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Home Defense

“When they open up that door, you’re gonna whop ’em on the knees with your shovel, okay, son?”

Little Harley nodded his freckled nose and gripped his shovel as tight as he could.

Jim leveled his shotgun. Wasn’t every year you got to do the surprising on your own birthday.


This story was based on the prompt “when they come” at TypeTrigger.

Sneak Attack

With feline grace, the household predator crept to the base of the table. Above, her prey slept, carefree.

With two quick hops, it was all over.

The cat smiled to herself through a crunchy mouthful of cat food. Yep, she still had it.

Her next sneak attack victim? The litterbox!