Scare-Your-Pants-Off #18

At exactly 6:33 a.m. on Saturday, April 6, Suzette’s husband announced on his Web site the revelation that proved without a doubt that he was the Davidic servant, the one mighty and strong; that the Second Coming would take place by the end of the year; and that all previous
pretenders to the position are now counterfeits and must immediately repent or be struck down and lose their celestial inheritance.

Three hours later, when the number of e-mailed and phone in death threats hit double digits, her husband set her apart as an avenging angel (which gave her the authority to violate the sixth commandment), thrust a deer rifle in her arms, and barricaded himself in the
basement with the children and the second wife. Suzette turned on conference, adjusted the recliner so it was facing the front door, sat down with the rifle across her lap, and picked up her tatting.

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5 thoughts on “Scare-Your-Pants-Off #18”

  1. S.R.: Out of curiosity, have you ever met the Unknown Patriot?

    Excellent opening, by the way.

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  3. This could be good. I don’t really get the horror vibe, but it could be an interesting story.

    I’d expect the threats to hit triple digits in three hours. Double could just be 10, which isn’t a lot considering the provocation.

    I’d read at least a little longer to get a better feel for what this is going to be.

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