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A Prophet of Evil

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A Prophet of Evil

by Ambrose Bierce

Genre: Fairy Tale, Fantasy
Setting: America, Fantasy
Format of Original Source: Fable
Recommended Adaptation Length: 10 Minutes

Candidate for Adaptation? Promising

EXCERPT:

An Undertaker Who Was a Member of a Trust saw a Man Leaning on a Spade, and asked him why he was not at work.

“Because,” said the Man Leaning on a Spade, “I belong to the Gravediggers’ National Extortion Society, and we have decided to limit the production of graves and get more money for the reduced output.



COMMENTS:

Sardonic. Cynical. Fun.


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