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“What could be that scary?” you ask as you hazard a stamp and a buck forty-nine on the tantalizing offering.

Four to six weeks later it arrives. The box is small, but surprisingly heavy.

You grab a knife from the counter and slice open the packing tape, carefully pulling open the flaps and removing the packing peanuts.

There, at the bottom of the box is A SMARTPHONE WITH THE INTERNET BROWSER TABBED TO THE COMMENTS SECTION OF AN ARTICLE ABOUT A NON-WHITE, NON-CISHET CHARACTER BEING ADDED TO THE CAST OF POPULAR GEEK ENTERTAINMENT PRODUCT!

After burning down your house to prevent the evil from spreading, you retreat to the wilderness to spend your remaining days foraging for berries and living in a cave.

The nightmares, however, will never stop.

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One Response to “Halloween Countdown: Day 25 – Strange doors that we’d never close again”

  1. Scholar-Gipsy

    I don’t suppose you had Chuck Wendig in mind when you wrote this?

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