Happinex

FRIED! FAST FOOD, SLOW DEATHS (Graveside Tales) December 2007 Horror, 3,700 words
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Craig is stuck—in a small town, in a crappy fast-food job, and on the night shift. But at least he’s managed to make one work friend, a high school pothead named Tommy who repeats sick rumors and tells eerie ghost stories, and at least his new meds are keeping his hallucinations in check. Until the rustling begins.

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FRIED! FAST FOOD, SLOW DEATHS (Graveside Tales)