Welcome to our Christmas Special post for all our wonderful readers and followers. This year we’re posting a few festive tales to get you into a sparkling mood from our 24 Door Advent Calendar – exclusive to members of our forum. Below are the first two short stories and more are on the way! So put your feet up, grab a mince pie, mulled wine (or a glass of sherry) and read on…
– Silver, Inkblots Editor
Door 23 – Mince Pies
Written by Rob
Thwak Ng jerked from his reverie, and picked up the ringing phone on his desk.
“Tok Long Viet Kong Education Centre, Major Ng speaking,” he said.
“Ah Ng, good morning, Colonel Bhadi here. Did you get my little gift OK yesterday?”
“Good morning colonel. Yes, the problem has been dealt with in the usual way.”
Colonel Bhadi is puzzled: “Problem? What problem?”
Ng is puzzled by Bhadi’s puzzlement: “We carried out the executions at dawn.”
Colonel Bhadi shouts “who on earth have you executed?”
Ng is worried. “The two men you sent.”
“You’ve shot two innocent batmen?”
“I thought that was what you wanted.”
“Why? In God’s name why? They were just bringing you mince pies.”
“That’s right: we always shoot Minh Spies.”