Deck the Hells (Holiday Stories Theme)

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Deck the Hells (Holiday Stories Theme)

Post by Varda » Sat Jun 08, 2013 2:45 pm

Ruined! He was ruined! Satan brooded over the vast, deserted hellscape and wondered for the thousandth time how it’d come to this.

Damn you, hackers! he thought, but damning was no good now. Thanks to a technicality, no souls would be damned to Hell anytime soon. Not until Satan could get a tech guy down here to fix the servers.

The teenagers responsible hadn’t even intended it. They’d just wanted a good haul of Christmas presents.

Sure, there were superficial similarities: signature red outfit, similarly spelled names. But there’s a huge difference between a Damnation List and a Naughty List.
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Post by DoctorBanzai » Sat Jun 08, 2013 2:53 pm

Hacking Satan...Awesome.

Great one, Varda.

Loved the bit about Christmas gifts. Satan...Santa...I can see it.

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Post by strawman » Sat Jun 08, 2013 5:41 pm

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Post by PhineasQP » Sat Jun 08, 2013 6:57 pm

Good shtuff!
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Post by Varda » Sat Jun 08, 2013 9:14 pm

Thanks, guys! Too seasonal though? Can/should I repost it when we get closer to Nondenominational Winter Holiday Season?
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Post by Flintknapper » Sun Jun 09, 2013 6:34 pm

I wouldnt worry about varda. The diehards are probably already hanging their decorations as we speak.

As for my own view, long live saturnalia!

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Post by Varda » Mon Jun 10, 2013 11:21 pm

Saturnalia: now THERE's a holiday with some teeth in it!
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Post by Varda » Wed Nov 20, 2013 3:44 pm

Bumped for Holidays theme! :)
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Post by gunsofchekhovia » Wed Nov 20, 2013 4:25 pm

Nice! Glad you bumped it, as I missed this one the first time around.

This is actually pretty plausible. I really don't think there's any other explanation for Christmas decorations and music before Thanksgiving but escapees from Hell.

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Post by Varda » Wed Nov 20, 2013 7:15 pm

Thanks Guns! I always liked how this one came out. My first Christmas-junk sighting of the year was in friggin' August! Sheesh.
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Post by MonsieurMoustache » Mon Nov 25, 2013 7:23 pm

Dyslexia causes so much excess paperwork. Satan and Santa indeed. Let the Xmas drabs begin!

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Post by will write for beer » Tue Nov 26, 2013 9:50 pm

You might want to consider adding a few words and entering here:
http://www.apexbookcompany.com/2013/11/ ... n-contest/ :twisted:
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Post by K. Claymore » Fri Nov 29, 2013 4:11 pm

Clever, clever!

Excellent one!!!

Reading thru the original posts...i saw the author was concerned about being too early for Christmas back in the summer. But, is it ever really too early for Christmas?

By the way, Varda, you come up with some of the best titles around!

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Post by Varda » Fri Nov 29, 2013 5:00 pm

Thanks for the kind words, K.C.! I'm glad the titles work - I usually hate coming up with them. Sometimes they take me more time to write than the drabble itself! :p

Hey WWFB - thanks for the heads-up! I may very well do that, if I can think of a good way to expand this one! :D Heck, I'll have to see what else the ol' brain can come up with on a holiday theme in the 250-word range. Awesomeness!
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Post by isfullofcrap » Sat Nov 30, 2013 8:51 am

NICE! HAHAHA!
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