Extra Sauce and Garlic Sauce are the last toppings of a dying society

Mall Walk Pt 1


The large Native American Boomer paused . The walkers slowed their brisk pace. This early in the morning , no one suspected someone getting pwned. Robert Jon in his worn blue jeans , the knees worn white came down hard on both . A thud echoed down the inner promenade,  bouncing off the walls of Contempo.  The anchor store watched silently , it's security fence resembling a grinning Totenkopf. The Moment Robert's heart seized up in the grip of death, The Clown turned around and Robert Jon immediately burst into cgi rendered balls of assorted pastel colors . These holographic balls bounced across the patterned carpet and against the protective glass that underlined the chrome railing of the second floor thoroughfares, a sound similar to tennis balls hitting a backstop with robotic plongs. 

Jimmy and Gretchen were the first to speed up their pace as The bright orange haired Clown began his skipping dance and now juggled a human heart (still beating) along with his balls. A cluster of Zoomers gathered in a tight grouping in front of the approaching Time Out Arcade Tunnel . As Jimmy passed first , they giggled and smirked at him. A scream came from behind him , it was Gretchen!  He spun around moderately quick in his Big Dogs brand White T-Shirt and leather tactical sandals .Gretchen swatted with her wrinkled hand at the boy who was squeezing Karen's right breast and would not let go as he lolled out loud . The Clown took notice of the Interference and as is legal par the bylaws of The Mall, pressed the green pom pom on his jumper. A boom erupted from the direction of The MayCompany , clear across at the other end of the Plaza. The bass noise was loud enough to cause the 4 stragglers at the back of the Walkers to keel over , hands gripping stomachs tightly as their ears bled out a mixture of crimson liquid and eardrum tissue. What resembled a Pterodactyl albeit with a human hand the size of a coyote advanced from the distance , bat like wings pummeling the air with a sound like the finest bedspread being puffed and stretched upon a cool mattress. The inhuman hand-face had a circular mouth lined with hundreds of horse and dolphin teeth. In a shocking turn of events (leading to bonus points) the Peteradactyl removed Karen's head at the neck with one outstretched wing. This human/dinosaur hybrid, was nicknamed 'The Jaws Of Life'. The name was chosen by the winner of the 'name that atrocity' competition. Coca Cola The Soda Corporation,  was last year's winner. 

The entire group begin to sing 'Wasting Away In  Margaritoville ' (the song chad thought it was Margarito and couldn't be bothered to correct the error). At this point given the early kick off to the song round , the Clown pulled its own hair completely off. The blood of his scalp showed up in beaded droplets that cascaded down together staining his frilly ruff a cran-apple red. Competitors scattered in achy jogs and trots away from The Clown as the Cordyceps sprouted from its now visible skull cap. 

To be continued.... 🤡

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StealthySteve
StealthySteve

I draw my creative writing energies from getting stabbed , rando gas station altercations, sinking my car in a lake , my love of cats and a heart-felt fascination with the shopping malls of my youth. I also randomly break the fourth wall in real life.


Life in the kali yuga
Life in the kali yuga

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