Drabblecast 375 – Ghost in the Coffee Machine

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Drabblecast 375 – Ghost in the Coffee Machine

Postby SpareInch » Thu Jan 21, 2016 2:30 pm

Feature:  Ghost in the Coffee Machine  by  Charity Tahmaseb

•  Genre:  Drabblecast  Fantasy


Friday, January 1st, 2016

When it comes to ghosts, my grandmother has one solution: brew a pot of coffee. Like today, in Sadie Lancaster’s kitchen.
Sadie clutches her hands beneath her chin and stares at our percolator, her eyes huge. The thing gurgles and hisses as if it
resents being pressed into service. My own reflection in its side is distorted. When I was younger, I thought this was how ghosts see our world.

  

Produced by Adam Pracht
Episode Art:  Kristine Herman
Read by:  Veronica Giguere


Twabble:  “Congratulations, Earthlings! Your world has been chosen for the Planetball Tournament. Better hold on to something. ”  by  Niboree
The truth may be out there, but lies are inside your head.

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Re: Drabblecast 375 – Ghost in the Coffee Machine

Postby SpareInch » Thu Jan 21, 2016 3:11 pm

Ghosts love coffee? Makes perfect sense to me.

By the way, folks. I just want to remind all & sundry that, well, all & sundry can post episode discussion threads. Just copy and paste the relevant parts from the Drabblecasst.org page for the episode in question to make the header post, and Bob's your Aunty Mabel. After all, I'm not on the staff, and I've done the last dozen or so threads. ;)
The truth may be out there, but lies are inside your head.

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Re: Drabblecast 375 – Ghost in the Coffee Machine

Postby ajaye » Fri Feb 05, 2016 9:14 am

I really enjoyed this story, loved the premise and the execution. Had me smiling many times.

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Re: Drabblecast 375 – Ghost in the Coffee Machine

Postby Tom1234567 » Thu Feb 25, 2016 10:51 pm

I also loved this story! Fantastic, I didn't expect the twist near the end. :|

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Re: Drabblecast 375 – Ghost in the Coffee Machine

Postby RebelWithoutASauce » Fri Jul 14, 2017 5:03 pm

I really liked this story. The entire premise was absurd but the main character was constantly finding mundane things absurd...which cast light on how silly some of the things in our everyday lives are.


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