Thirty nine words

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For Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt where the given word is Uncanny and the limit just 39 words.

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abb

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He was hung by the neck that morning. Never again could the evasive massacrer mysteriously escape captivity.

That night a lad encountered a vile creature bearing an uncanny resemblance to the manslayer.

The unfortunate soul’s not been seen since.

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23 thoughts on “Thirty nine words

  1. Dale Apr 17, 2021 / 22:26

    Hung by the neck till dead, they used to say… for a good reason!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Iain Kelly Apr 18, 2021 / 08:39

    Is this where Holmes comes in and reveals an identical twin manslayer? Creepy.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Dora Apr 18, 2021 / 19:07

    Not the first thing you want to read in the “Daily News” — or the last thing. Good one Keith.

    Liked by 1 person

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