Tag: Stories


Evil Tomes: How to Circulate Your Possessed Book Collection

...or even by not allowing them to circulate at all, but all these solutions generally mean that patrons will still lose their lives, loved ones, pets, and/or souls, but now it'll happen on library property...you're municipality's lawyer would probably like to have a word with you about this...

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Starry Night

Drew called into work sick for a month, went to the library, and checked out every book they could on theoretical physics, quantum mechanics, wormhole action, torsion physics, synchronicity, and chaos theory...

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Clownageddon

the circus clowns tumbled out of their miniature car by the dozens & flopped, in their big-shoed way, toward the rodeo clown bar. time for a reckoning...

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The Gift of the Influencers

One thousand eight hundred and seventy dollars. That was all. She had put it aside, one dollar and then another and then another, in her careful posting of selfies and other online activity. Della counted it three times. One thousand eight hundred and seventy dollars. And the next day would be Christmas. There was nothing to do but post an Instagram Story and cry. So Della did it...

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Terrorist Suicide Attack Chipmunks

I was getting into my car to go to work when I saw a chipmunk scurry from under the car and into a nearby bush. I thought to myself "we can't be having any of that," tore off my suit coat, dropped my briefcase, and took chase...

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Piggly Wiggly

Crap, thought Luke. I'm gonna die in the pet food and party supplies aisle of a Piggly Wiggly. "Grab him," the leader of the mob snarled. Her name was Patty Olaffsonn. Up until an hour ago she had been the cashier in charge of helping people check out at the self-service stations. Now? She was the cult leader in charge of helping people check out...permanently....

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