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Tough It

Posted: Tue May 17, 2011 11:59 am
by Scattercat
"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...

Re: Tough It

Posted: Tue May 17, 2011 2:56 pm
by strawman
Drabble Noir

Re: Tough It

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

Re: Tough It

Posted: Wed May 18, 2011 2:29 pm
by FAIL:SAFE
Very nice. Reminds me of that 80s twilight zone episode- the elevator.

Re: Tough It

Posted: Wed May 18, 2011 6:43 pm
by T. Allan Christopher
Wonderful!

Re: Tough It

Posted: Wed May 18, 2011 8:17 pm
by Scattercat
Alternate title: Eating His Curds and Whey

Re: Tough It

Posted: Thu May 19, 2011 10:28 pm
by tbaker2500
I got it right away, but that didn't detract from the story at all. Nicely done.