The week-old newspaper on the kitchen table caught his attention. An ad, “Baby Crib For Sale”, was encircled. It had a happy smiley next to it.
Gases from the bloated body filled the room, and while the hazmat suit was uncomfortable, he was very glad to have it.
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I happened to run across The 50-Word Fiction Competition, and decided to enter just for fun. 🙂 The task was to write a story in 50 words or less, and this was my contribution.