A Study In Karma

Photo by: Liz Young

Levi was desperately poor, living off the grid in the wilds of Appalachia. Some days, he didn’t eat, the hunting was so poor.

He was quite surprised when he found a serial killer in his wild boar trap.

He took a picture with an old Polaroid. Then he sent smoke signals to his neighbor 25 miles away, the one with a phone, and got to work.

The FBI arrived a week later, anxious to capture Harry the Heart-Eater. Unfortunately, he was gone.

A frustrated Agent Fredericks said, “What was he like?”

“Not bad,” said Levi. “Especially with ketchup and mustard.”
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Written for the Friday Fictioneers: https://rochellewisoff.com/2018/07/11/13-july-2018/

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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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45 Responses to A Study In Karma

  1. Alice Audrey says:

    Now they have someone else to arrest.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. jillyfunnell says:

    Brilliant. Dark humour at is very best. Loved it.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. StuHN says:

    Shame he didn’t have any fava beans and a nice Chianti.

    Liked by 2 people

  4. Jelli says:

    At least I’m not at the library today… Just spraying soda! Love it! I’m pretty sure it would have been better smothered in barbeque sauce and spitted over the fire… just saying… hehehe!

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  5. Great title, Eric. You know what they say, “Spare the sauce and spoil the cannibal.”

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  6. Iain Kelly says:

    Can’t look a gift horse in the mouth if a meal is served up like that!

    Liked by 1 person

  7. Boiled brains with finger sauce!

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  8. draliman says:

    Haha! Harry certainly got his just desserts. As did Levi 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  9. Dear Eric,

    I’m so glad I had the good sense to set my coffee aside before reading. Guess who’s coming to dinner LOL. Hannibal Lector would read your story with pride.

    Shalom,

    Rochelle

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    • EagleAye says:

      Hehe. If my name was Clarisse, I’d be wary of calls from unfamiliar numbers. I almost caught you off guard with the coffee. I’ll just have to lure you into complacency and then…snort!. 😉 Thanks so much Rochelle!

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  10. trentpmcd says:

    haha. Of course they’ll have to Levi go due to lack of evidence….

    Liked by 1 person

  11. List of X says:

    Was that smoke signals or just coal grill opening and closing?

    Liked by 1 person

  12. Dale says:

    Well it took them so long to get there… what else was he supposed to do with a piece of meat just waiting to be eaten?
    You kill me, Eric…

    Liked by 1 person

  13. yarnspinnerr says:

    LOL. Great write,

    Liked by 1 person

  14. pennygadd51 says:

    Heehee! Caught me with that one, EagleAye! Did any of Harry finish up as a finger buffet?

    Liked by 1 person

  15. 4963andypop says:

    Well, at least he gave the cannibal a taste of his own medicine. 😊

    Liked by 1 person

  16. Ha ha ha, everything tastes better with ketchup and mustard.

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  17. Dahlia says:

    Hahah – superbly done

    Liked by 1 person

  18. granonine says:

    Gives new meaning to the phrase “hoist with his own petard.”

    Liked by 1 person

  19. James McEwan says:

    I had to laugh, well you do, since everything tastes better with ketchup.

    Liked by 1 person

  20. lisarey1990 says:

    Great dark humour.

    Like

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