Posted by A Shadow in the Trees (yet undiscovered by the one in the corn crib) on February 20, 2000 at 03:57:44:
In Reply to: Re: Heard out back in Miss Marcia's Corncrib Last Night........ a scoundrel returns posted by A Shadow in the trees on February 19, 2000 at 03:14:22:
[shuffling noise heard]
"Now thad th' valley iz' asleepin', ah's can 'ead o'er ta' Bummpo's Tavern 'n meet mah' buyer out'n back, 'n sell tis' stolen rum supply...."
[evil chuckling heard]
"But a'fore ah' do, ah' best leave sign fer' Miss Marcia, ta' let 'er knows thad ah'm back...perhaps she'll leave me sum' of 'er fried 'possum in'na sack fer' me, jes' in case ah' 'ave ta' skeedadle quick like..."
[more rustling & shuffling noises heard]
"Now wares thad thar' knife uv' mah'n?
ahh, thar it is...ah'll carve a mark here in th' post next ta' th' door...."
[whittling sounds heard]
"Thar' ah' go, thad'll do ..."
"Now ta' go meet mah' buyer at Bummpo's, 'n hope ah' dont run inta' thad thar infernal hound 'gain, or thar'll be th' devil ta' pay...."
[no more could be heard as the evil scoundrel moved out of earshot & into the nights shadows]
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