Welcome to our exciting second week of competition.  The following scene was in my mind last week.  Let's see how you interpret it!

The Rules
  1. Story must continue from the prompt.
  2. No more than 500 words (not including the prompt)
  3. Any genre (in fact an unexpected genre will get you more points.)
  4. Entries must be submitted by Tuesday Noon EST
  5. The winner of each week's competition will be invited to judge the following week.
  6. Have fun!

Week #2 Prompt:
Mary stumbled out through the motel room door.  The frigthened look of the maid reminded her that she was covered in blood.