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The Pantsing: A Halloween Tale

Detective Marilyn Grendel took a drag off her cigarette like a teenage boy giving a hickey. She flicked the spent butt to the ground with a loathing usually reserved for relatives who owe you money. Adjusting her three-dollar blazer over … Continue reading

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Spook-ular values: A Halloween parable

It started with a body on a bus. This was followed by a second body on a bus. The interval between the discoveries was so brief that it felt like it couldn’t be a coincidence, though it proved to be … Continue reading

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Scarebnb: A Halloween Review

OMG this place was literally a nightmare. If you have a choice between spending the night in an open grave filled with the corpses of murdered orphans or at Jaundiced Entrails B&B, well, I would say the B&B but only … Continue reading

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The Egging: A Halloween thingy

Troy “The Boil” Doyle blamed society. Consequently, he felt justified in being a jerk, and there was no better time to let your jerk flag fly than Halloween. The little reprobate took full opportunity of the holiday to soap, smash, … Continue reading

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Montessori’s Revenge: A Halloween tale

A mild tremor rumbled beneath the Funky Dreadlock Centre for Childhood Exploration. It wasn’t strong enough to disturb the children’s self-discovery on the possibilities of what 3 plus 4 might add up to. But it was strong enough to awaken … Continue reading

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A fear-free Halloween tale

Boo! No? Too early? Too scary, then. It’s okay, I understand. These are scary times, so I have to ask myself, “Self, do we really need to be more scared at Halloween? Aren’t my pants already sufficiently soiled by day-to-day … Continue reading

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Slaw!

The following tale is not for those weak of heart or strong of odour. Do not read if you are easily frightened by not very good prose that is in its phrasing awkward mostly. If nausea persists for more than … Continue reading

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