Ghosts in the Closet

Drabble: The Ghost of Christmas Past

Four months after the accident
Age 14

After four months as a half-ghost, Danny had gotten used to not belonging anywhere. Feared in the Human World and wanted in the Ghost Zone, he was neither fully human nor fully ghost. He was nobody.

Then, he learned about the Christmas Truce. One day a year, when the ghosts put aside all hostilities to come together as family—and they included him.

From that year on, he made it a point to spend some of every Christmas Eve in the Ghost Zone. Though a half-ghost and their enemy, he was one of them. And all ghosts observe the Truce.

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