As twilight overtook the sky and the village ghosts began rising from graves, floating up from haunted houses, creeping in from shadows, the mayor of the tiny village, Peyroux, continued tidying up, quite unnecessarily, as all had been ready for hours. “Welcome my friends, welcome!” the mayor called out, greeting all by name, shaking hands […]
“It is October,” I state, “so it is acceptable to be sappy to the ghosts haunting one’s home.”
“She is always sappy,” one of the ghosts announces behind me. “Like, all the time,” another one pipes up.
“Shh!!” I crescently howl through clenched teeth! “They will hear! My reputation!!”
“She gives us treats and reads us stories,” a third ghost betrays.
“But it is my headstone!” the ghost declared. “You took it from my graveyard!” retorted the warden of bones. The two old fiends quarreled jovially on their way to the necromantic law library to suss out ownership rights for the dead to see who would pay for the stone’s replacement and who would pay for dinner.
In the Netherworld, television and movies are largely merged. Broadcasts are often public in outdoor or underwater theaters, available later on VHS. Recent releases include: Netherworld’s Finest Diners: Atticus Q. Redghost, villain, takes a tour around the Netherworld, profiling diners in the sea, in haunted caves, and even in a lava tube. Waffles are a […]