Tough It

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Tough It

Post by Scattercat » Tue May 17, 2011 11:59 am

"Look, Mister 'Smith,' we can do this easy, or we can do this hard," Sergeant Moffitt growled, leaning in.

"You'll be sorry," the thin man tittered, "when the Spider arrives. He knows. He's coming."

Moffitt sat down heavily. "Buddy, I'm offering you a deal, but it won't last forever. Now are you gonna play ball?"

The perp didn't answer. Just stared up at the ceiling, giggling. Moffitt scooped up his diet-allotted container of cottage cheese. Not staring at the ceiling, he realized, as he swallowed the bland foodstuff. Something closer. Something right over Moffitt's head. Moffitt turned, craning his neck...

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Re: Tough It

Post by strawman » Tue May 17, 2011 2:56 pm

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Never judge anyone until you have biopsied their brain.

"Be kind, for everyone is fighting a hard battle."
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Re: Tough It

Post by Mr. Tweedy » Tue May 17, 2011 9:02 pm

Nice. Has sort of a Monty Python vibe. The obese officer does his best to stick to his diet, but in the end it is fruitless, because a giant spider eats him.
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Re: Tough It

Post by FAIL:SAFE » Wed May 18, 2011 2:29 pm

Very nice. Reminds me of that 80s twilight zone episode- the elevator.
I can do it quickly, cheaply or properly- but not all three at once.

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Re: Tough It

Post by T. Allan Christopher » Wed May 18, 2011 6:43 pm

Wonderful!
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Re: Tough It

Post by Scattercat » Wed May 18, 2011 8:17 pm

Alternate title: Eating His Curds and Whey

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Re: Tough It

Post by tbaker2500 » Thu May 19, 2011 10:28 pm

I got it right away, but that didn't detract from the story at all. Nicely done.
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