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by on February 13, 2015

Rob needed a symbol. Superheroes had to have symbols. He would strike fear into the hearts of the evil-doers plaguing his city. He swore to assume the appearance of the first creature to appear in his dorm room.  He hoped for a bat.

But then his roommate Sam walked in with a leftover oyster from a university dinner.

Oyster Man struck fear in no one’s hearts.

This was written for the Chimera 66 writing challenge at Grammar Ghoul Press. Thanks for reading!


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  1. HAHAHAHA! OysterMan. Good one; a real pearl!

  2. Haha! Yeah, I think he needs to keep looking for a symbol. On the other hand, if he could hook up with Tabasco Girl, they would be a great team. Made me laugh out loud. Well done!

  3. Poor Oyster Man. I’m sure he’d frighten people with shellfish allergies. Maybe?

    • He’s got that going for him, at least. Now, what percentage of the criminal underworld belongs to the shellfish allergy community, well…

  4. Haha, but I bet he could make a slippery getaway 🙂

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