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The photo prompt this week is mysterious. Could it be mutant leeches crawling up from the ocean? Or a giant chain? What’s it doing there? Will Kip and Dredge, notorious slackers and mental giants, figure it out in time?
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Kip and Dredge Go to the Beach
by Jan Brown
Kip and Dredge were participating in their favorite activity, dumpster diving, on an abandoned film set.
“Wow, look at this. Must be a prop from the old ‘King Kong’ movie.”
“This is no prop–it’s solid metal.”
Just then, a huge beast emerged from the ocean. But it wasn’t King Kong. It had a head like a meat cleaver.
“Oh, man, is that Guiron?”
“Yes, I’m Guiron.” The beast spoke English! “Are you the lunch guys?”
“No, man, we don’t have any lunch.”
“You misunderstand.” Guiron brought his cleaver-head down close. “You’re a little scrawny, but could be crunchy appetizers!”