Here are the rules: Entrants have to write a Halloween-themed story no longer than 100 words. (In Halloween parlance that means the story is “Fun Size.”) This story also must contain the words “trick,” “potion,” and “cobwebs.”
Here’s my submission! Enjoy!
Sprinkles’ Big Scare
Everyone laughed at chipmunk. “Scary? You?!” they scoffed. “Fat chance!”
But wee Sprinkles had a trick up his sleeve.
As the crisp Halloween day morphed into an eerie, moonless night, he toiled away, carefully following the handwritten recipe.
“It’s a potion,” the witch had assured him, “sure to strike fear into the stoutest of souls!”
…Newt eyes? Check…Cobweb ribbons? Check…
Once it was well-mixed into a slurry thick as tar, he gathered the naysayers and choked down his concoction. “Prepare to be fearful!” Sprinkles boomed.
And they were fearful—for their poor little friend had turned green with nausea.
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