Trick or Treat


Kyle and Angie approached the gates just at sunset.

“I’m not sure this is a good idea,” Kyle said.

“Why not?”  You have a cross, and some holy water we nicked from the church,” Angie said.

“But, going dressed like a monk makes me feel silly,” he said.

“You are a Friar actually,” she corrected.

“Okay, a Friar then.  But what are you supposed to be?”

“I am Alicia Masters and Silver Surfer all rolled into one.  So I have the silver skateboard, some real silverware from my mum’s china drawer, and a clove of garlic just in case.”

“Just in case?  See I told you this was a bad idea.”

“Listen Kyle, the kids that trick or treated here last year got the absolutely best stuff.  Well once they got past the vampire and the were wolf.”

“And how many ‘made it past?'”

“Three, but we are better prepared.”

(150 words)


Crimson’s Creative Challenge #50

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