If Only I Could Remember The Post About The Skull

IN THE CAVE

3 COMMENTS »|EDITAPRIL 3RD, 2009 POSTED 8:48 AM

Wait, Chet,” Bernie said. This was yesterday. We were outside this cave, or abandoned mine or whatever it was, somewhere in Death Valley. “There are no supports. Don’t go in there.” But I had to. I smelled a rat, one of those big desert rats. I don’t like them, not one little bit, don’t like their smell, either, which is kind of like mice except more sour, like they’re always eating something rotten.

The next thing I knew, I was deep in the shaft, smelling the rat, and hearing him, too, scurrying on ahead of me. “Chet! Chet!” Bernie shone the light inside. I saw my own shadow, stretched out way ahead. And what was that? Uh-oh. A skull. A human skull, sitting straight up on the hard-packed ground. And beside it lay a can, a big flat kind of metal can, pretty much the shape of a Frisbee.

“Chet? What’s going on?”

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3 Responses to “If Only I Could Remember The Post About The Skull”

  1. B. Stover
    4:16 am on July 24th, 2009

    Look at the post for April 4.

  2. Librarianwannabe aka
    6:21 am on July 24th, 2009

    From the April comments relating to this post I think the movie was Electric Horseman.

    Librarians rule.

    Not as much as dogs but still. Just sayin'.

  3. Melanie
    7:51 am on July 24th, 2009

    I certainly hope that Chet remembers this. Or at least the rat. Then maybe the skull. Maybe. Unless he smells more bacon.

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