He did what everyone expected of him. His screams cut through All Hallows’ Eve and the full moon only served to intensify his anguish. His cries echoed. His mask can never be removed.
Artist credit: Dan Duford
Written for the Trifextra Weekend Challenge – Give us the 33 words that follow this illustration. What happens next?
Incredibly dark! Very well done.
I’d have commented sooner, but as soon as I read yours, an idea hit me for an entry. Thanks!
Thanks….I’ll look forward to reading yours!
So sad for him.
This is spooky, and sad.
I know…poor guy.
a whole story in just a few words-devestating
He is a misunderstood creature
as are many of us
This is why I never judge on appearances
that is a wise choice — ha ha
The poor creature – a victim of his situation.
It is sad.
Double scare.. and that night went on for ever…
Some people can’t escape their realities….cartoon or not.
Sad and scary–a creepy combo. Great work!
Thanks very much.
You’ve got to feel sorry for him …… haven’t you?
A great piece of writing.
Thanks….. and I do feel sorry for him.
You took a cartoon character and gave it an amazing amount of emotional depth….all in just 33 words. My favourite entry so far. Very well done.
Thank you so much. I knew there was something sad hiding underneath….it just took me a while to figure out what it was.
From the title to the final word, this is a short write that’s more than sweet: it’s deep and sad and terrifically well done. Thanks for linking up!
Thank you so much. I appreciate that!
I imagine something bloody happened next….
Well done, by the way.
Wow. So much sadness and depth in these 33 words. Nicely done!
Thanks Suzanne. 🙂
Such a poignant, full story in so few words. Nicely done!
Thank you very much.