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Paytients

“Hello, nurse.”

“Good morning!”

“What’s on the menu today?”

“Appendix removal with side salad is on special, and Doctor Jones is whipping up his homemade double bypass.”

“Sounds wonderful, but I’m on a budget today. I’ll take a half-order of hip replacement, please.”

“Certainly. Don’t forget to tip your orderly!”


This story is based on a title suggested by @Invariel.

A Terrible Post-Training-Wheels Accident

It was time to take off the training wheels…

Literally.

Dad tossed the screwdriver up and down. “You’re sure you’re ready for this?” he grunted.

Terrence crossed his arms, frowned, and nodded emphatically.

Later, in the hospital, Terrence held his dad’s hand.

“Be tough,” said Terrence. “They can fix you.”

The Letter Opener: Part 2-4

Herbert peered very cautiously around the corner. The hallway was empty.

No, wait. One of the inhuman creatures was lounging in a chair just beside the exit with its back turned.

It was all or nothing.

Herbert crept up behind the creature—

raised the steel letter opener—

and struck.

Freedom.