The Pied Piper (A Different take on the story as told by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, the Brothers Grimm, and Robert Browning with some inspiration from the “Garfield & Friends” segment “The Pie-Eyed Piper”)
By J.D. Sadler
A long time ago in of Hamlin by the bay, there was a lovely city where the children were at play. Everything was great in Hamlin as almost all the travel books agreed that it was a great place to go and have a look.
Now when the books say "almost", they mean it very well; as one summer in Hamlin City, the rodent population began to swell. No one knew where they came from nor what caused the sudden boom, but soon the town was swarming with a rat and/or mouse in every room.
The rodents were in the buildings, in the churches, and the schools. They filled the local supermarket and all the swimming pools. When you open up a cupboard, you'd find them in your grub. And when someone tried to take a bath, the rodents would share the tub. to make matters