• In the foreword, Rob Schrab states that we all have a monster inside of us, our animal instinct that dictates that we have to kill to survive. In order to keep us civilized and sane, Schrab says, we have to let this monster frolic in our imaginations; otherwise, we risk setting it loose in the real world.
• A little boy named Todd, or Squee, hears a noise, and goes to talk to his parents, who ignore him and remind him that he is not wanted. Squee goes back to his bedroom to find Johnny rummaging through the medicine cabinet looking for Bactine.
• Johnny explains that he needs the Bactine because his last victim fought back and he is wounded. He introduces himself to Squee's teddy bear, Shmee, then screams at the bear and stabs it repeatedly before handing it back to Squee.
• Johnny apologizes for breaking the...
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