Disappearin’ Student Body Blues (Microfiction Monday #71)

Spooky, dude!”

“Yeah. Susan‘s gotten herself into some real dark an’ stormy places lately, ain’t she?”

“Dude. Tunnels, even.”

“Not any of ’em more scary-lookin’ than this one.”

“Yeah. Looks like our old high school. Before the last round o’ budget cuts.”

“Couldn’t paint the place then either, could they, dude?”

“No way. But rottin’ plaster an’ all, it still had people then. Where’d they go?


“Not all of ’em. I don’t think?

“Well, they sure as hell didn’t get jobs.”

“I got a bowl o’ ramen says you’re right.”

“Split it wit’ you. So where are they?”

“Transported, dude.”

“Yeah? Like, where?

“Dunno. But I think it’s like this:

Students and staff at Deadwood High saw graduation day as the light at the end of their tunnel. They ran for it – and were never seen again.

“Gotta watch out for them bright lights. Could be aliens.”

“Or oncomin’ traffic.”


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9 Responses to Disappearin’ Student Body Blues (Microfiction Monday #71)

  1. Pat says:

    Dude. Good start to a Twilight Zone episode. They were always on the creepy side.

  2. Peggy says:

    Hey Dude;

    I think I’m starting to get scared now!
    Good one!

  3. Melanie Sherman says:

    Deadwood High…LOL. Love it.

  4. KB says:

    Scary stuff Dude.

  5. Mama Zen says:

    This is hilarious!

  6. Yeah, dude. That pic screamed escape to me too. Seriously, that’s how I felt about high school. And believe me, I never went back.

    My MM: Escape

  7. Reflections says:

    Great take on this one, dude. Kind of like the Twilight Zone episodes.

  8. tilden says:

    who splits ramen?

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