One Halloween, the devil, disguised as an old man, came to earth and saw a car and a boy about to collide.
That kid was about to become history.
Having saved the child’s life, the devil asked for candy in return.
“For needy children,” he said.
The boy refused.
Soon he was a dead kid in a tiny pine box.
“Another chance?” he asked.
Next day, he and a car were about to meet.
The devil did what the devil does.
It was a sight to behold.
The little boy’s legs crossed the street.
His upper half drove the car.
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