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Scattercat
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EAT

Post by Scattercat » Tue Nov 16, 2010 3:40 am

"That's weird."

"What?" Shannon looked up. "The sign?"

"Yeah." Dan watched it loom up and zip past as the car rounded the curve. "It just said 'EAT.' No context at all."

Shannon had her head turned, peering at the back of the sign over the treetops until it disappeared completely.

"I guess," Dan went on, half to himself, "it must have had more signs, like for a restaurant or whatever, and they just fell off over time. Still weird though."

Shannon said nothing. She turned to face him, her eyes wide and her teeth glistening, so white and so sharp...

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Re: EAT

Post by bell » Tue Nov 16, 2010 3:48 am

Remind me never to stop anywhere near Essen...
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What would have been written.
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If they hadn't died first.

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Re: EAT

Post by Scattercat » Tue Nov 16, 2010 3:52 am

Probably best to be cautious about certain towns in Pennsylvania, too...

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Re: EAT

Post by bell » Tue Nov 16, 2010 5:11 am

...or Austria:

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http://www.apoGrypha.blogspot.com" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

What would have been written.
Spoiler:
If they hadn't died first.

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Re: EAT

Post by Travelin Corpse Feet » Wed Nov 17, 2010 5:21 pm

I liked it. I think the end is easy to see coming, but I don't think you were trying to hide it to begin with and it still works.
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Re: EAT

Post by Scattercat » Thu Nov 18, 2010 2:59 am

I don't care for "surprise" endings. I use them rarely at most. Generally I'm much more about mood and tone than the Gotcha Game.

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Re: EAT

Post by Thomas Daulton » Tue Nov 23, 2010 1:40 am

Still works though!
"All that is gold does not glitter; not all those that wander are lost." --J.R.R. TOLKIEN

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