“Specimen 313,” by Jeff Strand, tells the story of story of a meat-eating plant named Max and his mad doctor keeper. Eating humans is nice, but after a while it starts to get old. However, with the arrival of a new female neighbor, Max’s malaise may finally be over….
This story is featured in the upcoming monster anthology Monster’s Corner, out from St. Martin’s Press on September 27th. You can download a free ebook version of this story here or wherever ebooks are sold.
Keep an eye on Tor.com in late October for more monster tales and read what we’re doing in the future for All Hallow’s Read.