While walking on a main street, the young couple noticed a curious shop.
They walked inside and the doors closed shut behind them.
It was a special shop, they soon learned; all customers who entered it had to buy something before they were allowed to leave.
And the prices were high…
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16 thoughts on “A 50-Word Story a Day Keeps the Boredom Away #71”
Haha I hate it when that happens
Oh! You mean it happens in Virginia? I though all American shopkeepers were fine fellows…
Yes every one of them 🙂 they shake your hand, ask about your mother, give you a discount and then a pat on the back as you leave…(sarcasm aside, the south east is closer to that then most parts of the U.S. I’ve been to)
you slay me sometimes Vinny
Did they have any good hats? 🙂
Indeed they did! 🙂
now we ponder what if anything did they buy??
We will never know!
a certain percentage of their souls? a year from their lives?
It shall remain a mystery, Ophelia…
It’s always better that way
I hope I never end up in that shop…!
I see this is a creepy 50-word story week.
It was a sex shop I bet.
Ooh…I love this story. It’s delightfully creepy.
You are so talented! I love all the 50-words’ I’ve read so far 😀
I like your fancy photos much!