The Devil Still Has My Lawnmower & Other Tales of the Weird

The Devil Still Has My Lawnmower & Other Tales of the Weird

Giando Sigurani

Giando Sigurani

A man loans his lawnmower to the Devil and must make a trip to Hell to avoid a fine by the Homeowner's association. An extremely boring person negotiates the release of his chicken nugget (which contains the secret to universal peace, prosperity, and happiness) with some extragalactic aliens. A frustrated writer launches her manuscript into deep space, igniting a fierce war in the stars.A loving father and good neighbor ventures into the depths of Hell to retrieve his lawnmower from the Devil himself, or else face a fine by the Homeowners Association. A spectacularly boring man finds the secret to universal peace, prosperity, and happiness in his chicken nugget. A frustrated writer launches her manuscript into deep space in a desperate hope of getting published on another world, accidentally causing an interplanetary war in another galaxy. All these short stories and more from the author of Mister Mercury.
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The Mad Scientist

The Mad Scientist

Giando Sigurani

Giando Sigurani

Dwayne is a decent, polite man. That is, until he finds himself harboring violent feelings towards the morning bus driver. Soon he learns that the source of his anguish comes from the fact that the driver is actually an almost-but-not-quite lifelike robot built by a man who calls himself the Mad Scientist. Now Dwayne ponders the ethics of murdering the robot, and if, indeed, it is murder at all...Dwayne is a decent, polite man with a good sense of how he should treat people. That is, until he finds himself harboring violent feelings towards the morning bus driver. Soon he learns that the source of his anguish comes from the fact that the driver is not human at all, but an almost-but-not-quite lifelike robot built by a man who calls himself the Mad Scientist. Now Dwayne ponders the ethics of murdering the driver and other robots like it, and if, indeed, it is murder at all...
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