Monday, December 2, 2013

November Mystery Theme Revealed

In October, I announced a second Mystery Theme Month. There were a few correct guesses (including one before I'd even posted the first story), and here's the answer:

The Pentateuch

The five stories are named after the Hebrew names of the books of the Torah--which are taken from the first words of those books. The Biblical name (or a translation, where applicable) appears italicized in the first sentence of each story. They ran in reverse order. Here they are:



I hope you've enjoyed this little game, as I have. This Friday we'll return to our regular weirdness, jocularity, and gut-punch sentimentality.

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