The Forecast calls for Death

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MonsieurMoustache
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The Forecast calls for Death

Postby MonsieurMoustache » Sat Nov 22, 2014 1:41 am

Ivy was afraid of number 4.

Sometimes she dreamed about it: distant figures whispering its name in warning.

She was certain her death would involve 4 somehow.

She stopped leaving home, afraid she'd come across a rogue number 4 bus, a murderous four-year-old, or slip on four carelessly dropped tetrafish.

When April rolled around, Ivy waited in agony for the fourth, certain that was the day forecast for her demise.

It came and went.

Feeling foolish, and yet relieved, Ivy finally walked outside. It'd been months since she'd felt fresh air.

It's unfortunate how quickly golf courses pop up nowadays.

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Re: The Forecast calls for Death

Postby strawman » Sat Nov 22, 2014 1:00 pm

*facepalm*
Never judge anyone until you have biopsied their brain.

"Be kind, for everyone is fighting a hard battle."
Known Some Call Is Air Am
Spoiler:
Non sum qualis eram = "I am not who I will be"

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Re: The Forecast calls for Death

Postby MonsieurMoustache » Sun Nov 23, 2014 5:18 am

strawman wrote:*facepalm*



I deserve it.

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Re: The Forecast calls for Death

Postby tibbi » Tue Nov 25, 2014 4:57 pm

And thus ends my $.02. :)

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Re: The Forecast calls for Death

Postby strawman » Tue Nov 25, 2014 11:56 pm

yay!
Never judge anyone until you have biopsied their brain.

"Be kind, for everyone is fighting a hard battle."
Known Some Call Is Air Am
Spoiler:
Non sum qualis eram = "I am not who I will be"

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Re: The Forecast calls for Death

Postby MonsieurMoustache » Wed Nov 26, 2014 2:40 am

Fantastic job, Tibbi! I love what you've done, again. I'm guessing that means you enjoyed my groaner of an ending, huh?

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Re: The Forecast calls for Death

Postby tibbi » Wed Nov 26, 2014 3:24 am

Yes I did. :)
And thus ends my $.02. :)

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Re: The Forecast calls for Death

Postby KateZiervogel » Wed Nov 26, 2014 4:33 am

Wahahahahaha love that! Foooouuur! Lol

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Re: The Forecast calls for Death

Postby Penman Bland » Fri Nov 28, 2014 6:59 pm

Or as it's pronounced in some parts of the world, "Shi!"
Euphonious phony tsunami

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Re: The Forecast calls for Death

Postby MonsieurMoustache » Fri Nov 28, 2014 10:27 pm

I'd read at some point that the Chinese and Japanese think the number 4 is unlucky because its name shi is in shini, which means death.

EDIT: Which, now that I click on the link I missed, is exactly what you were alluding to. Awesome.

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Re: The Forecast calls for Death

Postby tibbi » Tue Dec 16, 2014 10:29 pm

Did you see the latest drabblecast has your drabble, read by moi, in it. One of my favorite readings so far. :)
http://www.drabblecast.org/2014/12/07/d ... header-xv/
And thus ends my $.02. :)

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Re: The Forecast calls for Death

Postby MonsieurMoustache » Mon Jan 05, 2015 8:12 am

tibbi wrote:Did you see the latest drabblecast has your drabble, read by moi, in it. One of my favorite readings so far. :)
http://www.drabblecast.org/2014/12/07/d ... header-xv/


Oh yes, did I forget to thank you? I've listened to it numerous times and even showed it off I liked it so much. Thanks Tibbi. You have a wonderful voice.


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