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The Jack Attack

Sure it was Halloween, but things like ghosts never scared me before. I just assumed they were nothing more than stories or glitches of the mind. But there it was floating a few feet from me, and the malevolent face carved into it was my own doing. I always felt jack-o-lanterns looked much too child-friendly, so I made mine sinister with jagged rows of teeth, a v-shaped brow, and eyes that appeared to be forever blazing with hatred. The trick-or-treaters had gone home. Most jack-o-lanterns had either been extinguished or went out of their own accord. But not mine. Mine
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