Ms. Capalini sits down at her desk, pushing aside oily rags and loose springs, and begins to draft a letter to Mossoveno Tenk, Mayor of New Babbage.
This letter is to inform you of the winners of this year’s 5th Annual Flash Fiction contest. It was a hard decision as all the entries were wonderful. In the end, it was my own personal affection for the tales of a Practically Perfect Person I’d heard in my child hood that swayed my vote.
Taking First Place (god love you Bert), Emerson Lighthouse.
Taking Second Place (because everyone knows I appreciate a touch of lewdness (not rude, just a hint), Arconus Arkright.
Please take note that I have already notified the bank for forward the funds to these gentlemen. I’ve also laid a copy of the book in the R.F. Burton library.