Charon poled his barge down the River Styx. He guided the skull-proved vessel past Skull Mountain and through the Titan’s Skull Gate. He docked his boat and tied off through a waiting skull.
He went to clock out, and the office suggestion box caught his eye. He took a piece of parchment and scrawled ‘TOO MANY SKULLS!’
The Lord of the Dead summoned Charon the next day.
“Is there a problem?” Hades asked.
He struggled to explain his feelings. “My passengers are already dead, boss. Isn’t all this just rubbing it in?”
Hades sent the psychopomp on a long-needed vacation.

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