Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Shit

I had two problems when I walked into work this morning. One: what to tell my boss about why I was absent yesterday from work and two: how to tell him that I was going to take a vacation to go to Las Vegas. For an indefinite amount of time.

So I clocked in and went to my boss's office and knocked. He didn't answer, but I could see him through the window. He looked like he was taking a nap on his desk.

And then I saw the blood. And my other problems vanished and were replaced by one completely different and much worse.

I opened the door and walked closer. I could see it now, I could see the punctured throat, the dried blood. My boss was dead. My stomach turned and I felt like retching.

There was an envelope on his desk addressed to me. And a note on top of the envelope. It read: NO MORE DISTRACTIONS.


I picked up the envelope and looked inside. It was filled with cash -- at least three thousand dollars -- and another note. This one said: APTDTU MKKF.

I took the envelope and both notes and stuffed them in my purse, then backed out of the office, turned and ran.

I have to leave for Vegas. Now. Before the Jester kills someone else I know. Before he chops off another of Derek's finger.

I have to find him.

13 comments:

  1. Ah, you are truly a part of the game now. What mysteries you will encounter, what enigmas you will face.

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  2. misfits of scienceAugust 10, 2011 at 9:39 AM

    Run run run to the city of sin. There the Cats Grin Freely.

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  3. Does the name Karen mean anything to you?

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  4. Has anyone heard of Candle Cove?

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  5. Never heard of any Karen. And as for Candle Cove - that Children's Show from way back when? With that talking ship? That show?

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  6. Wait, you actually saw Candle Cove?

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  7. I think so. I remember watching reruns when I was really young. It was packaged with, like, H.R. Pufnstuf and Land of the Lost. I don't remember much about it though.

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  8. It's almost impossible to find any clips of it, but it looks like another weird 70's puppet show. Much like the other two... It's a bit of a shame though, let us know if you can remember anything that might be important.

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  9. did your job have eney sekuraty cams if so be cafol thay dont link you with the death of your boss

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  10. We think we have decoded the message and that your next stop should be the Flamingo hotel.

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  11. When you get there, try looking for room with the number 376? It's worth a try.

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  12. Why would the name Karen mean nothing to you? She's a main character in the House of Leaves, one of the books that your brother was left. You said you had read it as well.

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