A Halloween PandemicPeople shrieked in fear, running in blind terror as far away from Fella as they could, clutching desperately at miniature bottles of Purell. Tears coursed uselessly down their faces, swallowed by the folds of their costumes. The wind howled around the terrified Halloweeners, whipping viciously at any exposed skin and rattling through the empty branches of the trees. Fella continued on, oblivious to the chaos unfolding around him. He smiled brightly, mistaking it as part of the Halloween cheer. His small plastic pumpkin swung lightly in his hands, eager to be filled with any nearby Halloween candy.A Halloween Pandemic5 years ago in Spooky Stories
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Yet it seemed as if there was no candy to be found. He tried every doorbell, but to no avail. Neighbors peered anxiously through gaps in closed curtains when they thought he wasn't looking, quickly turning off their front lights as soon as they saw him approaching.
After six candy-less streets of trick-or-treating, Fella sighed heavily and gave up. He trudged back down the street