This is cool. I have a scene in my book similar to this.
My Demon Queen/Zombie Priestess collects eyes. She did so ever since she was a little girl, starting, of course, with those of small animals. Here’s a teaser-excerpt from an earlier chapter in my novel. It’s a sort of rapid flashback to her childhood that gets instilled in someone else’s mind (by her). (This isn’t the scene with the eyes in the hands like the gif above. That comes later in the book.) —
Her kiss was like a hammer or a bolt of electricity shooting through his skull. His eyes widened and his jaw dropped with the intense shock that barreled into his mind. A rush of images flooded his brain that were so depraved that he wished he could turn away, but there was nothing he could do but allow this transference of thoughts to run its course and hope that his mind didn’t catch fire in the process.
There was a story behind the images, but it was hard for him to pick through the barrage of pure violence to uncover a plot. Some of the images didn’t make any sense at all, as if they were misplaced in time and didn’t belong — ancient and savage flashes of memory that spanned her ancestry — but others felt more familiar, as though they might’ve been directly related to him.
The first scenes he was able to make sense of were that of a young girl, (Name), at the age of five or six, poking a stick at a dead cat on the side of a road. Its stomach split open and guts collecting maggots, the girl (Name) removed the eyes and replaced them with stones, then refrigerated the stolen organs to be the first set of a larger collection to come. Another girl, her slightly older sister, was in the background, pleading futilely for her to stop tormenting their dead and already defiled pet.
The scene goes on to describe a time when they were teens and my young Demon Queen hides eyes all over her house, including in her sisters room, to spy on her family. Her sister sometimes thinks she sees her younger sibling staring at her from the dark corners of her room…but when she looks more closely…she’s never really there.
Stay connected for more excepts from my zombie-themed, horror/fantasy novel. I’ll be releasing the title of Book One soon since I finished writing it and it’s in is editing stage.