Nicholas Was…



Glyph is worse than some and better than others. He believes that life is just one damned thing after another, that only pop music can save us now, and that mercy is the mark of a great man (but he's just all right). Nothing he writes here should be taken as an indication that he knows anything about anything.

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6 Responses

  1. Hmmm….

    May save this particular holiday offering for when the kids are a wee bit older.Report

  2. Avatar Neil Obstat says:

    I first read the story in a collecton of his called “Smoke and Mirrors”. I believe he wrote it for a writing competition where stories where limited to 200 words. I’ve turned several folks into Gaiman fans by asking them to begin by reading that story.Report

    • Avatar Glyph says:

      Yep, that’s where I first encountered it as well.

      If Gaiman’s never had it made into official Christmas cards, he should.Report

      • Avatar Glyph says:

        Wait, no. I think it was in Angels and Visitations first? I’ll have to check when I get a chance.

        But anyway, yeah, it makes an impression. It was one of my favorites for sure.Report

  3. Avatar Mike Schilling says:

    Not to mention the Easter Bunny. Other rabbits get to do what they’re famous for, but he’s condemned to eternity being oviparous.Report