One Of Us (Daily Prompt)

“You step into an acquaintance’s house for the first time, and discover that everything — from the furniture, to the books, to the art on the wall — is identical to your home. What happens next? (Thanks for an intriguing prompt idea, Lourdes Mint!)” – Daily Prompt

I ran my fingers through his collection of books. I swallowed. The arrangement and titles were as same as mine. I looked at him and he was smiling. “Is anything wrong? You look pale.”

I breathed out. “This might be weird, but the setting of your house is as same as mine!”

“Seriously? Wow, that’s really weird. I think I have a solution, then!” It was the first time I stepped into his house. We only knew each other for two weeks. Perhaps it was the reason I was in doubt until today.

“What is it, then?”

He held my shoulders. “Go to your house and you will know. Let’s talk later, but, first, you have to get home. Now, go, go!”

 – – – – –

I dialed his number. “So, I’m in here. What’s your solution?”

His laugh pierced my ear. “Well, that one of us should have this design and I’m pretty sure you know that it should be me. So, it’s time for you to sleep with your pirated design!”

A click erupted and heat engulfed my skin. The last thing I remembered was the flames hungrily eating my house and my body as my visions went black.

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