Stay Warm this Christmas. (Holiday Stories Theme)

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Stay Warm this Christmas. (Holiday Stories Theme)

Post by will write for beer » Wed Dec 18, 2013 12:56 am

His “Naughty” list was growing longer every year. His Santaticians calculated in 20 years there’d be no point in even keeping a list, let alone checking it twice.

He was okay with that.

Since the economy had switched from mining to fracking, he’d been stockpiling as much coal as he could. Today, he had enough lumps to fill everyone’s stockings a thousand times over.

But why give it away when it’d be so much more fun to watch it burn?

People didn’t believe in Santa Claus anymore. They didn’t believe in global warming, either.

All that was about to change.
"Yeah they're dead. They're all messed up."
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Re: Stay Warm this Christmas. (Holiday Stories Theme)

Post by Varda » Wed Dec 18, 2013 1:04 am

Holy crap, that's hilarious, WWFB!

10/10.
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Re: Stay Warm this Christmas. (Holiday Stories Theme)

Post by gunsofchekhovia » Thu Dec 19, 2013 10:43 pm

Not the Christmas we asked for, but the Christmas we deserve.

This is awesome.

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Re: Stay Warm this Christmas. (Holiday Stories Theme)

Post by will write for beer » Fri Dec 20, 2013 8:23 pm

Thanks. My wife works for the EPA, so fracking is a constant conversation at our house. The first line came to me when I was walking the dogs. 30 minutes after sitting down to type, it was done. Definitely the fastest one of these I've ever written.
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Re: Stay Warm this Christmas. (Holiday Stories Theme)

Post by will write for beer » Fri Dec 20, 2013 9:15 pm

I'm on the Drabblecast! Yay me!
(And Norm, natch.)
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Re: Stay Warm this Christmas. (Holiday Stories Theme)

Post by Varda » Fri Dec 20, 2013 10:19 pm

Congrats, WWFB! T'was a perfect pick - absolutely spot-on. :D
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