Daily Short Story

Swamp Bastard

When Swamp Bastard first showed up in town, naturally people were afraid of him. After all, he was a monster. But what really started to annoy the townsfolk were the other things: the incessant vandalism, the shoplifting, the sexual harassment. And despite frequent warnings, his property was still a mess.

Swamp Bastard was given a chance to defend himself in front of the Town Council. But he’d only spoken a few words before people realized, Oh, man, he’s drunk!