Tansy Undercrypt
Author, Illustrator, Purveyor of Doom & Whimsy


May 20th 2013 in Microfiction

“Mr Peabody appeared twice after his death – both times in the back seat of someone’s car.” Emery’s tone was lighthearted (even amused), but Anderson shuddered. “How horrible!” he said, trying to imagine a face suddenly appearing in his rear view mirror. “An unintended horror,” Emery replied smiling. “In life, Peabody had been a driving instructor and showed up to give the person at the wheel some helpful pointers. He never intended for them to start screaming and drive off of the road. They lived, of course, but he never risked it again; too much advice can be a dangerous thing.”

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A notation places this location as “Squeejaw, Rhode Island”. Careful letters on the back read: “[BLANK]“.

(Source: unknown)

Tansy’s answer:  “Annual Cthulhu Cultist Campout, 1921; guarding the sacrifice.” (Post your own answers and read the genius of others on the Tansy Undercrypt Facebook page here.)


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