Christmas in Puyallup

      Daniel Clarke Smith
Christmas in Puyallup

A short story in which a bounty hunter learns that the biggest prize can be earned by giving.It was Halloween Night and Damon was excited about trying out his new Halloween prop in his front yard next to the busy road that ran in front of his house. He was putting on the finishing touches to his new prop when some friends from school decided to drop by and check out his new prop he had been bragging about at school all day.His friends Steve, Jack and Karen rode together in the same car and pulled into Damon's driveway and watched as Damon was practicing slipping the noose around his neck. They all got out of the car and walked up to Damon watching him working feverously before the Trick-or-Treaters arrived asking for candy.Steve said "Looks like you're going to have the coolest Halloween prop in town.""Thanks, Halloween is my favorite day of the year, and I thought I would come up with something you don't always see on Halloween."Karen chimed in and said "Guys it's starting to get dark and we don't want to be late to the party.""You don't have to rush off don't you want to stay just a little while to see the look on the Trick-or-Treaters faces.
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