirt. What caused it? And why does it keep growing?

A Short Story Single

40 pages in length. Available in print and ebook. This short story is also available in the collections Night Asylum and Lights Out.