I'll Kill You Tomorrow

Author: Helen Huber
Published: 1953
Language: English
Wordcount: 3,729 / 18 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 58.4
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 1,315
Added to site: 2009.09.20
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The entities were utterly, ambitiously evil; their line of defense, apparently, was absolutely impregnable.

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omely grinning carrot-top a girl like Lorry could put into dreams as the center of a satisfactory future.

But all this didn't justify a case of jitters in the "basket room."

Lorry said. "Hi, short stuff," and lifted Baby Newcomb--Male, out of his crib for a cuddling.

Baby Newcomb didn't object. The blue eyes came closer. The week-old eyes with the hundred-year-old look. Lorry laid the bundle over her shoulder and smiled into the dimness.

"You want to be president, Shorty?" Lorry felt the warmth of a new life, felt the little body wriggle in snug contentment. "I wouldn't advise it. Tough job." Baby Newcomb twisted in his blanket. Lorry stiffened.

Snug contentment?

Lorry felt two tiny hands clutch and dig into her throat. Not just pawing baby hands. Little fingers that reached and explored for the windpipe.

She uncud

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Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****
2012.08.12
Sardo Weems
*****

A great short story; well-written and creepy, about a roomful of babies who are infected twice.

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