Originally published online November 1, 2015

This is the third in a series of micro-stories that focus on a trip to the dentist.  The first two, “Special Patient” and “Post-Op,” can be read at Big World

The dentist’s assistant and her patient walked down a hallway.  “If you could walk up to the front, sir, the receptionist will get you taken care of.”  The assistant instructed.

“Thanks, miss.  Sorry about earlier.” The werewolf apologized.

“No worries,” the assistant replied.  “For future reference, you will need to assume your werewolf form before we can begin, okay?”

He snickered before answering: “That’s good to know.  I wasn’t a were.”