Paranoia – Gargleblaster Microstories #199


“What’s that?” exclaimed Donald.

“Just shadows,” soothed Dr. Paganoski. “Relax! Your anti-psychotics will take effect soon. This forest retreat will soothe your…”

“You’re right,” said Donald, unaware he was alone. “I should relax.”

Behind him, a Puma silently dragged Paganoski’s body away.

About EagleAye

I like looking at the serious subjects in the news and seeking the lighter side of the issue. I love satire and spoofs. I see the ridiculous side of things all the time, and my goal is to share that light-hearted view.
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23 Responses to Paranoia – Gargleblaster Microstories #199

  1. Yikes! That’s going to wear off soon. Or perhaps not. Maybe death is a better release.


    • EagleAye says:

      Hehe. Well, he doesn’t have to worry about one particular Puma. That one isn’t hungry anymore. I doubt all this bodes well for his rehabilitation. 😦 Thanks for stopping in! 🙂


  2. kalpana solsi says:

    ohhhh! I could feel the Puma sinking its claws. The terror quotient is high.

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  3. Dave says:

    Ooh, three characters (counting the puma). A challenge in micro-prose!

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  4. Yikes! So much action in 42 words. Very well done!


  5. I love this, as usual! Only 42 words with character, plot, action, suspense – I bow down

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  6. Poor little Donald. I liked the narrative

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  7. Tina says:

    Those antipsychotics will season the meat a bit for the puma. What a story!

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  8. Jen says:

    Youch! Fantastic storytelling!

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  9. Silverleaf says:

    GREAT story! It’s a full story – In 42 words! Well done 🙂


  10. Lyn says:

    Something tells me Donald’s paranoia is about to go ballistic 😀 Forty-two words spun together perfectly.


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