Gory story

A collection of 55-word stories

Oyster shuckers

Oyster 37 refused to give way without unreasonable force. The shucker instead embedded itself between Staffer 1’s middle left finger and nail. His shrieks were masked by roller-bag tourists’ open-mouthed, ceiling-facing cackles. Staffer 2 stepped in. Customer is king. Uninsured Staffer 1 bandaged himself up. “See you tomorrow,” they grimaced. He called it a night.