Two Lonely People

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The office was full of pictures of a short, bald man standing next to his victims- mostly dead deer. I had passed other rooms on my way to this one, and their walls were covered with pictures of family and smiling patients.

I know everyone in Hollywood is insane but my doctor graduated from a school of psychiatrists that brought irony to the party.

Overwhelmed, I sat down.

The short man from the pictures glided into the room.

“Hey there I’m Dr. Death.” he said.

There was a moment of awkward silence.

“Not a fan of humor?” he asked.

I was, he just wasn’t funny. I didn’t say anything.

“Okay, let’s start over. You hungry? I have some deer salami that I made myself.”

That didn’t sound very appetizing. I decided to level with him before he offered me anything else.

“Look doc, I’m just here for some Prozac.”

“You know that’s addictive, right?”

“Oh yeah.”

“If I give you Prozac, do you think you could become a little more industrious, maybe do me a favor?”

“Like what?”

“You ever been deer hunting?”

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  1. Avatar ElshaHawk (LoA)

    hee hee, does he stuff the bodies inside the deer? :p That’s a creepy office. The doctor is creepier, nothing worse than forced humor, bad humor.

  2. Avatar Wednesday [PJ] ((LoA))

    I want him to be a serial killer so badly. Loving Doctor Death.

  3. Ahfl_icon THX 0477

    Such a bad doctor in so many ways. Amusing back and forth and quite the little situation you’ve created here. I don’t think the doctor is dangerous, just eccentric with poor boundaries.

  4. Avatar Foolhearted

    This narrator has a great voice, that second line is beautiful. Doubly so because I noticed it knocked out three words from the challenge. Just like August Rode predicted, but I think the delivery there was perfect.

    Also, deer salami is great! My coworker, he makes it himself.

  5. Avatar stargazer1960

    he offered me toward the bottom. It is interesting and creepy as stories go.